Automated Braking to be Standard Equipment


BestRide | Sep 13, 2015

Automated Braking to be Standard EquipmentA large group of the world’s most prominent automakers has agreed in principle to make automatic braking (often called mitigated braking in automotive circles) standard equipment across the board on all makes and models. With the recent developments in automatic emergency braking technology, industry leading automakers Audi, BMW, General Motors, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, and Volvo have announced that they will work in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) to work out the details of the agreement, including a timeline for implementing changes across their entire lineup.

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