02 Aug '11, 7pm

2014 BMW i3 Moves Us Closer To Autonomous Driving In Cities

2014 BMW i3 Moves Us Closer To Autonomous Driving In Cities

Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go : Like the adaptive cruise control systems first offered by Mercedes-Benz and now available on a growing number of cars, this system keeps the car at a safe distance from the car ahead (based on absolute and relative speeds), and can brake down to a stop and then accelerate the car back up to speed again. Passive Front Protection : An active safety system offered in the i3 and i8 that detects a collision risk ahead (including pedestrians, if the car is traveling at or below 37 mph), warns the driver, and automatically brakes if necessary. Parking Assistant : Toyota and Ford already offer automated parking systems, but BMW system goes one better by requiring no driver participation--the i3 performs the entire maneuver itself. (Toyota and Ford require the driver to accelerate and brake at times.) BMW claims the i3 can even switch between ...

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