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Toyota to offer low-cost auto-braking and safety features
Toyota to offer low-cost auto-braking and safety features

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to bundle several advanced auto safety features that reduce the frequency of crashes into a low-cost option for its Toyota and Lexus vehicles. The features alert drivers to a pending collision and trigger the brakes, switch on high beams when there is no oncoming traffic, and warn drivers who drift from their lanes. An upgrade package alerts drivers to potential collisions with pedestrians and also brakes automatically. The move was lauded by safety experts who eventually want to see the technology become standard equipment on all vehicles. “The automakers are competing on safety and that’s good news for consumers,” said Russ Rader,...

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