Volvo Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake
has always made safety a staple of its brand – and of its successful
marketing strategy. The company again led the way last year (2010) with Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake, which debuted on the all new 2011 Volvo S60.
feature uses radar and a camera to scope out pedestrians in front of
the vehicle and to automatically bring the car to a halt to prevent a
collision. This follows the company’s innovative City Safety System
that employs similar technology to avoid low-speed fender-benders. Both
prove that Volvo is still the leading active safety automaker.