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TIN news:   Japanese automaker Toyota Motor has announced plans to offer anti-collision, safe-driving packages for its cars in 2015 to help prevent or mitigate collisions across a wide range of vehicle speeds.
 
To be offered in the form of two Toyota 'Safety Sense' packages, the technologies will be launched in 2015 and rolled out across most passenger models and grades in Japan, North America, as well as Europe by the end of 2017.
 
Two packages will be available depending on the vehicle type; a 'C' package for compact cars and a 'P' package for mid-sized and high-end cars.
"The Toyota Safety Sense 'C' package will help prevent or mitigate collisions, even at high speeds, and features three active safety technologies."
 
According to the company, the Toyota Safety Sense 'C' package will help prevent or mitigate collisions, even at high speeds, and features three active safety technologies.
 
It combines a camera and laser radar for performance and reliability.
 
Toyota Safety Sense 'P' package combines a camera and millimetre-wave radar for better performance and reliability, and offers radar cruise control functionality.
 
Radar cruise control uses millimetre-wave radar on highways to detect preceding vehicles and determine their speed, accordingly adjusts vehicle speed to ensure that there is a safe distance between vehicles.
 
Toyota aims to eliminate traffic fatalities and injuries and its integrated safety management concept sets the direction for safety technology development and vehicle development.
 
The company's initiatives address traffic safety, ranging from the development of safer vehicles and technologies to helping create a safe traffic environment.

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