A whiplash injury is the result in seven out of ten accidents that result in personal injury. But the risk can be heavily reduced. The seats in Volvo cars help reduce the risk of a whiplash injury by half, thanks to improved protection though the built-in whiplash protection system – WHIPS.
About forty years ago, Volvo achieved a world first when it introduced a steplessly adjustable lumbar support in the front seats of its Amazon car. And Volvo seats have been regarded as probably the best in the business ever since.
For the third year now, the Volvo Car Corporation is organising a framework conference for its Industrial Ph. D. Programme – a joint project between industry and the educational establishment; more specifically, between Volvo Cars and technical colleges and universities of technology throughout Sweden.