TITLE

Safety in the blink of an eye

AUTHOR(S)
Hart, Roger
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Automotive News Europe;11/15/2004, Vol. 9 Issue 22, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the launch of the Driver Attention Warning System (DAWS) vehicular accident prevention system from Saab. Purpose of DAWS; Description of the functions of DAWS; Information on the automated personalized settings of DAWS.
ACCESSION #
15257018

 

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