Tag Archives: safety technology

Safety | September 30 2019

FCA US Keeps Focus on Safety in Automated Driving Development

The anticipated benefits of automated driving technologies are enticing. They include potential for reducing crashes, improving traffic flow and extending mobility to those unable to drive. But replacing the human driver with technology that can accurately identify and quickly respond to complex traffic situations is an enormous hurdle. The goal is clear: Our automated driving
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Technology | October 10 2017

Engine Stop-Start: Making saving fuel easier

As many parents of young children know, getting kids to save energy is not always easy. One popular strategy is regular reminders: “Turn off the lights,” “Turn off the TV if you’re not watching it,” even “Unplug your phone chargers.” Helping kids develop energy consciousness is challenging, but success is more likely by making it
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Technology | October 03 2017

Back up, Stop, Back Up, STOP!

Whether it’s maneuvering around bikes in a driveway, trying to align a trailer hitch or backing out of a crowded space, navigating a vehicle in reverse can have its challenges, even for the most skilled driver. Helping to make these driving situations a bit easier is the ParkView® rear back up camera. The Parkview rear
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Technology | September 26 2017

The Breakdown on Advanced Braking Technology

It’s no secret that alert drivers are better able to avoid collisions than those who are unready. Now imagine how such preparedness might translate to a vehicle. What if its brakes went on heightened alert when a collision appeared imminent? That’s basically what happens with Full-speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus (FSFCW+), a safety feature available on
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