New Nissan Note to revolutionise small car safety
The second generation Nissan Note that is all set to be launched at the upcoming 2013 Geneva Motor Show comes armed with Nissan’s Safety Shield system that seeks to enhance the driver’s field of vision.
In 2011 in Europe, approximately 30,000 people lost their lives on the roads of Europe and more than 1.1 million people are left injured. This has led to a serious course of worry and safer cars have become the need of the hour.
High end luxury cars come loaded with a lot of cutting edge safety features to help drivers avoid accidents all together. But the expensive nature of this technology has so far kept these safety features away from mass market cars.
Nissan seeks to make its contribution to making motoring safer in the continent with its new made for Europe Nissan Note that is not only safe but has been designed to be affordable as well.
The four primary safety features of the Nissan Safety Shield consists of the Blind Spot Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Moving Object detection, and the company’s Around View Monitor.
The Blind Spot Warning system uses cameras integrated onto the outside rear view mirrors to detect vehicles in areas that are not visible on the mirror itself. Whenever the Note gets closer to vehicles or vice versa a light comes on in the glass of the Note’s wing mirror to warn the driver that an object is close by. The system also works to warn the driver while changing lanes about vehicles too close to the Note while changing lanes.