Although a conventional driving stability program (ESP) does all this, the safety system can do more with an electrically powered all-wheel drive vehicle: while a classic ESP only brakes, individual wheels can accelerate additionally with an electric vehicle. In this way, the vehicle is "pulled" back into the right lane and does not lose speed. In addition, the intervention is smoother than with hydraulic ESP.
As the customer had specified that no additional sensors could be installed, the software developers had to ask the software developers' creativity for this SUV project. "The observer must also use the important parameters from unusual data sources: For example, the torque control communicates with a sensor that detects the car's angle of inclination and is usually used to automatically adjust the headlights.