Innovation for increased road safety

Current research initiatives at Scania, conducted in cooperation with universities and Swedish authorities, include advanced driver support systems designed to increase road safety and improve fuel-efficiency.

Read more on the Intelligent Vehicles pressroom: http://bit.ly/1d1y1bC

Scania’s next-generation systems for automated driving use a broad range of technologies, such as radar, ultrasound and cameras, to help drivers avoid accidents. Consequently, these systems increase fuel-efficiency and decrease the environmental impact of driving.

The systems include functions for keeping the truck in its lane, hindering the truck from changing lanes when a vehicle is next to or immediately behind it, and automatically taking the truck through traffic jams at speeds up to 50 km/h.

Author: TSC

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