Peterbilt expands collision mitigation features for Model 579

Peterbilt expands collision mitigation features for Model 579

Bendix Fusion Stop & Auto-Go has been added as a standard feature.

Peterbilt recently announced an expansion of the standard collision mitigation features offered on its Model 579 with the Bendix Fusion safety system. Fusion Stop & Auto-Go, which aids drivers in heavy traffic situations with active cruise and braking to zero miles per hour if necessary, has been added as a standard feature. Fusion Stop & Auto-Go functionality will hold the Model 579 in place after an automatic braking event and then automatically resume acceleration to the initial, pre-set cruise speed without driver intervention, when the truck can progress forward with a safe following distance, the company detailed. The Fusion Stop & Go features are fully integrated with the 15-in. Peterbilt Digital Display and all alerts are prominently displayed for the driver and accompanied by audible warnings to promote safety on the road, Peterbilt noted.

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