OYAMA, Japan – Last September, Toyota Motor Corp. introduced the industry's first comprehensive safety system that integrates steering and braking with stability and traction controls and promised it would get better over time. Called Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM), it debuted on the Crown Majesta in Japan. An improved version featuring active steering control was installed on the new Lexus GS 430, launched in February in the U.S. and Europe. (The Harrier and Kluger ...

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