Volvo Unveils New Safety System that Automatically Brakes for Cyclists and Pedestrians

by Mark Boyer, 03/06/13

Volvo is positioning itself at the head of the class when it comes to developing high-tech safety features that will protect not only car drivers, but also pedestrians and cyclists. The Swedish automaker recently unveiled external airbags meant to protect pedestrians, and the company is also developing accident-avoiding self-driving cars. At the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, the company unveiled a new collision avoidance system that automatically senses when cyclists and pedestrians are in a car’s path and brakes for them.

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