New report on self-braking vehicles shows ‘measurable difference’

A new report shows that 15 percent of vehicles have a 'superior' rating in tests of their automatic braking technology. Only 5 percent achieved this rating in 2013.

By Jeff Sanford Arlington, Virginia — September 1, 2015 — The US-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just released its latest report ranking new vehicles that can brake without driver intervention. IIHS began compiling this report in 2013. This year’s ranking finds many more vehicles are coming equipped with sensors and programs that […]