Autocar's ACX Servere Duty lineup features the biggest cab in the business, according to the...

Autocar's ACX Servere Duty lineup features the biggest cab in the business, according to the manufacturer.

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Autocar announced six new, advanced safety updates to its Autocar ACX severe-duty cabover vehicles to make them even safer. The ACX lineup comes in 4x2, 6x4, and 8x4 configurations and is powered by either a Cummins diesel or CNG/LNG engine. 

The ACX features a galvannealed steel cab with an extra thick front panel to reduce damage in the case of an accident. Additional driver comfort features include a tilt and reach-adjustable steering wheel and righthand drive configurations. 

New safety features include: 

  • Electronic Stability Control System (ESC): Actively intervenes when the vehicle is understeering or oversteering in order to maintain vehicle stability.
  • Rollover Stability Control System (RSC): Actively intervenes when the vehicle is at risk of a driver-induced, rollover event.
  • Advanced Emergency Braking System (AEBS): Vehicle detects impending collision and actively engages emergency brakes.
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW): Driver visibly and audibly warned of impending collision.
  • Stationary Lane Departure Warning (SLDW): Steady light located on the A-pillar illuminates with audible warning.
  • Blind Spot Detection (BSD): Flashing light located on the A-pillar warns the driver of a vehicle in his blind spot.

The new, advanced safety features are added to a truck the vehicle's current safety feature lineup that includes HVAC-focused insulation, testing, specific hot and cold zone options; reduced duplicity of monitoring and controls, which minimizes confusion and clutter; tighter wheel cut and turning radius; optimized leg, head, and torso room; and more.

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