Demonstration of accident-prevention system lands two people in hospital – Mazda suspends test drives

CX-5 SCBS demonstration - suspended until further notice

CX-5 SCBS demonstration – suspended until further notice

A week before the opening of the Tokyo Motor Show, which will showcase a lot of autonomous drive and near-autonomous drive technology, two days after the Japanese government held a high-profile event where Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was driven around in (not quite) driverless cars, the industry must navigate around a PR-disaster: A demonstration of Mazda’s accident-prevention system ended in an accident and two people in the hospital. [Continue Reading]