October 19, 2017 - Industry News
GM and Cruise Automation have plans to begin testing self-driving cars on public streets in Manhattan in early 2018.
Tags: New York, New York City, General Motors, Autonomous Vehicles, Safety, Cruise Automation, Fully Autonomous
The automaker agrees to pay $120 million to resolve state claims associated with the defective ignition switches that spurred 2014 recalls.
Tags: General Motors, Litigation, Safety
October 18, 2017 - Industry News
The recall covers 310,000 vehicles in need of a new shift lock solenoid.
Tags: Toyota, 2009-MY, 2010-MY, Toyota Sienna, Recalls, 2007-MY, 2006-MY, 2005-MY, Brakes, Minivans, Safety
The recall affects 2015-2017 Outlander, 2015-2016 Lancer and Outlander Sport, and 2015 Lancer Evolution vehicles.
Tags: Recalls, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, Engines, 2015-MY, Compact SUVs, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA, Compact Cars, 2016-MY, 2017-MY, Safety, Mitsubishi Lancer
The recall affects more than 1.3 million 2015-2017 trucks in North America, including 1.1 million in the U.S.
Tags: Ford F-150, Recalls, Ford, 2015-MY, Large Pickups, 2016-MY, 2017-MY, Ford Super Duty, Safety
October 17, 2017 - Industry News
The award, given by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, applies to 2017 Jeep Compass SUVs equipped with optional front crash prevention.
Tags: Jeep, IIHS, Crash Tests, IIHS Top Safety Pick, Jeep Compass, Headlights, Automatic Braking, Compact SUVs, 2017-MY, Safety
October 16, 2017 - Industry News
AAA offers advice on how to stay safe and avoid collisions in parking lots.
Tags: AAA, Parking, Vehicle Damage, Driver Safety Tips, Safety
October 16, 2017 - Executive Fleet News
The recall covers 495,000 2012-2018 vehicles in the U.S. and more than a million worldwide.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, 2012-MY, Recalls, Daimler, Air Bags, Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class, 2018-MY, Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, Safety
October 14, 2017 - Industry News
The recall includes more than 414,000 Jeep Liberty, Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger vehicles in the U.S. in the 2012 and 2013 model years.
Tags: Jeep, Dodge, Jeep Liberty, 2012-MY, Recalls, Chrysler 200, 2013-MY, Compact SUVs, Mid-Size Sedans, NHTSA, FCA, Safety, Dodge Avenger
October 13, 2017 - Industry News
The automaker addresses customer concerns raised by recent reports of carbon monoxide leaks in upfitted Ford police vehicles.
Tags: Ford Explorer, Ford, Safety, Carbon Monoxide Leaks
Coca-Cola Consolidated implemented the program at three company locations, involving 200 drivers and 115 vehicle assets.
Tags: Coca-Cola, Video Event Recorders, Lytx, In-Vehicle Video
October 12, 2017 - Industry News
Montana, Pennsylvania, Iowa and Wisconsin also make the top five list, according to the latest deer claim study from State Farm.
Tags: Insurance Claims, State Farm, Deer-Vehicle Collisions, Safety, Driver Safety Tips
October 11, 2017 - Industry News
The state’s DMV releases new proposed regulations that would eliminate an existing requirement for a human driver behind the steering wheel.
Tags: Regulations, California DMV, Autonomous Vehicles, Safety
ZF and DHL plan to deploy a fleet of electric, autonomous vehicles as early as next year in real-world delivery operations.
Tags: DHL, ZF, Last Mile Delivery, Autonomous Vehicles, Global, Delivery Fleets, Germany
October 10, 2017 - Industry News
The recall covers 197 unsold 2018-MY vehicles that have defective front coil springs.
Tags: Hyundai, Recalls, Hyundai Santa Fe, Compact SUVs, NHTSA, Safety
Heidi King will also assume the responsibilities of the agency’s administrator until that post is filled.
Tags: NHTSA, Safety, U.S. DOT
The redesigned 2018 Subaru Crosstrek and 2018 WRX have joined the ranks of Top Safety Pick+ winners. The two cars qualify for the honor when equipped with optional front crash prevention and specific headlights.
Tags: Subaru, IIHS, Crash Tests, Headlights, Automatic Braking, IIHS Top Safety Pick+, Safety, Subaru Crosstrek, Subaru WRX, Compact SUVs
October 10, 2017 - Press Release
Driving Dynamics Inc. will offer a set of driver assessment tools to its North American fleet clients under an agreement with United Kingdom-based DriveTech International.
Tags: Drivers, Driver Training, Driving Dynamics
Speeding, alcohol impairment and failure to buckle up contribute to the disturbing trend, according to newly released data from NHTSA.
Tags: Drunk Driving, Seat Belts, Pedestrian Safety, Speeding, Motorcycles, NHTSA, Road Deaths
October 9, 2017 - Industry News
LIDAR tech firm Strobe is expected to bolster the automaker’s efforts to bring self-driving cars to market.
Tags: General Motors, Mergers & Acquisitions, Autonomous Vehicles, Cruise Automation, Lidar
The recall covers 109 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans in the 2016 model year.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz, Fire, Recalls, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Daimler, NHTSA, Safety, 2016-MY
State Farm offers advice on how to spot warning signs of vehicle fire risk, and the National Safety Council provides tips on what to do if a fire starts while you're driving.
Tags: Fire, Driver Safety Tips, Safety
October 6, 2017 - Industry News
The automaker completed its three-year monitoring period in August, fulfilling obligations outlined in a $1.2 billion settlement with the federal government.
Tags: Toyota, Unintended Acceleration, Legal, U.S. Department of Justice, Safety
October 5, 2017 - Industry News
New research from AAA concludes that all 30 of the infotainment systems evaluated demanded too much of the driver’s attention during use.
Tags: AAA, Distracted Driving, Infotainment Systems, Colleges and Universities, Safety, Navigation System
October 5, 2017 - Product News
AmeriPride has begun offering a first-aid kit that's designed for vehicle fleets and can be purchased by any company with a fleet, the linen and uniform service provider has announced.
Tags: Drivers, U.S. DOT, NETS, AmeriPride, First-Aid Kits
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