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FCA US Consolidates Automatic Emergency Braking Components for Model-year 2019; Lighting Strategies Further Enhanced
June 29, 2018
Consideration for safety and security is baked in to the product-development process at FCA US LLC. This approach leads to wide-ranging innovation, from a new strategy to deliver Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), to the proliferation of amber turn signals.
All-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler Packed With More Than 75 Available Advanced Safety and Security Features
November 29, 2017
Safety and security were paramount in the development of the all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler, which offers more than 75 available active and passive safety and security features. Available features include: Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection, ParkView rear backup camera with dynamic grid lines, electronic stability control with electronic roll mitigation and four standard air bags.
November 17, 2016
Safety and security were paramount in the development of the all-new 2017 Jeep® Compass, which offers more than 70 available active and passive safety and security features. Available features include: Forward Collision Warning-Plus, LaneSense Departure Warning-Plus, Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection, ParkView rear backup camera with dynamic grid lines, electronic stability control (ESC) with electronic roll mitigation and seven standard air bags.
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September 1, 2016
As FCA US LLC expands and freshens its vehicle lineup, so goes the Company’s use of higher-strength steels – a key contributor to improved crashworthiness. Model-year 2017 also marks the debut of light-emitting diode (LED) headlamps in the FCA US lineup. The technology delivers greater light output, which helps allow drivers to see more – and potentially see it sooner.
March 17, 2016
FCA US LLC is committing to use sensor-fusion technology for all its future Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) systems.
January 11, 2016
With more than 100 available features, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica showcases the latest in advanced safety and security technology. As part of FCA US’s ongoing and continuous efforts to proliferate advanced safety and technology, the Pacifica’s all-new body structure features the use of additional high-strength steel.
September 1, 2015
Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus, the most advanced system of its kind offered by FCA US, will be available on new-for-2016 versions of the acclaimed Dodge Durango and the iconic Jeep® Grand Cherokee, the most-awarded SUV of all time. The system also is available on five additional FCA US vehicles, including the Jeep Renegade, on which the advanced feature was a segment-first application.
November 20, 2014
Safety is a priority for the FIAT brand, and the multitude of features available in the all-new 2016 Fiat 500X demonstrates that importance. The new small crossover offers up to 70 standard or available safety and security features, including the availability of Forward Collision Warning-Plus and LaneSense Departure Warning-Plus.
November 19, 2014
Chrysler Group continues its rollout of leading-edge safety and security features by equipping the new 2015 Chrysler 300 with 20 high-tech systems, which alert and/or assist drivers in potentially hazardous situations.
Safety and Security “Pluses” Adding Up for Chrysler Group With Proliferation of Driver-Assist Features
June 26, 2014
Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus is the latest iteration of Chrysler Group’s most advanced driver-assist feature, which benefits from a unique pairing of radar and camera technologies. This affords greater precision and reliability than those systems that employ singular solutions to object-detection.
June 26, 2014
Safety and security are two of the leading values guiding engineers for the development of Ram Commercial’s all-new 2015 ProMaster City. Ram’s new Class 1 van offers 34 active and passive safety and security features, including front air bags, side-curtain air bags and front seat-mounted side pelvic-thorax air bags with Enhanced Accident Response System (EARS).
March 22, 2014
The all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 is a tour-de-force of safety and security technology, from its thoughtful use of boron steel, to its clever integration of embedded communications technology.
December 20, 2012
For the second consecutive year, 12 Chrysler Group models have made the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s annual list of Top Safety Picks. Two – the Dodge Avenger and Chrysler 200 mid-size sedans – earned the new IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award.
November 9, 2012
Chrysler Group LLC will recall older-model 2002-2003 Jeep® Liberty and 2002-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles to address a potential for inadvertent air bag and/or pretensioner deployment.
Eleven 2012 Chrysler Group LLC Models Named Top Safety Picks by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
December 23, 2011
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has named 11 models from Chrysler Group LLC as Top Safety Picks for 2012. The 2012 models include the Chrysler Town & Country, 300 and 200; Dodge Grand Caravan, Durango, Charger, Journey and Avenger; Jeep Grand Cherokee and Patriot and the Fiat 500. The IIHS annually recognizes vehicles that do the best job of protecting people in front, side, rollover and rear crashes based on a “good” rating in a series of tests conducted by the Institute.
October 18, 2011
The 2012 Fiat 500 has been named a “Top Safety Pick” for 2011 by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The new Fiat 500 joins eight Chrysler Group models that are Top Safety Picks by the IIHS for 2011.
January 27, 2011
Two new Chrysler Group LLC vehicles, the 2011 Chrysler 300 and the 2011 Dodge Charger, have been named Top Safety Picks for 2011 by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), marking the first time both vehicles have achieved the highest ratings.
Five Chrysler Group LLC Vehicles Awarded 2011 Top Safety Picks by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
December 22, 2010
Five Chrysler Group LLC vehicles — the new Dodge Avenger, Dodge Journey, Chrysler 200, Jeep® Grand Cherokee and Jeep Patriot — have been named Top Safety Picks for 2011 by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The IIHS annually recognizes vehicles that do the best job of protecting people in front, side, rollover and rear crashes based on good rating in a series of tests conducted by the Institute.
October 6, 2010
Car and Driver, the world's largest automotive enthusiast publication, today announced the launch of Txt U L8r, a free mobile application for handheld devices created to combat the dangers of texting while driving. Sponsored by the Chrysler brand and developed by iSpeech®, Txt U L8r automatically responds to text messages without forcing drivers to take their eyes off the road or their hands off the wheel.
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