air bagWriting today, on behalf of your new and used Buick Car Sales and Service in Thunder Bay, we come across a rather popular subject concerning new cars today, advanced safety technology.  This is an especially interesting topic as it pertains to self-driving Buick Cars and other makes and models slated for the not-so-distant future.  There are agreements in parts of the US and Canada to make cars with specific features as standard offerings by certain dates in the future.  AEB, for example, or automatic emergency braking, is just one of these features.  “One of the main reasons for the agreement between automakers and the U.S. government is a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) of police-reported crashes, which shows that automatic braking and forward-collision alert systems reduce the incidence of rear-end crashes by 39%. This, according to J.D. Power, represents the beginning of a new era in vehicle safety.

If we look back to the time when air bags became mandated, the only real and important purpose was to protect people in the Buick cars from Canada, in the event of a crash.  If you are driving a Buick Car in Thunder Bay, then you, like all others operating new or used cars, trucks, or SUVs in Thunder Bay, are likely to see the value in any and all features that will genuinely add to the safety of themselves and their loved ones.

Advancing past air bags these days, JD Power, talks about the latest technology by saying the following, “Now, technology focuses on preventing crashes—not just protecting occupants. The J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Tech Choice Study finds that U.S. consumers are most interested in technologies that will protect them in a collision and driving-assistance technologies that will help avoid a collision in the first place.”  If this describes you, then you will be happy to shop the latest in Buick Cars in Canada and all of the safety standards that they offer today and plan to include in the near future as well.