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Posts tagged with 'Rear-View Camera'

14 Dec, 2010

John Day Four years from now, if the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has its way, every new car sold in the U.S. will include technology to let drivers see what – or who – is behind them when the vehicle’s transmission is in reverse. That’s government acting responsibly to save lives, or another assault on my individual freedom, depending on your perspective. NHTSA’s proposed rule was … Read More

Rear-View Camera, NHTSA, Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act, cross traffic system, backover fatalities, Lincoln, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ford, Jim Buczkowski

29 Sep, 2010

John Day Cars today contain a wide array of electrical and electronic (E/E) features that control or affect starting, stopping, steering, shifting, and almost every other aspect of the driving or riding experience. Take Hyundai’s 2011 Equus for example. It includes a 608-watt, 17-speaker Lexicon audio system; electronically controlled air suspension with continuous damping control; vehicle stability management … Read More

Hyundai Equus, parking assistance, HID headlamps, Rear-View Camera

20 Oct, 2009

Ford’s democratizing strategy

Posted by John Day

John Day Electronics and software enable upwards of 80% of the innovative features that attract car buyers, according to Jim Buczkowski, Ford’s global director for electrical and electronics systems. Vehicles equipped with Ford’s Sync entertainment and communications system, for example, turn twice as fast on dealer lots as vehicles without the feature, and Buczkowski says that exposure to Sync doubles a prospect’s … Read More

Ford, Electric Power Steering Assist, Ford Sync, Automatic High Beam, Rain-Sensing Wipers, Rear-View Camera, Automatic Park Assist, Ford Taurus, Cross Traffic Alert, Forward Collision Warning, EcoBoost, MyKey, Automotive Electronics, Popular Mechanics, Blind Spot Information System

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