NEWBERG, OR – Volvo Car Corp. is first to market with a pedestrian-detection system on its newly redone ’11 Volvo S60. The midsize sedan stops on its own if it senses it is about to hit a person. “It is the world’s first pedestrian detection,” says Frank Vacca, Volvo Cars of North America’s S60 product manager. “We are pushing the technological boundaries on safety.” The system uses a central-control computer, radar device embedded in the grille and a camera mounted on the back of the ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Volvo Introduces Industry’s First Pedestrian-Detection Unit" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please click the Contact Us button below.

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.