Autonomous Braking for all EU new Cars

New European regulations will require new cars to have autonomous emergency braking, or AEB. All new commercial vehicles will be fitted with the technology from 2014.  Image credit: Volvo cars

Autonomous Braking for all EU new Cars



A study by European Commission, found vehicles fitted with this technology reduced traffic accidents by 27 percent, preventing up to 8,000 deaths and between $6.05 and $9.7 billion saved each year!

AEB system uses radar and laser to sense an impending collision.

Autonomous emergency braking will also sense pedestrians and apply the brakes before impact.

You can read the full report here



via engadget

source euroncap