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GM Engineer Honored For Suspension System

February 8, 1993

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) _ A General Motors Corp. engineer was honored Monday for his role in developing a computerized suspension system designed to create a smooth ride over bumpy roads.

Kamal Majeed was presented with the ″Boss″ Kettering Award during a ceremony at GM’s Delco Chassis plant.

The award goes to GM employees whose patented inventions provide significant benefits to the company. Majeed led a team that began work on the ″road-sensing″ suspension system about four years ago.

The system allows a car to sense bumps and turns in the road by a computer that reads data fed by sensors. The computer then adjusts the struts and shock absorbers to maintain a smooth ride.

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