One proposed measure the Senate and House bills have in common is to order the U.S. Department of Transportation to study the use of driver monitoring systems to minimize or eliminate driver distraction or driver disengagement.
The electrical pump’s major advantage is that it can switch off when the brakes are not activated, whereas mechanical vacuum pumps run continuously while the vehicle is running even when there is no need, Rheinmetall says.
The Peugeot e-Expert, Citroen e-Jumpy and Opel Vivaro-e will be offered with two types of batteries, 50 and 75 kWh, that offer ranges of 142 miles to 205 miles, respectively. PSA also is looking into hydrogen fuel-cell technology.
Based on the dedicated MEB electric-car platform developed by parent Volkswagen, the new model will be a sporting sister to the more upright Q4 e-tron revealed as a concept at the 2019 Geneva auto show.
It’s the augmented reality head-up display that could really set the new S-Class apart. The current MBUX system has integrated AR, but what Mercedes promises for the second-generation sounds equal parts futuristic and practical.