Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) is a relatively new technology but is growing in popularity. AEB can be known as 'city brake' or 'collision avoidance'.

AEB uses technology such as laser, radar or cameras (or a combination of the three) to identify other vehicles. If the driver does not respond in time, the system automatically applies brake pressure to potentially prevent a crash at low speeds (up to 60km/h). Some systems can also reduce the collision impact at higher speeds of sometimes over 100km/h. This helps to either avoid a collision or reduce the severity. 

IAG has been a member of the international research group, RCAR that has been helping guide the development of AEB technology for a number of years.

Examples of the current vehicles recognised with standard AEB are:
Ford Mondeo variants
Holden Insignia
Mazda2, 3, 6 and CX-3, CX-5, CX-9 all variants
Hyundai Genesis, Tuscon variants and Santa Fe variants
Mercedes-Benz C-Class, CLA-Class, E-Class variants, GL-Class, GLA-Class variants, GLE-Class, GLS-Class, S-Class
Subaru Forester variants, Impreza, Outback variants and Liberty
Infiniti Q50 variants
VolkswagenTouareg V8
Volvo V40, S60, S90, V60, XC60 and XC90