Automatic Emergency Braking

Twenty car-makers commit to automatic emergency braking system as standard by 2022.

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced the commitment by 20 automakers, representing over 99 percent of the country’s automotive industry, to make AEB systems a standard feature by no later than Sept. 1, 2022.

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A great number of road accidents caused by late braking, can be prevented by Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) system.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, said:

“It’s an exciting time for vehicle safety. By proactively making emergency braking systems standard equipment on their vehicles, these 20 automakers will help prevent thousands of crashes and save lives. It’s a win for safety and a win for consumers.”

source NHTSA