Acura Automobiles: Honda and Acura Rearview Camera Systems First to be Recognized as Advanced Technology Features by a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Posted on 09. Jun, 2014 by in Acura Canada

Honda’s efforts in a areas of extended motorist prominence have been famous by a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as partial of a 5-Star Safety Ratings module (also famous as a New Car Assessment Program (NCAP)), with scarcely all Honda and Acura models with rearview camera systems apropos a initial vehicles in a attention to be famous by a U.S. Department of Transportation for carrying met a Advanced Technology Feature opening criteria (http://1.usa.gov/Pv0lKq).

Honda vehicles earning this initial approval from NHTSA for a focus of endorsed rearview camera systems (what NHTSA calls rearview video systems) embody a Honda Accord Coupe, Sedan, Hybrid and Plug-In, Civic Coupe, Sedan, Hybrid and Civic Natural Gas, Crosstour, CR-V, CR-Z, Fit EV, Odyssey, Pilot and Ridgeline1; as good as a Acura ILX and ILX Hybrid, MDX, TL, TSX, RDX, RLX and RLX Hybrid (see list below). Additional Honda and Acura models that have been versed with customary rearview camera systems are approaching to have their rearview camera systems famous as Advanced Technology Features in a nearby future, including a all-new 2015 Fit subcompact vehicle and 2015 Acura TLX midsize oppulance sedan, both rising in open 2014.

“Rearview cameras are an constituent partial of Honda’s proceed to raise motorist visibility,” pronounced Art St. Cyr, clamp boss of product formulation and logistics during American Honda. “By a 2015 indication year all Honda and Acura models will have rearview cameras customary on all models, nonetheless another instance of how a association is committed to enhancing a prominence and reserve of a business and everybody on a road.”   

The further of rearview video systems to NHTSA’s list of endorsed Advanced Technology Features was dictated to inspire manufacturers to urge a rearview prominence of their engine vehicle fleet; a NCAP Advanced Technology Features also embody Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW) systems that also are offering on many Honda and Acura vehicles. More information about pile-up deterrence technologies that are partial of a Government 5-Star Safety Ratings module can be found during safercar.gov.

Starting with a 2013 Honda Crosstour, American Honda has taken a extensive proceed to enhancing motorist prominence and certainty on a road, commencement with a widespread focus of rearview cameras. More than 94 percent of Honda and Acura models sole in a U.S. in 2013 were versed with customary rearview cameras.

Rearview cameras are only one aspect of American Honda’s 360-degree proceed to extended motorist prominence and situational awareness, demonstrated by a extended focus of technologies such as FCW and LDW systems on Honda models. These systems use a camera mounted behind a windshield or a front mountain radar complement to advise drivers of a intensity collision with a vehicle rescued in front of them, or to warning drivers if a vehicle is suddenly relocating out of a rescued lane. Other accessible comforts directed during improving motorist prominence are a Expanded View Driver’s Mirror, Honda LaneWatch arrangement and Acura’s Blind Spot Information (BSI) system.

In further to requesting a next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure to many of a models, American Honda has practical a following reserve comforts on all a models as customary equipment: Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control; an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS); side screen airbags (most vehicles versed with a rollover sensor as well); dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags; and front side airbags. Other accessible reserve and driver-assistive technologies accessible on Acura vehicles embody a Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) and Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS). For some-more minute information about Honda’s story of care in a growth and focus of modernized technologies and vehicle designs that are meant to raise a reserve of all highway users, greatfully perspective a Safety Issue Brief.

Honda Safety Leadership
Honda has a prolonged story of care in a growth and focus of modernized technologies and designs meant to raise a reserve of all highway users, including vehicle occupants, motorcycle riders, and pedestrians. The association operates dual of a world’s many worldly pile-up exam comforts and is obliged for countless pioneering efforts in a areas of crashworthiness, airbag technology, collision harmony and walking safety. American Honda leads a attention for 2014 in third celebration pile-up exam ratings with some-more models rated TOP SAFETY PICK and TOP SAFETY PICK+ by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) than any other manufacturer.

1Honda Ridgeline’s rearview camera complement on models with Navigation does not accommodate a mandate to be a endorsed modernized record feature. 

 

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