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Sep 03, 2008 | ID: 16837

Volvo XC60 City Safety cuts insurance premiums

Volvo XC60 City Safety cuts insurance premiums
Volvo Cars has attracted considerable attention with its new safety function in which the car brakes automatically – Volvo City Safety. City Safety is of considerable interest to insurance institutes, and insurance companies on many markets are cutting premiums by up to 30 percent for anyone who insures a Volvo XC60. City Safety, which is fitted as standard in the Volvo XC60, is a system whereby at low speeds (0-30 km/h) the car automatically brakes if the driver has been distracted and does not respond to a vehicle in front. The function thus helps cut the number and severity of low-speed rear-end collisions. Such impacts represent a large proportion of the total number of accidents that take place.
Keywords:
XC60, Safety, Exterior, 2009

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