Safety Advocates Call for Wider Installations of Automatic Emergency Braking

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(Adds statistics on two automakers, another Fiat Chrysler comment) By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - U.S. automakers installed automatic emergency braking technology that experts said could prevent thousands of deaths and injuries in just 19 percent of new vehicles sold in the 2017 model year, regulators and safety advocates said on Thursday. Last year, 20 automakers struck a voluntary agreement with the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to make ...

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