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March 20, 2018

2019 Fusion: First Ford to Standardize Driver-Assist Tech

Ford will debut its standard driver-assist technology package, Co-Pilot360, on the 2019 Fusion mid-size sedan, which has been named Fleet Car of the Year six times since 2011.

December 21, 2017

4 Automakers Offer Auto-Braking Standard on Most Cars

Tesla, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and Toyota already offer automatic emergency braking as a standard feature on most of their vehicles, according to a new progress report.

October 20, 2017

Ford F-150 Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

Thanks to optional automatic braking, the pickup truck now qualifies for the prestigious award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

October 17, 2017

Jeep Compass Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

The award, given by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, applies to 2017 Jeep Compass SUVs equipped with optional front crash prevention.

September 6, 2017

Four Small Pickups Ace IIHS Crash Tests

However, the trucks don’t qualify for an IIHS safety award because they lack automatic emergency braking and their headlights are rated poorly.

August 31, 2016

Subaru's Rear Automatic Braking System

The Subaru Outback returns for the 2017 model year with a feature that could help fleets reduce the risk of low speed collisions that occur while the driver is backing up the vehicle.

August 25, 2016

Automatic Emergency Braking Systems Vary Widely

AAA tests underscore performance differences between systems designed to mitigate crash severity and systems designed to prevent a crash altogether whenever possible.

May 6, 2016

Subaru's 2017 Outback, Legacy Offer Reverse Auto Braking

Subaru will offer new trim grades of its Outback CUV and Legacy mid-size sedan for the 2017 model year with enhanced safety, styling, and comfort features including reverse automatic braking.

March 17, 2016

Video: Automatic Braking to Become Standard by 2022

The agreement means that this safety technology will become widely available on passenger cars and Class 1-2 trucks without a protracted regulatory process.

November 3, 2015

Video: NHTSA to Add Auto Braking to Rating Criteria

The federal agency announces plans to update its vehicle safety rating system to include automatic emergency braking as a recommended technology.

September 30, 2015

Ford Recalls F-150 Pickups for Unexpected Braking

The recall, covering 33,481 pickups in the U.S., will address a potential braking problem tied to the adaptive cruise control radar.

September 13, 2015

Tips for Avoiding a Rear-End Crash

This video from CNET offers advice on how to prevent a rear-end crash, and also explores the science behind determining a safe following distance. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.


January 22, 2015

DOT Pushes for Wider Adoption of Auto Braking Tech

NHTSA reveals plans to add crash imminent braking and dynamic brake support to the New Car Assessment Program's list of recommended advanced safety features.

October 17, 2013

Toyota Develops New Pedestrian Safety Technology

To help prevent collisions with pedestrians, Toyota Motor Corp. has developed a Pre-collision System (PCS) that uses automatic steering in addition to increased pre-collision braking force and automatic braking.

October 23, 2012

Nissan Technologies Aim at Cutting Fatigue, Provide Automatic Collision Avoidance

In two different technologies announced by Nissan Motor Co., the automaker is looking at seat technology that could help reduce fatigue and an ‘autonomous emergency steering system’ that could apply braking and automatic steering to prevent a collision.


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