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Technology | November 14 2017

Looking ahead: Forward Collision Warning

A quick stop in heavy traffic – it’s one of the most challenging situations a driver faces, but it happens regularly, whether it be the daily rush-hour commute, or arriving for a big sporting event or concert, or as other drivers react to an ongoing emergency. The rear-end collision is the most common type of
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Technology | October 24 2017

Watch your back with parking detection systems

Parking lots are a high-risk zone for crashes. Typically, there are multiple cars moving at the same time, it can be hard to see past or around some tall vehicles and, sadly, not everyone is paying close attention. An extra set of eyes comes in handy. Or, in the case of several Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep,
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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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Jeep | September 14 2017

Safety and Security First

The all-new Jeep® Compass continues to make international inroads, not only in terms of production and sales, but also safety and security technology. The model has just been awarded a five-star safety rating – the highest possible rating – in tests carried out by Euro NCAP. The independent European organization awarded the Compass high scores
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