10 manufacturers that are about to make their cars safer for free

POSTED BY admin ON 14 September 2015

Forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking is about to become a standard feature in vehicles made by Audi, BMW, Ford, Mazda, General Motors, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo. As the auto manufacturers looks towards providing their customers with safer cars, these features will be part and parcel of their new vehicles in the next few years.

All these brands have signed an agreement in the good ol’ U.S.A to make these features a standard one in all their cars and possibly decreasing the amount accidents.

Active braking was pioneered by Volvo in 2007 but it was actually Honda who started it four years earlier. Only available in the Japanese market back then, the Honda system did not actually fully stop a vehicle, it only reduced the vehicle’s speed.

A recent price drop in sensors and systems is giving automakers a chance to include these in their cars for next to nothing, and we believe that these should also be a standard feature in vehicles that are sold in Malaysia.