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 ...

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