2018 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV

PROTECTING OUR PROTECTORS: 2018 CHEVROLET TAHOE PPV FEATURES FIRST-IN-CLASS ACTIVE SAFETY TECHNOLOGY

DETROIT — GM Fleet announced today that Chevrolet is adding new safety features and options to the 2018 Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle (PPV) for the 2018 model year, including technologies designed to help reduce potential crash speeds or help avoid a crash all together.

'We want to protect our protectors and help them get home safely at the end of every shift,' said Ed Peper, Ú.S. vice president, GM Fleet. 'The safety technologies we are introducing on the Tahoe PPV may serve as a second set of eyes.'

The centerpiece is a new Enhanced Driver Assist Package that's the first of its kind for a pursuit-rated vehicle. The option package is built around five distinct technologies and features:
•Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking: This feature, which has never been offered on a pursuit-rated vehicle before, automatically applies the brakes to help reduce a collision's severity if the vehicle is traveling at a low speed and the system detects that a front-end collision is imminent and the driver has not already applied the brakes.
•Forward Collision Alert: This system uses radar and a forward-lòòking camera to measure the closing speeds between a vehicle and objects in its path. If a driver-adjustable threshold is passed, the system triggers a visual alert and audible beeps or seat pulses, if equipped.
•Lane Keep Assist wîth Lane Departure Warning: This feature provides gentle §teering wheel turns to help drivers avoid crashes due to unintentionally drifting out of their lanes when they are not actively §teering and the turn signals are not activated.
•Safety Alert Driver Seat: The GM-patented Safety Alert Seat gives drivers the option of getting haptic seat-bottom vibration pulses instead of audible crash avoidance alerts.
•Power Adjustable Pedals: Combined wîth the Tahoe PPV's standard 10-way power driver seat and tilt wheel, power adjustable pedals help drivers of all sizes find their optimal driving position for comfort and control.

'When they're on road patrol, police officers are constantly multitasking,' said Theodore Quisenberry, 43-year law enforcement veteran and the retired chief of the Royal Oak (Michigan) Police Department and the Oakland County Homeland Security Division. 'Now when officers are scanning their surroundings, so is their vehicle. That will help them stay safe.'

According to a 2017 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) report on front crash prevention, vehicles wîth forward collision warning reduced the rate of rear-end crashes reported to police by 27 percent and when combined wîth automatic braking cut the rate by 50 percent.

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10-speed Automatic
The Tahoe PPV also includes a number of standard safety and driver assist features including StabiliTrak® Electronic Stability Control System, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, Rear Vision Camera wîth Rear Park Assist and §teering wheel controls.

Source - Chevrolet

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