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General Motors vehicles equipped with automatic braking and forward collision warning saw 43% fewer police-reported front-to-rear crashes when compared to similar vehicles that aren't equipped with front crash prevention technology, according to a new IIHS study.

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Fleet Safety Conference Begins With Discussion on Safety Technologies

This year’s Fleet Safety Conference started off with a lively discussion during the Future of Vehicle Safety Forum, which included representatives from federal agencies such as the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Advanced Safety Systems Cost Twice as Much to Repair

Vehicles equipped with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) can add on average an extra $3,000 to the repair bill after a crash due to pricey sensors and their calibration requirements, according to new research from AAA.

BMW Unveils Next-Gen 2019 3 Series

BMW has provided full details about its seventh-generation 2019 3 Series that arrives in a more crowded field of entry luxury sedans with a modest power boost, eight-speed automatic transmission, and an array of advanced driver-assisting systems.

Advanced Safety Tech Could Reduce Fatalities by 29%

Approximately 40% of crashes, 37% of injuries and 29% of fatalities involving passenger vehicles could be avoided by equipping all cars, pickup trucks, vans, minivans, and sport utility vehicles with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), according to a recent analysis from the AAA Foundation.

2019 Nissan Altima Retails for $24,645

Nissan's sixth-generation 2019 Altima will retail for at least $24,645, a $490 increase from the outgoing model. The midsize sedan is adding new optional and standard equipment including a new turbocharged engine, all-wheel-drive, and five new safety technologies.

Will We Become too Reliant on Driver-Assisting Tech?

Two out of three owners of vehicles equipped with advanced driver assistance systems say they trust them, but many misunderstand the limitations of the technology. Evidence suggests that drivers could become over-reliant on the systems, according to a new study from the AAA Foundation.

GM Offers Fleet-Only Chevrolet Equinox for 2019

Fleet purchasers of the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox will be able to order a stand-alone model with a standard active safety package, as well as several other options not available to retail buyers, according to General Motors.

Nissan's 2019 Rogue Starts at $25,795

The retail price for Nissan's base 2019 Rogue remains unchanged, while the automaker's new Safety Shield 360 advanced driver assistance tech offered on the SV and SL trim grades adds about $200 to last year's comparable models.