Automakers agree to install rear seat reminders to prevent heatstroke deaths in children

10 Sep
Rear seat reminder GMCA coalition of 20 automakers has promised to implement rear seat reminder technology no later than 2025 in order to combat child heatstroke deaths. In 2018, more than 50 children, mostly infants, died from heatstroke deaths after being left unattended in cars, which is the most annually since 1998. Since then, 837 children (roughly 40 per year...

Nissan’s Rear Door Alert ensures that kids and pets don’t get left in hot cars

2 Aug
Nissan Rear Door AlertIn the U.S., 37 children and hundreds of pets die each year after being left in hot cars. Nissan has developed technology to help prevent some of those deaths. That technology was pioneered by two Nissan engineers, Elsa Foley and Marlene Mendoza. They'd been working on the project for a while when something happened that brought home the gravity...