According to an article published by
Business Finance News, 20 vehicle manufacturers have agreed to make automatic braking systems
a new standard for their vehicles by September 2022. The United States
Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,
the 20 automakers that agreed, which also make up 99% of auto sales in
the US, and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety confirmed this
statement on Thursday, March 17.
How Will These Automatic Braking Systems Keep Drivers Safe?
The automatic braking system is designed to stop a vehicle if a driver
does not apply the brakes or does not apply enough pressure to the brakes
an accident. According to statistics, these auto-emergency braking systems will help
reduce the number of injuries and fatalities that occur as a result of
vehicle collisions. Sources state that the number of crashes which occur
every year will drop as much as 20%, which means more than one million
car accidents can be prevented annually.
Which Car Manufacturers Have Agreed to this New Standard?
Because these new systems have the potential to prevent numerous types
of car accidents on a day-to-day basis, many carmakers have decided to
implement this new standard in the vehicle production system.
Some of the manufacturers implementing automatic braking systems include:
- Volkswagen AG
- Volvo Cars USA
- Toyota Motor
- Land Rover
- Mitsubishi Motors
- Tesla Motor Inc.
- Detroit-based Ford Motor Company
- General Motors Company
- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV
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