Source: Veoneer announcement
STOCKHOLM — The automotive technology company Veoneer, Inc. (NYSE: VNE) and (SSE: VNE SDB), is an active-safety-systems supplier for the Subaru Levorg, recently awarded top results in the Japan NCAP (JNCAP).
In JNCAP’s latest annual safety testing, the Subaru Levorg outperformed the 10 vehicles rated with five stars and an overall rating above 98 percent.
At the heart of Subaru Levorg’s active safety system is the new generation EyeSight hardware, a variant of Veoneer’s fourth generation stereo vision system, re-engineered to meet Subaru’s original specification.
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The new generation EyeSight has two cameras mounted on a wide-baseline design doubling the field-of-view.
In JNCAP’s tests, the stereo vision system achieved an astonishing 100 percent performance in the following Active Safety Tests:
Automatic emergency braking (AEB) in car-to-car rear-end scenarios
AEB in car-to-pedestrian scenarios at day and at night
The Subaru Levorg also has Veoneer’s front corner radars installed for more advanced features like forward crossing traffic brake (FCTB).
“Big congratulations to Subaru for receiving the ‘Best Five-Star Award’ in Japan NCAP with the highest score,” said Jan Carlson, Veoneer Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are proud to supply the custom designed EyeSight camera system. The top results in JNCAP’s active safety tests are a true proof-point of Veoneer as a leader in stereo vision systems, providing optical robustness, mechanical rigidity and compact design,” says
Veoneer, Inc. is a worldwide leader in automotive technology. Its purpose is to create trust in mobility. It designs, develops, and manufactures state-of-the-art software, hardware and systems for occupant protection, advanced driving assistance systems (ADAS), and collaborative and automated driving to OEMs globally.
Headquartered in Stockholm, Veoneer has 7,500 employees in 11 countries. In 2020, sales amounted to $1.37 billion. The company is building on a heritage of close to 70 years of automotive safety development. In 2018, Veoneer became an independent, publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: VNE) and on the Nasdaq Stockholm (SSE: VNE SDB).