Upgrades include the introduction of new crash tests and improvements to existing ones, as well as the first-ever performance testing of automated safety technologies such as autonomous emergency braking and active lane-support systems.
SafeCap has sensors that follow drivers’ head movements – particularly relaxation of neck muscles – that detect when a driver is becoming drowsy or has fallen asleep. The sensors cause the cap to vibrate and generate sound and...
While at the OE level the price of ADAS technologies may be going down, and their availability across various model lines is going up, some still see aftermarket ADAS as necessary well into the future.
The China Automotive Technology and Research Center says the Haval H6 was the subject of the first public demonstration of the new rollover crash-test regime – said to use criteria more stringent than that used by European and U.S. crash labs.
VIDEO INCLUDED: The airbag prevents a passenger’s body from being thrown out of the car through the sunroof in a rollover accident, says Hyundai Mobis, the parts-making subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Group.
The automakers, who collectively represent 85% of the Chinese market, make the announcement at the launch of Stop the Crash China, an event in Shanghai promoting a range of vehicle-safety technologies including ESC.
Most of the vehicles still in need of repairs are owned by people who do not have their cars serviced through the Honda dealer network, or their contact details are not known to the company, the automaker says.