Japanese car maker, Toyota will be introducing new global architecture and latest safety technologies in its future cars. A step taken by Toyota, in bringing down fatalities in road accidents.
Toyota introduced its, Toyota New Global Architecture(TNGA) in 4th generation Prius, and plans to expand this new feature in the future cars. Toyota is also planning to introduce Pre-Collision System(PCS) in its cars from next year in Europe, Japan and US.
Pre-collision system helps in preventing head on collision using a camera and millimeter wave radar and engaging brakes after warning, when driver fails to use the brakes.
Toyota Chief Safety Technology Officer, Seigo Kuzumaki said, with new TNGA safety body structure, during a frontal crash, there is 55 percent less cabin deformation compared to previous generation cars.
Toyota did not mention about introducing these new technologies to India, as Indian roads are the main cause for increasing road accidents in India.
In India, deaths due to road accidents increased by 5 percent in 2015. Globally around 1.42 million people lose their life in road accidents.