AEB for All: NHTSA files proposal mandating AEB on all passenger cars, light trucks

Washington, D.C. — The U.S.’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) put forth a proposal to its federal government on Wednesday that calls for automatic emergency braking and pedestrian AEB systems to be made mandatory on all passenger cars and light trucks. The administration estimates that a ruling in its favour would save at least […]

ADAS Aware: IIHS study shows used vehicle safety systems go underutilized

Toronto, Ontario — Vehicles these days are full of sensors and safety features, but as these vehicles change hands from owner-to-owner, the specific functions of some of these systems can get lost to a game of broken telephone, according to a recent study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The latest research from the […]

Night Moves: IIHS to develop nighttime AEB testing standards

Toronto, Ontario — The rapid integration of automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems into passenger vehicles has been nothing short of miraculous in its ability to save driver’s lives, however, the IIHS has announced that they are developing testing to shed light on one of the technology’s most significant downfalls. New research from the Insurance Institute […]

Team Toyota: Toyota Safety Sense Package renamed ‘T-Mate’, new features added

Toronto, Ontario — Toyota’s ADAS technology will now be known by a new name, as the features included in the Toyota Safety Sense (TSS) package will now be referred to as “Toyota T-Mate” in European markets going forward. T-Mate builds on the previous TSS package, which included a pre-collision system (PCS), by incorporating new parking […]

Safety Systems: Honda unveils tech to achieve zero collision fatality mission by 2050

Tokyo, Japan — Honda believes it has cracked the code to zero collision fatalities in their vehicles with the announcement of two new pieces of technology that the automaker promises will be a game-changer for road safety. In the ongoing effort of reaching its goal of “zero traffic collision fatalities involving Honda motorcycles and automobiles […]

Top of the Class: Hyundai lineup 98 percent AEB-equipped, two years ahead of deadline

Toronto, Ontario — Like the kid in class that somehow got their science project done a week early, Hyundai is showing off as among the first automakers to equip nearly all of their vehicles with automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems. Beating the industry deadline by two years, 98 percent of all Hyundai vehicles produced this […]