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EPO – Finalist 2016 Lifetime Achievement – Electronic stability control for cars, Anton van Zanten

Anton van Zanten (Germany, The Netherlands)  | WINNER 2016

Invention: Electronic stability control for cars

The world’s roads and motorways are much safer thanks to inventions by automotive engineer Anton van Zanten. His breakthrough achievement, the electronic stability control system (ESC), also known as ESP (electronic stability program), is now mandatory in a number of countries, and is second only to the seatbelt in saving lives in car crashes.

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