For the first time, Euro NCAP’s 2020 Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) test protocol allows for the possibility of evasive steering to avoid a collision. Emergency Steering Support (ESS) systems assist the driver’s steering input, altering the vehicle path to potentially avoid a collision.
Blog posts featuring `path following`
Path following, a technology first developed by AB Dynamics in 2001, is now well known and in use globally for tests such as the ISO lane change and a raft of ADAS standards. What may be less widely understood is how it can help with many other tests which are not defined in terms of a trajectory to follow. Here we will look at the path following lead-in and how it can help with testing in constrained spaces.