28 mai 2015

Driver assistance systems glossary

Driver assistance systems: These invisible co-pilots help drivers in monotonous or difficult traffic situations. They monitor the car’s surroundings with the help of radar, video, and ultrasonic sensors. They help to steer and brake the car when parking, changing lanes, or sitting in traffic. Driver assistance systems can prevent accidents and are precursors to automated driving. Adaptive cruise control: ACC can accelerate and brake a car autonomously. With the help of a radar sensor, the system maintains both the driver’s chosen... [Lire la suite]

15 octobre 2014

Pay as you drive insurance: Big Brother needs a Makeover

 How do you get your customers to behave? It may not be by watching our every move and then squirreling away the data. For auto insurance providers, the current method calls for a monitor in your car to collect data on your actual behavior behind the wheel so you can earn a discount for safer driving. That’s the approach championed by the Progressive Insurance Snapshot program. Other insurers are now following suit with their own pay-as-you-drive products, including Allstate and State Farm. Progressive and others are still... [Lire la suite]
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