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 […]

Slip on your ADAS: AAA study shows most safety systems fail in moderate rainfall

Toronto, Ontario — A new study from AAA shows that most cars can’t see much better in the rain than you can as vehicle safety systems are reported to falter in inclement weather. During closed course testing, AAA simulated rainfall and found that test vehicles equipped with automatic emergency braking (AEB) traveling at 35 mph […]

Bosch Knows Best: Bosch reports AEB could prevent one-third of crashes

Toronto, Ontario — With a bill proposing to mandate the integration of AEB on all passenger vehicles currently before the U.S. House of Representatives, Bosch has released a report showing that about one-third of U.S. vehicle crashes could be prevented with the technology. Bosch said that if integrated across the board, Automatic Emergency Braking systems […]

Braking the Bank: Bill mandating AEB on all vehicles to go before U.S. House

Washington, D.C. — A $1 trillion infrastructure bill currently before the U.S. House of Representatives has the potential to mandate automatic emergency braking in all passenger vehicles, setting a significant new benchmark for automakers. The bill requires the Secretary of Transportation to make a rule establishing minimum performance standards for such anti-crash technology, and to […]