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Nissan Adds Standard Automatic Braking to Rogue Sport

Nissan has added automatic emergency braking as a standard feature on its Rogue Sport subcompact SUV, which it will offer as a later model year entry with a 2018.5 model year designation.

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2019 Ford Ranger's Fleet Prospects

After more than seven years away from the North American market, the Ford Ranger is making a comeback. While developing the new midsize pickup, Ford listened to feedback from commercial fleets.

Nissan's Next-Gen Altima Adds Rear Automatic Braking

Nissan's 2019 Altima will enter its sixth generation with an array of new features, including a pair of new engines, all-wheel drive, and rear automatic braking. Nissan unveiled its new midsize sedan at the New York International Auto Show.

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.

Preparing Your Fleet for Autonomous Vehicles

Technology available on vehicles today is pushing us closer to self-driving vehicles. But there’s still a lot of work to be done before we get there, as public agencies research and test autonomous vehicles and determine how to prepare for them.

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.

Study Underscores Merits of Automatic Braking Tech

European and Australian researchers conclude that vehicles equipped with such technology were involved in 38 percent fewer rear-end crashes, compared to vehicles without the technology.

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.  

New IIHS Ratings for Front Crash Prevention

In the latest round of front crash prevention tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 21 of 24 vehicles earned an “advanced” or higher rating. Test results indicate that automakers are making strides in adopting automatic braking technology, IIHS noted. Here's an IIHS video explaining the testing criteria and process. For the story on the test results, click here.