Automatic Braking to be Standard by 2020
While it is merely an option right now, cars with automatic brakes are likely going to be a standard addition to cars by 2020. What this means for those of you who want total control with your brakes, you are going to end up driving older cars for the rest of your life. Here’s hoping it makes an undeniably positive impact on our roads.
According to Tech Times, several automakers are aiming to make automatic emergency braking (AEB) standard equipment by 2022. The introduction of the automatic emergency braking safety system in the United Stated virtually guarantees it will also carry over to the Canadian market.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced on its official website a commitment from 20 automakers to make the AEB systems a standard feature by Sept. 1, 2022. The car maker companies entering this agreement represent more than 99 percent of the U.S. automotive industry. Continue Reading