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Auto Emergency Braking

AEB is technology designed to apply your car’s brakes when you can’t to help avoid or reduce the severity of a crash.

How does AEB work?

Auto Emergency Braking technologies are designed to detect objects in your vehicle’s path and brake automatically when you can’t. The technology can potentially help lessen the impact of a crash and in some circumstances even prevent the crash from happening. There are several different AEB systems that have been designed to deal with different crash situations: AEB – City targets driving where crashes occur at low speeds (10-50 km/h) like in the city or on local streets.

Why is AEB important?

AEB has been shown to reduce rear end crashes by 38%.