If you are one of those who likes to take the road to Germany to the Autobahn-route with free speed for to run on the other side of 200 km/h, when, for example, you must on the holiday, you must in the future keep you from buying a Volvo.
Volvo will limit the increased the top speed on all new cars built from week 22 to 180 km/h as a part of their vision that nobody should die or suffer serious injury in a Volvo.
It informs the Volvo Denmark in a press release.
- We believe that we, as the automaker has a responsibility to improve road safety, says Malin Ekholm, head of the Volvo Cars Safety Center, in a press release.
- Our speed technology and the dialogue has put in time, fits into this vision. The speed limit and Care-the key is helping drivers to reflect and realize that driving can be potentially dangerous, while at the same time it provides extra peace of mind and supports greater accountability in the traffic, he says.
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in Addition to a limited top speed of 180 km/h, all new Volvo cars with a so-called 'Care'-key, which makes it possible for Volvo owners to set additional restrictions for the car's top speed, for example if they lend their car to family members or to younger, inexperienced drivers.
- These two initiatives sends a strong signal about the dangers of running too strongly, which underlines Volvo Cars’ position as a leader in the field of security. Both functions illustrates how automotive manufacturers can actively take responsibility to achieve zero deaths in traffic accidents, and support responsible behaviour in the traffic, writes Volvo on the new systems.
the Carmaker stresses that the speed limit has been the subject of debate, because some believe that the automakers should not have the right to introduce the kind of constraints through accessible technology.
- Nonetheless, Volvo Cars, that they have an obligation to continue the tradition of being a pioneer in the discussion about car manufacturers, rights and duties to intervene where it can save lives - even if potential customers end up having to opt out of the Volvo, type Volvo.
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