Volvo has been really concerned regarding the accidents taking place on the road and ways to prevent them from even happening. Therefore, the company has now gone and created “City Safety” in order to do it, making use of some additional technology of automatic braking.
The company recently introduced the world to their brand-new Volvo XC90 SUV. The revamped model features more auto-braking technology than any other car ever did. More specifically, it’s able to automatically slow down or stop in intersections, or in situations of oncoming cars noticed during turns. The entire technology of “City Safety” is based on radar and camera enhancements, which are active throughout the day and have the ability to avoid accidents.
According to the company’s specialists, a lot of past accidents could have been avoided with this kind of technology and so they’re setting it in action. Volvo’s “City Safety” is scheduled to get activated when the speed surpasses 2.5 MPH. The new Volvo XC90 does not only prevent accidents with other cars for speed differences lower than 3.1 MPH, but also detects people on bikes or on foot and can avoid crashes for speed differences lower than 2.8 MPH.