Wednesday, August 17, 2011

New Report: Volvo City Safety Reduces Low-Speed Collisions

Two highly-respected authorities on vehicle safety, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, have given their nod of approval to Volvo and their City Safety technology.

Featured on the Volvo XC60, the radar-scanning system has been proven to prevent 50% of rear-end crashes. Its collision avoidance technology is most applicable in urban settings where low-speed crashes are most common.

Watch what happens when an an employee tests out the Volvo City Safety system on his boss's BMW:

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