Autoliv delivers Active Safety to the new Mercedes S-Class
(Stockholm, Sweden, April 21, 2017) – – – Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIVsdb) the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, delivers several advanced active safety products to the new Mercedes S-Class, recently premiered at the Shanghai auto show.
Through the deliveries to the new S-Class Autoliv continues its relationship with Daimler in active safety. Autoliv supplies 77GHz radars, stereo- and mono vision cameras and the central ADAS ECU - the brain of the active safety system, to the new S-Class, which is scheduled to be launched in the second half of 2017.
Depending on the configuration of the vehicle, Autoliv supplies either a mono, or stereo vision camera. The launch of the new S-Class marks the first time that Autoliv supplies road surface detection functionality through its advanced stereo vision camera solution. The vision cameras are utilizing Autoliv’s in-house developed software algorithms. Additionally, they can detect and classify objects like pedestrians, cars and trucks, lights from on-coming traffic, lane markings, traffic signs and road edges.
Thomas Jönsson, Group Vice President Communications.
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Autoliv, Inc. is the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, and through its subsidiaries develops and manufactures automotive safety systems for all major automotive manufacturers in the world. Together with its joint ventures, Autoliv has more than 80 facilities with 70,000 employees in 27 countries. In addition, the Company has 22 technical centers in ten countries around the world, with 19 test tracks, more than any other automotive safety supplier. Sales in 2016 amounted to about US $10.1 billion. The Company's shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ALV) and its Swedish Depository Receipts on Nasdaq Stockholm (ALIV sdb). For more information about Autoliv, please visit our company website at www.autoliv.com .