Self-drive car rental Zoomcar recently signed a joint agreement with Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) company Mobileye, and insurer ICICI Lombard. It focuses on working towards making driving safer.
Mobileye’s ADAS negates driver inattention and thus prevents road accidents . The system provides three primary warning types: lane departure, headway monitoring, and forward collision warning.
Mobileye has been installed by Zoomcar in the first 40 Mahindra and Ford vehicles starting with New Delhi, followed by other metros.
The company has plans to add Mobileye ADAS to over 10,000 cars by the end of 2017. In addition, Zoomar has partnered with ICICI Lombard as an insurance partner.
Zoomcar Co-founder and CEO Greg Moran said, “The purpose of the Mobileye technology is to provide real-time assistance to our customers so they can avoid potentially dangerous accidents. This is enormously important because it helps bolster our community’s confidence in the safety of self-drive. Over time, our vehicles will remain in even better condition, thereby allowing even more individuals the opportunity to experience the freedom of self-drive”