Nissan Safety Shield Expands Across the Brand

Nissan Safety Shield 360 includes a suite of advanced driver-assist systems that includes Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning, High Beam Assist and Rear Automatic Braking.

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Sep 22, 2018 2 min. read

Article was updated 4 years ago

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Nissan is introducing Safety Shield 360, a suite of six advanced active safety and driver-assist technologies, as standard equipment on all of its top-selling models by 2021, representing more than one million vehicles annually.

According to the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), cross traffic alert reduces crashes by 22 per cent; the combination of rearview cameras and sensors reduces crashes by 42 per cent; and adding rear emergency braking reduces backing crashes by 78 percent compared with vehicles with none of these features.

Nissan Safety Shield 360, which includes front, side and rear sensing technologies - will first be introduced as standard equipment on SV and SL grades of the upcoming 2019 Rogue, 2019 Rogue Sport and the all-new 2019 Altima, which all go on sale at Nissan dealers in fall 2018.

Nissan Safety Shield 360 suite includes six key advanced systems.

Safety Shield 360 is the latest development of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company's vision for changing how cars are driven, powered and integrated into society.

Another key component of Nissan Intelligent Mobility is ProPilot Assist, which will be available on the all-new 2019 Altima.

ProPilot Assist eases driver workload by reducing the amount of driver acceleration, steering and braking input under certain driving conditions, during single-lane highway driving.

ProPilot Assist is the foundation for automated vehicles of the future, helping drivers stay centered in the lane, navigate stop-and-go traffic, maintain a set vehicle speed and maintain a set distance to the vehicle ahead. Currently, Nissan offers ProPilot Assist on the 2018 Rogue and the all-electric 2018 Leaf.

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