There are an increasing number of regulations and requirements on safety systems:

Active Safety (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems)

Passive Safety

Anti-Lock Brakes

Seat Belts

Traction Control

Air Bags

Active Suspension and Electronic Stability Control

Collapsible Steering Column

Lane Departure Warning / Lane Assist

Passenger Compartment Crumple Zones

Emergency Brake Assist / Collision Avoidance

Head Impact

Pedestrian Avoidance

These systems require advanced sensor technologies, as well as power, connectivity, and communications solutions, increasing semiconductor content.