Emergency Braking Technology names

NAVARA-Pro4xstatic(17).JPGNot all road safety features are created equal, and the name given to the feature might not help you understand what it does. The Standard term for a car that can detect a possible accident and apply the brakes before the driver, is Autonomous emergency braking (AEB).


But car manufactures have given this feature their own name, some examples are

  • Pre Sense Plus
  • Driving Assistant Plus
  • Forward Collision Plus
  • Active City Stop.

Active city stop is probably the most helpful description because it indicates that the system works only in particular locations.

Nissan has just announced a new Navara ute but not yet for Australia.

Their system is defined as Intelligent Emergency Braking,

Apparently, Nissan systems have a lot of intelligence.  There is also the

Although a couple driver aids appear to be just ordinary such as their

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