Chevrolet’s Crash Course on Avoiding Collisions
Advanced technologies can assistance business in common pile-up situations
Oshawa, Ontario (Thursday, Oct 23, 2014) – Even a best, many defensive drivers can finish adult in an astonishing crash. Chevrolet’s 2015 lineup provides pivotal facilities that assistance strengthen drivers and passengers before, during or after a crash, yet a concentration is on new technologies directed during assisting equivocate a pile-up in a initial place.
According to a 2012 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report, some-more than one in 4 police-reported automobile crashes any year are rear-end collisions between a motorist and a automobile they are following, Nearly one in 10 occur during line changes done during a wrong time.
Chevrolet is regulating cameras, radar and ultrasonic sensor record to assistance drivers equivocate these rear-end collisions and blind spot-caused sideswipes, as good as parking lot buffer benders and more.
“The best kind of reserve insurance we can offer are customer-focused facilities that assistance drivers equivocate a pile-up altogether, and that are kept incited on for each trip”, pronounced Raymond J. Kiefer, General Motors Active Safety Technical Fellow.
Kiefer and his group grown a law “Safety Alert Seat” underline to assistance hearing-impaired drivers and convince drivers to leave facilities incited on.
Like a Smart phone, a motorist can name moving rather than beeping alerts that intuitively “tap” them on a left, right, or both sides of a chair bottom to assistance approach their courtesy to a probable pile-up conditions rescued by a automobile sensors. The Safety Alert Seat is accessible on Silverado, Tahoe, and Suburban.
Chevrolet’s pile-up deterrence technologies are designed to assistance drivers in many bland situations, yet nothing substitutes for careful, distraction-free driving, use of chair belts and child seats when appropriate, obeying trade laws and pushing solemn and unimpaired.
Here are a few Chevrolet pile-up deterrence technologies:
Rear Vision Camera, when backing, displays a stage behind that might be secret by a motorist or in mirrors. Uses a back camera. Available opposite a Chevrolet lineup.
Rear Cross Traffic Alert lets we know if a automobile is coming from a side when backing, such as when parked between dual vast vehicles. Uses dual back dilemma radars. Available on 2015 Cruze, Malibu, Impala, Traverse, Tahoe and Suburban.
Side Blind Zone Alert, alerts a motorist if a automobile is in a left or right side blind mark – before a probable line change. Uses dual back dilemma radars. Available on Cruze, Malibu, Impala, Traverse, Tahoe and Suburban.
Forward Collision Alert, might “see” a pile-up conditions before we do, and can warning when a motorist when a pile-up into a automobile we are following is imminent. Uses front camera and/or radar. Available on 2015 Sonic, Volt, Malibu, Impala, Equinox, Traverse, Colorado, Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban.
Other Chevrolet crash-avoidance facilities embody Front Automatic Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Lane Departure Warning.
Front Automatic Braking automatically relates a stop when a complement might see a pile-up conditions brazen before we do, and can be suspicion of us a “backup” or “Plan B” if we do not respond fast to Forward Collision Alert warnings, or if a rear-end pile-up conditions fast unfolds. At revoke speeds, a underline might even assistance equivocate a crash, while during aloft speeds, it can revoke pile-up astringency and injury. Uses front radar.
Adaptive Cruise Control works like unchanging journey control until we are following a automobile ahead, when it automatically accelerates and brakes (up to assuage levels) to assistance follow during a driver-selected journey speed and following opening while we drive and compensate courtesy to a road. Uses front radar.
Lane Departure Warning can warning a motorist who drifts out of rescued line lines unintentionally or but a spin signal, when roving faster than 56 km/h, that can infrequently occur to dreaming or sleepy drivers. Uses front camera.
The concentration on motorist and newcomer reserve is a post of a Chevrolet. Examples of reserve care include:
- Chevrolet has some-more vehicles with a 5-star Overall Vehicle Score from NHTSA than Toyota or Ford. Models embody Sonic, Volt, Camaro Coupe, Malibu, Impala, Traverse and a Silverado 1500 Crew Cab).
- The 2014 Chevrolet Equinox and Malibu perceived Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 2014 Top Safety Pick + ratings – a top conferred – on models with accessible brazen collision alert. Equinox and a GMC sibling, a Terrain, were a usually compress SUVs of 9 tested to acquire this rating.
- The 2014 Spark is a usually mini automobile named an IIHS Top Safety Pick.
About Chevrolet in Canada
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