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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.

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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.

Ford Gives Glimpse Into 2020 Lineup

Ford is refreshing its vehicle lineup for 2020 with bigger bets on electrification, utility vehicles, and advanced driver-assisting technology, the company's top executives told journalists at a briefing today in Dearborn, Mich.

Waymo Begins Autonomous Truck Test Program in Atlanta

Google's autonomous technology division said in a recent blog post it will begin testing self-driving trucks hauling freight to Google data centers in and around Atlanta.

IIHS to Evaluate Rear Automatic Braking Systems

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has launched a rear crash prevention ratings program to help drivers identify models equipped with technology that stop or reduce low-speed backing crashes, the institute has announced.

Technology's Essential Role in Fleet Safety's Future

As accident rates in the U.S. continue to climb, technology must evolve to ensure the safety of the drivers on the road. Both in-vehicle and fleet technology is continuing to find ways to do just that.

New Vision Sensor Promotes Safer Night Driving

Developed by Denso Corp., the new standard vision sensor is designed to better detect pedestrians, other road users, road signs and lane markings.

Video: Autopiloted Tesla Rear-Ends Fire Truck

Both NHTSA and NTSB will investigate a Los Angeles-area collision involving a Tesla Model S that the driver said was operating in Autopilot mode.

Do Semi-Autonomous Systems Foster Driver Inattention?

A Tesla Model S crash in the Los Angeles area is raising questions about the risks associated with semi-autonomous driving systems. When driving responsibilities are shared by the driver and the vehicle, do drivers tend to lose focus and over-rely on automation? Video courtesy of the Los Angeles Times via YouTube. For the full story, click here.

Tech Developed to Prevent Drowsy Driving

Hyundai Mobis recently showcased new technology that shifts a vehicle to autonomous driving mode when a driver dozes off and the car starts to leave the road.