Safety, After Dark: More than half of vehicles in night AEB test underperform, IIHS says

Toronto, Ontario — It almost goes without saying that when night falls, the quality of people’s driving tends to decline, but the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is warning automakers that the case shouldn’t be the same for automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems after dark. The organization recently completed its first-ever round of nighttime AEB […]

Grey-DAS: ADAS tech could prevent a third of crash scenarios for older drivers, IIHS says

Toronto, Ontario — Advanced driver-assistance technology (ADAS) could be the key to keeping our older generation of Canadians safe on the road, according to a new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In the IIHS’s latest report released on Thursday, “Safety potential of crash avoidance features, improved headlights, and V2V-enhanced technologies for […]

Upping the Ante: IIHS to update AEB testing to address higher speed collisions

Toronto, Ontario — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has announced that it will be re-evaluating the conditions in which it runs automatic emergency braking system (AEB) testing to address front-to-rear collisions at higher speeds. The institute is calling for OEMs to look into ways of preventing such collisions while also stating that the […]