Top Page | English | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | 日本語
Thursday, 11 October 2018, 11:40 HKT/SGT
Share:
    

Source: Mazda
Mazda Announces G-Vectoring Control Plus to Improve Vehicle Handling
Available first in the updated Mazda CX-5, for which pre-orders start today

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Oct 11, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation has developed G-Vectoring Control Plus, the second new-generation vehicle dynamics control technology in the SKYACTIV-Vehicle Dynamics series.(1) GVC Plus will be rolled out to all Mazda models, with the updated Mazda CX-5 - pre-orders for which start today at Mazda dealers throughout Japan - the first to get the new technology.

The original G-Vectoring Control, the first technology in the SKYACTIV-Vehicle Dynamics series, was the world's first control system to vary engine torque in response to steering inputs in order to provide integrated control of lateral and longitudinal acceleration forces and optimize the vertical load on each wheel for smooth and efficient vehicle motion.(2)

GVC Plus uses the brakes to add direct yaw moment control for further enhanced handling stability. As the driver steers out of a corner by returning the steering wheel to the center position, GVC Plus applies a light braking force to the outer wheels, providing a stabilizing moment that helps restore the vehicle to straight line running. The system realizes consistently smooth transitions between yaw, roll and pitch even under high cornering forces, improving the vehicle's ability to accurately track sudden steering inputs and crisply exit corners. In addition to improving handling in emergency collision avoidance maneuvers, GVC Plus offers a reassuring feeling of control when changing lanes on the highway and when driving on snow or other slippery road surfaces.

By applying the human-centered development philosophy to all kinds of common driving situations, Mazda will continue to pursue the kind of driving joy that allows both the driver and his or her passengers to feel at one with the car, relax and enjoy the ride. The company aims to create a special bond with customers by adding exuberance to their lives.

(1) A series of new-generation vehicle motion control technologies that provide integrated control of the engine, transmission, chassis and body to enhance the car's Jinba-ittai feel - a sense of connectedness between car and driver that distinguishes Mazda vehicles.
(2) As of June 2016 (production models, based on Mazda's research)


About Mazda

Mazda Motor Corporation (TSE: 7261) started manufacturing tools in 1929 and soon branched out into production of trucks for commercial use. In the early 1960s, Mazda launched its first passenger car models and began developing rotary engines. Still headquartered in Hiroshima in western Japan, Mazda today ranks as one of Japan's leading automakers, and exports cars to the United States and Europe for over 30 years. For more information, please visit www.mazda.com

Contact:
Corporate Communications Division
Mazda Motor Corporation, Japan
+81-3-3508-5056 [Tokyo]
+81-82-282-5253 [Hiroshima]
mailto: [email protected]


Oct 11, 2018 11:40 HKT/SGT
Source: Mazda

Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Automotive
http://www.acnnewswire.com
From the Asia Corporate News Network


Copyright © 2019 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. A division of Asia Corporate News Network.


Mazda Links

http://www.mazda.com

https://www.youtube.com/user/mazdaofficialweb

https://ph.linkedin.com/company/mazda-motor-corporation

Mazda
June 27, 2019 11:21 HKT/SGT
Mazda Production and Sales Results for May 2019
May 30, 2019 11:09 HKT/SGT
Mazda Production and Sales Results for April 2019
Apr 25, 2019 18:51 HKT/SGT
Mazda Production and Sales Results for March 2019 and for April 2018 through March 2019
Apr 18, 2019 10:30 HKT/SGT
Mazda Announces Start of US Pre-Orders for Diesel-Powered Mazda CX-5 at New York International Auto Show
Mar 28, 2019 16:33 HKT/SGT
Mazda Announces Graduate Recruitment Plan for Fiscal Year Ending March 2021
Mar 28, 2019 16:05 HKT/SGT
Mazda Production and Sales Results for February 2019
Mar 28, 2019 09:10 HKT/SGT
SUBARU, Nissan, and Mazda Vehicles to Be Newly Equipped with "D-Call Net" Advanced Automatic Collision Notification System
Mar 5, 2019 17:50 HKT/SGT
Mazda Unveils Mazda CX-30 Compact Crossover SUV
Feb 27, 2019 11:36 HKT/SGT
Mazda Production and Sales Results for January 2019
Feb 8, 2019 14:48 HKT/SGT
Mazda Unveils MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition in Racing Orange
More news >>
 News Alerts
Copyright © 2019 ACN Newswire - Asia Corporate News Network
Home | About us | Services | Partners | Events | Login | Contact us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | RSS
US: +1 800 291 0906 | Beijing: +86 400 879 3881 | Hong Kong: +852 2217 2912 | Singapore: +65 6304 8926 | Tokyo: +81 3 6721 7212

Connect With us: