The Next Wave of ADAS Packages are the Stepping Stones to More Holistic Safety

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2Q 2018 | IN-5074


Ford Announces the Rollout of a New ADAS Package


This month, Ford announced that its new advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) package, the Co-Pilot360 automation suite, will become a standard fitting across all models by 2020, beginning with the 2019 Edge and Edge ST later this year. The ADAS package consists of several systems, including forward-collision warning with active braking and pedestrian detection, lane keeping assist, and blind spot information with cross-traffic assist.

This announcement  joins similar moves made by Honda and Toyota, who have also opted to make ADAS packages a default fitting on popular models. This not only signifies how quickly the ADAS market is gaining momentum but also highlights the fact that ADAS packages are seen by many as the stepping stone to more holistic safety and higher level autonomous systems.

ADAS Safety Packages Becoming Standard in the United States


The move by Ford follows other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) who have opted to make ADAS safety packages a …

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