Volvo Introduces Cyclist Detection at Geneva Motor Show

In regards to safety, Volvo has long been held as one of the most innovative vehicle manufacturers. At the recent Geneva Motor Show, Volvo debuted their newest innovation—Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection with full auto brake. Coming in mid-May, this system will be available on the Volvo V40, X60, V60, XC60, V70, XC70, and S80. Steingold Volvo in Pawtucket, RI is excited by Volvo’s continued advancement in vehicle safety.

Doug Speck, Senior Vice President Marketing, Sales, and Customer Service at Volvo Car Group, said, “Our solutions for avoiding collisions with unprotected road users are unique in the industry. By covering more and more objects and situations, we reinforce our world-leading position within automotive safety. We keep moving towards our long-term vision to design cars that do not crash.”

The system works by using both radar and camera detection. The radar senses objects in front of the car and determines the distance to them. The camera is able to determine what kind of object it is. When used together, the system is able to tell when there is an imminent collision with a pedestrian, cyclist, or another car. The car will then warn the driver with flashing lights and activate the brakes.

In addition to this new safety system, Volvo showcased the new models for the S60, V60, XC60, V70, XC70, S80, and the V60 Plug-in Hybrid. Steingold Volvo has the 2013 XC60, XC70, and S80 available for immediate delivery.

To request more information on the Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection system, or to schedule a test drive, contact Steingold Volvo in Pawtucket, RI. The knowledgeable sales staff will be happy to help all customers with any Volvo needs. For more Volvo news and Steingold Volvo updates, visit their Facebook page.

About Steingold Volvo

Steingold Volvo is Rhode Island’s only exclusive Volvo dealer. A family-owned and operated business since 1934, Steingold Volvo delivers premium quality services and sales to its customers through its extensive line-up of new and used Volvo models. Steingold Volvo also houses Parts and Service departments which will work to satisfy any and all consumer needs as quickly as possible.

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