MILFORD, MI – General Motors Corp. will launch fields trials this month to test forward collision warning (FCW) and adaptive cruise control (ACC) systems on specially equipped Buick LeSabres. The 10-month test is set to begin March 31 and will involve 80 drivers and 13 LeSabres in southeastern Michigan. GM hopes to learn how effective the technologies are at reducing rear-end collisions, which account for approximately 5% of the 42,000 traffic fatalities in the U.S. each year. About 1.8 ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"GM to Test Collision Avoidance Systems" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.