Friday, May 18, 2012
Today's safety tech tip is going to be on Volkswagen's ICRS, or Intelligent Crash Response System. This is an incredible system featured on all of our cars, that keeps you safe AFTER the accident. Let's try a little test. Go out to your car, sit in the driver's seat, and turn on the ignition. Now pull the fuse for the fuel pump, turn on your hazard lamps, unlock all of your doors, and turn on the interior cabin lights. How long did that take? Now do it again, faster. FASTER! Keep practicing until you can do all four in milliseconds, then we'll start training you on how to do it during an accident. Or you could just buy a Volkswagen. With ICRS, the car will automatically do all of these things for you, as soon as the car detects an accident. That means the other traffic will see your car stranded (hazard lights) and can avoid you, there is no risk of fire because we cut the fuel supply to the engine, when rescue crews arrive they can see you (cabin lights on), and when they try to get you out its easy (the doors are unlocked)! Check out the video below to see it in action. Also, join us next time in the Tiguan Blog for the next safety tip.