Lane Keeping Assist System

Apr 26, 2019

On April 16, Volvo showcased the all-new XC40 urban luxury compact SUV at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show and started preorders of the model. Three versions (Fashion, Luxury, and Sport) are available, with suggested retail prices ranging from CNY 265,000 to CNY 319,000.
The vehicle features the Drive-E smart technology and is powered by a T5 engine that has an output of 252 hp and up to 350 Nm of torque mated to an 8AT (can accelerate from 0 km/h to 100 km/h in 6.4 seconds, a T4 engine that has an output of 190 hp and up to 300 Nm of torque, or a T3 engine that has an output of 163 hp and up to 265 Nm of torque. It is equipped with a Pilot Assist system that provides assistant functions such as steering, acceleration, lane keeping, and braking.
For safety, the SUV has a City Safety system that integrates functions including departure prevention/protection and opposite vehicle smart avoidance. It is also equipped with other technologies such as BLIS (blind spot information system), CTA (cross traffic alert), and rear-end preventive protection.
In addition, a 12.3-inch LCD smart digital panel comes as standard. The panel and a 9-inch touch screen provide navigation and media functions. The model features a SENSUS human-machine interaction system and supports Apple’s CarPlay.

From a Volvo press release

Apr 19, 2019

On April 17, Hyundai introduced its all-new eighth-generation 2020 Sonata at the New York International Auto Show.
Based on Hyundai’s innovative third-generation vehicle platform, production of the 2020 Sonata starts in September 2019 at the company’s plant in Montgomery, Alabama, and retail sales begin in October.
The 2020 Sonata represents Hyundai’s new focus on creating emotional value using technology, proportion, and styling that includes a chrome strip with graduated LED Daytime Running Lights embedded with Hidden Lighting Lamps.
Customers can choose between a 2.5-liter GDI engine that produces 191 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque, and a 1.6-liter turbocharged T-GDI engine that produces 180 hp pand 195 lb-ft of torque, both mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The 2020 Sonata is equipped with Hyundai’s latest SmartSense advanced driver assistance systems that use three radar sensors, 12 ultrasonic sensors and five cameras to support standard Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, and Advanced Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go features and optional Highway Driving Assist.
The 2020 Sonata supports Hyundai’s Digital Key, which utilizes Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, via a dedicated smartphone app.

(Hyundai press release on April 17, 2019)

Apr 18, 2019

On April 17, Lincoln unveiled the all-new Corsair two-row SUV at the 2019 New York International Auto Show.
The Corsair will be built alongside the Ford Escape at Louisville Assembly Plant in Louisville, Kentucky, arriving in dealerships in fall 2019.
A 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that produces 250 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque is standard, while a 2.3-liter turbocharged engine that produces 280 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque is optional, both mated to a new 8-speed automatic transmission and available with Lincoln’s intelligent all-wheel-drive system is available with both engines.
The 2020 Corsair features technologies such as Phone-As-A-Key, Head-Up Display and standard Lincoln Co-Pilot360 driver-assist features that include pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking and pedestrian detection, blind spot information system, a lane-keeping system, rear backup camera and auto high-beam lighting.
An available upgrade, Lincoln Co-Pilot360 Plus, adds adaptive cruise control with traffic jam assist, lane centering technology, speed sign recognition, evasive steer assist, reverse brake assist, and active park assist plus.

(Lincoln press releases on April 17, 2019)  1 / 2