Occasionally, motorists have found themselves in unpleasant situations involving abusive gestures or language from another driver who takes issue with how they drive. Anxiety and frustration can quickly spark an aggressive or careless driver who tailgates, speeds, fails to yield the right of way among other behaviours.
Toronto, ON (August 2, 2012) – The next-generation, 2013 Lexus ES sedan rewards drivers with a bold new design, dynamic performance, intuitive technology, and true luxury, – and does so at a suggested retail price that will surprise and delight Canadian guests.
London. The Summer Olympic Games in London are currently thrilling the international public – just as the Munich Games did with their unique atmosphere 40 years ago. To mark the 40th anniversary of the Munich Olympics, BMW Group Olympic Ambassador Katarina Witt was invited to a Munich ’72 theme evening at the Deutsches Haus (German […]
Oshawa, Ontario (Friday, July 13, 2012) – GM engineers are putting the next generation Chevrolet Silverado through the final paces at the company’s proving grounds in Yuma, Ariz. This water test is part of a rigorous product validation program that has helped make Silverado the most dependable, longest lasting full-size pickup. The new Silverado will […]
Oshawa, Ontario (Thursday, July 5, 2012) – The all-new, rear-wheel-drive Cadillac ATS compact luxury sport sedan, with a fuel-efficient 2.5L engine and next-generation six-speed transmission, is priced from $35,195, plus destination charges. Highway fuel consumption is rated at 6.0 L/100km.
Oshawa, Ontario (Tuesday, July 3, 2012) – With the summer travel season in full swing, owners of the GMC Terrain compact crossover are prepared for low-stress road trips thanks to smart engineering and purposeful technology. Here are the top 10 reasons to consider the Terrain for your next adventure.
Tire Pressure Monitors monitor the air pressure of all the wheels and alert the driver either by voice, message, or other warning signal when a tire’s pressure has dropped below a safe level. Two types of systems are currently in use:
Speed alert systems help the driver stay within the speed limits. Most systems use a camera that can read speed limit information and remind drivers of the current speed limit via a display on the instrument panel.
Driver monitoring systems monitor your driving performance and alert you if it detects a lack of attention or drowsiness. Some systems use a forward-facing camera installed between the windscreen and the rear view mirror to monitor the car’s position on the road in relation to the road markings.
Brake Assist systems reduce the force required to apply the brakes fully. It monitors brake pedal pressure to automatically sense emergency braking. It then boosts brake pressure to levels beyond those of the driver’s pedal and more quickly to shorten stopping distances. This can prevent a crash or reduce the crash impact.