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Volvo launches luxury S90 model in North America

The Volvo S90 with semi-autonomous driving features and advanced safety technology is being showcased at the NAIAS event in Detroit. Volvo is currently at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, which is taking place this week and …

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Volvo S90 to deliver cutting edge safety technology

The latest high end luxury saloon car in the shape of the Volvo S90 takes the genre out of its conservative image and delivers semi-autonomous motoring in style. Most well known for its range of estate cars and flagship XC90 …

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Research aims to avoid collisions with kangaroos

Volvo researchers are studying the roadside behaviour of kangaroos in order to develop regionally focused collision avoidance technology. Engineers from Volvo Cars are currently undertaking research in the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve near Canberra in Australia to study the behaviour of …

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Trailer safety concepts on show at horse trials

Land Rover is attending the Burghley Horse Trials with its see-through trailer and cargo monitoring technology. With applicability going far beyond the realms of horse boxes, it’s nonetheless the users of this type of trailer who will be the first …

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Autumn season sees increase in animal collisions in the USA

US insurer Geico is warning drivers of the approach of increased activities amongst deer in North America with higher probability of collisions. From October through until late January, US motorists need to stay particularly alert to wild animals suddenly appearing …

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Market spotlight on sleep detection and night vision systems

Market Publishers provides a five year outlook on the global market for night vision systems in vehicles as well as sleep impairment detection. As active safety systems in the automotive industry continue to take hold, researchers at Market Publishers have …

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Volvo to use AstaZero testing ground to help achieve its crash-free vision

The new AstaZero vehicle test site in Sweden forms part of Volvo’s strategic vision of achieving a future where no-one is killed or seriously injured in one of its cars. Volvo’s vision of no casualties in its new cars by …

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Sweden warns of animal danger to motorcyclists as spring season arrives

Collisions with wild animals form a serious danger in Scandinavia with motorcyclists being significantly more vulnerable than other motorists. A Swedish social enterprise dedicated to preventing deaths and injuries on the country’s roads resulting from collisions with wild animals has …

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Vehicle night vision system uses dual infrared cameras

Night vision system from Autoliv combines long and short range infrared sensors for optimum pedestrian and animal detection on new Mercedes S-Class. Autoliv’s innovative “Night Vision Fusion System” enables safer night driving to owners of the Mercedes S-Class, the first …

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Accidents involving animals in Finland reducing

The number of accidents involving animals such as Elk, Moose and Deer in Finland reduced in 2012 with no human fatalities recorded. The Finnish Transport Agency has released statistics for 2011 and 2012 concerning road accidents involving wild animals in …

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