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Toyota safety system steers itself to avoid crashes

3 years agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

A car that can steer itself away from an impending crash is among a number of new safety technologies currently under development at Toyota Motor Corp. headquarters in Japan. The advanced collision avoidance system uses millimetre-wave radar technology, stereo cameras and infrared beams to analyse an impending crash and calculate to what degree it needs [...] Original article from: Australian Car Advice - Australia's largest independent Auto site.
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Volvo developing animal crash avoidance system

Vehicles / Cars : Car Advice (3 years ago)

In an effort to strengthen its reputation as the most advanced vehicle safety manufacturer in the world, Volvo is developing a system that can detect animals on the road and automatically brake to avoid a collision. The system promi... Read Post

D’oh! Volvo Crashes During Crash Avoidance Demo

Vehicles / Cars : Wired: Autopia (5 years ago)

A great reputation for safety doesn’t count for much if your car crashes during a demonstration of its crash avoidance technology. That’s exactly what happened to Volvo this week as it showed off the collision avoidance system in th... Read Post

Toyota Tests Auto-Steering To Avoid Crashes

Vehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires (3 years ago)

Today in Japan, Toyota displayed new advanced safety technology including a new feature for accident avoidance. Volvo and other automakers have already sold cars with collision avoidance systems that apply brakes when a low-speed im... Read Post

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