Fountain Valley, Calif., Mar. 17, 2016 – Hyundai Motor America, a clever disciple for standardizing effective reserve technologies, praises a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and a automotive attention for operative together to make Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) a customary underline on new cars in a future. The group, in that Hyundai was gratified to participate, has grown a intentional joining to make AEB customary on all new cars no after than NHTSA’s 2022 stating year.
“Providing effective reserve record is essential for a customers,” pronounced Mike O’Brien, clamp president, corporate and product planning, Hyundai Motor America. “With all a new models, we are ushering in new standards for safety, featuring record proven many effective in preventing accidents in a initial place, and shortening injuries should an collision occur.”
Six models are accessible currently with AEB as discretionary equipment: a all-new 2017 Elantra, 2017 Santa Fe, 2017 Santa Fe Sport, 2016 Sonata, 2016 Tucson and 2016 Genesis. Coming this summer to dealerships, a Genesis G90 will underline customary AEB. Later in 2016, additional 2017 model-year Hyundai vehicles will embody AEB as accessible equipment.
AEB uses both a forward-facing radar and camera, by sensor fusion, to detect a car or pedestrian, and warns a motorist of a intensity collision. If a motorist does not conflict to equivocate a impact, a complement will request puncture braking. The Hyundai Genesis, Tucson and Sonata models are also TOP SAFETY PICK+ rated by IIHS.
Building a Tradition of Safety Leadership
Standardizing pivotal reserve facilities during Hyundai began with a focus of customary side airbag insurance opposite a Hyundai lineup in 2003 — creation it a initial non-luxury code to grasp this turn of pacifist reserve technology. In 2004, Hyundai introduced a Tucson, a initial under-$20,000 SUV, with customary Electronic Stability Control and 6 customary airbags. And when Hyundai introduced a 2006 Sonata, it became industry’s initial and usually mid-size sedan with customary Electronic Stability Control.