GMC Leads Industry with New Rear Seat Reminder

Posted on 14. Jun, 2016 by in GM Canada


GMC Leads Industry with New Rear Seat Reminder

All-new 2017 GMC Acadia introduces industry-first underline to assistance bustling drivers

2016-06-13

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Oshawa, Ontario (Monday, Jun 13, 2016) — Life moves fast. There are a million things on everyone’s mind, and infrequently even a many orderly among us need a tiny assistance remembering everything. The all-new 2017 GMC Acadia is assisting to residence this emanate with a Rear Seat Reminder, a new, industry-first underline designed to remind drivers to check a behind chair as they exit their automobile underneath certain circumstances.

“Acadia drivers live bustling lives with perfectionist schedules, and a Rear Seat Reminder helps strengthen a things we caring about most,” pronounced Tricia Morrow, GM tellurian reserve plan engineer. “Whether it’s your lunch, laptop, pet or many importantly, your child, it’s easier than it seems to forget what’s in a behind chair when relocating between life’s events. With this new feature, we are heading a assign to residence this ongoing problem.”

The Rear Seat Reminder works by monitoring a Acadia’s behind doors. The underline is dictated to activate when possibly behind doorway is non-stop and sealed within 10 mins before a automobile is started, or if they are non-stop and sealed while a automobile is running. Under these circumstances, a subsequent time a automobile is incited off after a doorway activation, a Acadia is designed to sound 5 heard chimes and arrangement a summary in a motorist information core that reads, “Rear Seat Reminder / Look in Rear Seat.”

“General Motors has grown a new record for a GMC Acadia, a Rear Seat Reminder, to give bustling relatives an critical sign to check a behind chair before withdrawal a car,” pronounced Kate Carr, boss and CEO of Safe Kids Worldwide. “Technology alone can't solve a emanate of heatstroke when it comes to immature children, though this new Acadia sign can help. We contingency always remember that a safest approach to strengthen a child from heatstroke is to never leave a child unattended in a vehicle.”

The underline can't detect equipment in a backseat, so it is always critical to check a behind chair before to exiting a vehicle.

The industry-first underline is a customary underline on a all-new 2017 Acadia, a re-engineered crossover designed for a complicated family journey and a heart of a midsize segment.

About GMC in Canada

GMC has made trucks given 1902, with creation and engineering value built into all GMC vehicles. The code is elaborating to offer some-more fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers, including a Terrain tiny SUV and Acadia crossover. GMC’s highest-volume vehicle, a Sierra pickup, is a many absolute light avocation pickup on a market, and a initial full-size pickup to accept a top probable five-star Overall Vehicle Score for reserve given a U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration altered a New Car Assessment Program for a 2011 indication year. Details on all GMC models are accessible during http://www.gmc.gm.ca, on Twitter during @GMCCanada or during http://www.facebook.com/gmccanada.

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