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Volvo—Making Sure Everyone Gets There Safe

As we shared with you in our previous blog post, Volvo’s vision for the future aims to see no person killed or seriously injured in a Volvo vehicle by the year 2020, and we showed you some of the outstanding safety and driver assistance features that will help the Swedish automaker achieve this goal. Well this time, we wanted to focus on something a little smaller in size, but definitely not smaller in importance: children. Volvo’s Vision 2020 definitely includes children, and that’s why it redesigned its line of child safety seats, to make sure that everyone…

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XC90 Named Best-in-Class By Euro NCAP

Today, Volvo announced that the XC90 luxury SUV had earned the prestigious title of "Best-in-Class," from the European New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP), in not one, but two categories: Large Off-Road, and Overall Performance.

The premium SUV scored 100 percent in the Safety Assist Category, and 97 percent in the adult occupant protection category. The remarkable results reflect Volvo's strong commitment to safety systems innovation...

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A Glimpse at Volvo's Future Plans For Safety

Volvo has made a big claim that in 2020, nobody will be seriously injured in a new Volvo.

Starting in 2017, a self-driving Volvo cars will hit the streets of Gothenburg with real drivers behind the wheel. These aren't trained test drivers, or engineers, or Volvo employees, but real end-users driving in real traffic conditions.

It's the first time anything like this has been attempted.

Volvo is working closely with the government to make sure that there are traffic laws in place that allow for autonomous vehicles. It's a joint effort, but well worth the collaboration.

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