Mar 14, 2012

Volvo will launch cars with airbag for pedestrians

Volvo will launch the first car with external Airbag.

The Volvo car company will launch the Volvo V40 including a airbag (air bag) to protect pedestrians to traffic accidents. This system detect frontal impact and inflated to prevent the passer's head hit his head on the windshield.

New Volvo cars

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This mechanism called Pedestrian Airbag Technology acts through sensors that are located in front of the automobile. The presentation of this car was in the Geneva Motor Show 2010 But goes on sale in Europe only this year.

It should be noted that the car will also feature a technology to detect pedestrians avoid the collision. Brakes are activated automatically as the driver can not answer.

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