To declare cruise control as a ubiquitous feature on cars today is no understatement. Ward’s data indicates 86% of new cars and 87% of new light trucks sold in the U.S. last year incorporated the simple mechanism that locks a vehicle into a desired speed on long hauls, whether uphill or down. That’s up from 35% in 1977. TRW supplies adaptive cruise control for VW Phaeton. But like most mechatronic automotive technology, this rudimentary device is evolving and becoming much more ...

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