ADAS fitment rising in new vehicles in Germany, says Bosch
Parking assistance system was the most sought-after driver-assistance feature in new vehicles in Germany in 2017, followed by the automatic emergency braking system
The installation of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) is rising in Germany, according to evaluation of new vehicle registration data for 2017 by Bosch. According to a press release by the German supplier today (20 February), about 45% of the new cars registered in Germany in 2017 came equipped with at least one parking assistance system as standard. Another driver assistance feature that recorded strong growth in installation in new vehicles in 2017 was advanced emergency braking system (AEBS), also called automatic braking system. Bosch’s analysis revealed that 54% of the new vehicles in Germany in 2017 were fitted with AEBS, up from 36% in 2016.