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Hyundai to focus on ADAS safety systems for India in 2022

hyundai to introduce adas safety systems

Hyundai India is doing a great job in sales of their products and we are also seeing a number of new models released in different segments. The South Korean automaker is taking steps to the next level by introducing the latest safety features. Hyundai is now looking to introduce Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) for most of the cars from this year. The kit has functions like Lane Keep Assist, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Change Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, Driver Drowsiness Detection, Road Sign Warning and much more.

The Korean Automaker seems to have had an accurate grasp of the Indian market’s pulse. The sales of their products display great numbers and provide tough competition. Thus, the advanced safety technology they offer now is one step ahead in the ideal direction. 

Hyundai’s safety plans for India

Besides the ADAS technology, Hyundai is also updating the safety features of their cars. Their cars will have 6 airbags, ISOFIX child mount seats, blind-spot warning, electronic stability control (ESC) and more. It also has other features like cruise control, emergency braking and lane-keep assist. Only the Mahindra XUV 700 and MG Astor are currently offering ADAS technology. Hyundai is also working on the facelift of the Venue which will launch by mid-2022. 

According to its latest media report, Hyundai is expected to introduce ADAS across its premium model lineup towards the end of this year. Hyundai’s first car to receive the ADAS feature will be the Tucson. With the addition of the latest safety tech and the ADAS, Hyundai’s models are expected to get slightly costlier.

FAQs

1. Which car models have the ADAS system in India currently?

The recently launched MG Astor has level 2 ADAS. The new Mahindra XUV 700 and the MG Gloster also come equipped with the ADAS tech.

2. Who invented ADAS?

Ralph Teetor invented modern cruise control from which ADAS evolved. He used a device called the speedostat.

3. Is the ADAS safe?

The ADAS has helped in reducing road fatalities by minimizing errors that humans could make. There are many safety features to avoid accidents and safeguards in the case of an emergency. 

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