Items tagged with automatic emergency braking

It seems as though the U.S. Government is continually having to save us from ourselves with regards to the vehicles we drive. Over the years, we’ve seen mandates with regards to antilock braking systems (ABS), airbags, stability control systems and even backup cameras. Today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is hoping to save more lives with a new directive on automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems for automobiles. A number of luxury vehicles have included such technology for nearly a decade, and it has even filtered down to mainstream vehicles in higher trims or via option packages. But the NHTSA has announced that it has reached an agreement with 20 auto manufacturers,... Read more...