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Three new child safety seats added to Volvo range

Volvo is encouraging safer use of child seats in cars with the release of three new seats offering greater comfort and safety. Volvo is continuing its tradition of putting safety at the top of its agenda with the release of …

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Autonomy to have profound effect on insurance industry

Volvo and Thatcham Research are discussing the effects of autonomous driving technology on the motor vehicle insurance industry in the next two decades. A high level discussion is taking place today in the UK headed by Volvo Cars and Thatcham …

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Car maker sets target for fleet electrification

Vehicle safety pioneer, Volvo is aiming to sell a million hybrid or fully electric vehicles by the middle of the next decade. With a focus on sustainable transport into the future, Volvo Cars has published its new electrified car pledge …

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Volvo plans China autonomous car experiment

Up to 100 Volvo autonomous cars could soon by being driven on Chinese roads as part of a safe driving experiment being planned by the Swedish manufacturer. The most advanced autonomous driving experiment ever undertaken in China is being planned …

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WTCC opts for Volvo as race safety car

The Volvo V60 Polestar is this year’s safety car at race events organisated by the World Touring Car Championship. A high performance Volvo V60 Polestar will be used as the safety car at the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) this …

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Crash test dummy developers gain scholarships

Volvo has recognised the work of two researchers in traffic safety technology by awarding them with scholarships to continue further in their field. Biomechanical researchers who have contributed to the development of crash test dummies have been awarded the HÃ¥kan …

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Volvo unveils luxury V90 estate car

The top-of-the-range 90-series from Volvo has been completed with the launch of the V90 estate car with Pilot Assist and large animal detection systems. Volvo has revealed the long-awaited V90 estate car in Stockholm. The latest edition to the range …

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Research body defines safest cars available in Britain

Thatcham Research and consumer automotive magazine detail the winners of the Car of the Year Safety Awards for Britain in 2016. The “What Car?” magazine and automotive research centre, Thatcham Research have concluded the judging on which cars should be …

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Testing organisation defines safest cars in Europe

Winners have been announced in different vehicle classes as the safest cars in Europe with the Volvo XC90 taking the top honours. During 2015, the crash tests to which new cars were assessed by Euro NCAP became tougher with the …

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Euro NCAP award for Volvo XC90

Recognition for the safety features of the Volvo XC90 come from the Euro NCAP testing authority for its overall performance in crash testing. Adding to safety awards already received by the latest generation of the popular XC90, Volvo received the …

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