Euro NCAP Advanced award for Opel

December 29, 2014 at 3:42 pm

Opel received a honorary award Euro NCAP Advanced, which honors automakers that make advanced security technology available, and the effectiveness and benefits of proven scientifically. In Russelsheim engineers have developed a system to monitor the blind zones Side Blind Spot Alert, which warns the driver of unseen dangers for him on the road. Rebuilding, overtaking or turning the other members of the movement may be in the “blind” zones. This problem is as old as the world, but is still often the cause of the accident. Because of it there is about 10% of all serious accidents and 5% of deaths on the roads of the EU.
SBSA system already provides security in ADAM, Corsa, Astra, Cascada and Zafira Tourer. With four ultrasonic sensors it continuously scans the situation on the sides of the car. In the Insignia uses radar.

 Euro NCAP Advanced award for Opel pics

Euro NCAP Advanced award for Opel image

They scan the space around the machine. If these digital assistants notice a potential threat to the corresponding rear-view mirror optical warning appears in red. And since LEDs emit very intense light, a warning cannot be ignored even in sunny weather. System Side Blind Spot Alert comes into operation at speeds from 10 to 140 km / h and available as an option for all the above models, including, of course, the new Opel Corsa.

Euro NCAP Advanced award for Opel pics

Euro NCAP Advanced award for Opel picture

According to a recent study, the owners of Opel Insignia are happy with the system Side Blind Spot Alert. The vast majority of respondents (97.2 percent) never shut down the system, 87 percent said that such a functional feel confident behind the wheel, and 82 percent of respondents believe that when buying a new car, they certainly will order the electronic assistant.

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