Nissan is going to make Automatic Emergency Braking standard on most of its 2018 vehicles, including the Rogue/Rogue Sport, Altima, Murano, Leaf, Pathfinder, Maxima and Sentra. Nissan estimates that the in 2018 it will sell at least 1 million vehicles with the Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) technology.
According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one-third of all police-reported crashes involve a rear-end collision and systems such as AEB can help reduce injury insurance claims by as much as 35 percent.
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“The big news here is that we’re making AEB standard across all grades of our best-selling models,” said Michael Bunce, vice president, Product Planning, Nissan North America, Inc. “This increased AEB availability is part of our ongoing commitment to help reduce fatalities while realizing our comprehensive vision of Nissan Intelligent Mobility.”