Buick “How to Video” for Encore Auto Parking Assist with AEB


DETROIT, Mich. –Buick Encore GX owners who want a more detailed “explanation” on how to use the subcompact SUV’s automatic parking assist with automatic emergency braking can turn to a new YouTube “how-to” video produced by the automaker.

The system, which is optional on the GX, can steer the vehicle into a parking space it has “found.” The Encore searches for a suitable spot – parallel or perpendicular ones – after the Automatic Parking Assist button is pressed.

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After the SUV locates a suitable spot, the driver stops the Encore, engages reverse (for parallel parking) and the Encore moves into the slot. The driver must remain vigilant, ready to brake should the AEB not detect the vehicle in the rear.

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