brake assist

Toyota, Lexus promise to make automated braking standard by next year
Toyota, Lexus promise to make automated braking standard by next year

Last week, 20 automakers that account for 99 percent of the U.S. car market agreed to make automated braking standard on all new vehicles by the year 2022. Toyota and Lexus fans, however, will see many of their favorite rides equipped with the safety technology far earlier. Toyota says that nearly...Read More»

Honda Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) demo  -  Japan, 11/2012
20 automakers promise to make automatic braking standard by 2022

No one knows for certain when fully autonomous cars will be sold to the public, but as of today, we know when autonomous braking systems will become standard on millions of new vehicles. That's because this morning, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for...Read More»

2014 Dodge Dart
2013-2014 Dodge Dart Recalled: Over 121,000 Vehicles Affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 121,000 Dodge Dart sedans from the 2013 and 2014 model year. The automaker says that problems with the Dart's braking system could increase the risk of accidents. WATCH: 2015 Ford Edge Video Road Test Specifically, the recall is linked to a flawed...Read More»

Full Auto Brake with Pedestrian Detection  -  2011 Volvo S60
Brake-Assist May Become Mandatory In Near Future

Generally speaking, America's roads are safer than ever. Traffic fatality rates have hit historic lows, and that's due in part to the vehicles we drive -- vehicles that may soon become even safer if the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has anything to say about it. Countless...Read More»

Nissan's Autonomous Emergency Steering System
Nissan's Autonomous Steering System Dodges Danger For You

Nissan has been on a high-tech run the past several days. On Friday, the automaker announced its "Emergency Assist for Pedal Misapplication" system, which can apply the brakes when drivers hit the gas by mistake. And on Monday, we heard about a new rear-facing camera on the 2013 Altima that warns...Read More»

Nissan's Emergency Assist for Pedal Misapplication technology
Nissan's New Safety Tech Knows When You Hit The Gas By Mistake

You've probably heard of "Brake Assist", the in-car technology that automatically slows a vehicle when the onboard computer senses that a collision is imminent. You've probably also heard of "Lane Assist", which lets drivers know when they've drifted out of their travel lane. Now, Nissan has...Read More»

Subaru EyeSight stereo camera sensor system
2013 Subaru Legacy, Outback Will Offer High-Tech Safety System

If you want advanced safety systems on your next set of wheels but can't afford an expensive luxury ride, you may want to take a trip down to your local Subaru showroom. Later this year, Subaru will roll out the 2013 Legacy and Outback, which will offer a host of safety features like pre-collision...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
AAA Highlights New Vehicle Technology Trends In 2012

As the array of new vehicle technologies continues to increase, so, too does the trend toward consumer acceptance. That’s the gist of what AAA has found in its analysis of new vehicle technology trends in 2012. Considering that anti-lock brakes (ABS) and electronic stability control (ESC), at...Read More»

2010 Toyota Yaris
2010 Toyota Yaris: Cheapest New Car With Stability Control

It's not surprising at all that the smallest, least expensive vehicles typically get short shrift on features. You won't find power windows or mirrors, central locking, air conditioning, or even sound systems on some of the most affordable versions of the cheapest models. But while most automakers...Read More»

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