Volvo Safety History

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1944-1970

The world's first Volvo - 1944
 
 
-Passenger steel cage
-Laminated windshields
- World's first 3-point
 seat belts
-Padded instrument
 panel


 
 

-First rear-facing child
 seat
-Crumple zones added
-3-point belts standard
 in rear

-Front seat head
 restrains
-Front seat inertia reel
 belts
-Accident research
 team


 
1972-1986 
-Childproof locks on
 doors
-Rear reel safety belts
-Rear center 3-point
 seat belt


-Collapsible steering 
  column 
-Energy absorbing
 bumpers
-Isolated fuel tank
 protected from rear
 collisions


 
 
 
  
 


-First child safety booster 
 cushion
-Wide angle rear view
 mirror
-Front and rear anti-
 submarining protection
-ABS brakes

 
1987-2002
-Front airbag
-Child booster in rear center
-First side impact protection
 



-Auto. front height

 adjust. seat belts
-3-point lap/shoulder
 seat belts
-First side impact
 airbag
-Rollover protection
 system

 



-First whiplash
 protection system
-First full length
 inflatable curtain
-Child seat mounting
 system
-Dual stage frontal
 airbags
 
 


-Volvo safety center

 opened
-Volvo safety concept
 car
-Rollover stability
 control using gyro
 sensor
-Linda: the virtual
 crash-test dummy
 
 
 
2003-2006
-First patented front
 structure
-Intelligent driver info.
 system
-Rear safety belt
 warning
 
 
 
 

-First blind spot info.
 system
-Rear safety belt
 warning
-Water repellent glass
-first door mounted
 inflatable curtain
-Collision warning w/
 brake support


 


 
2007-2010
-First integrated 2-step
 booster cushion w/
 extended IC & force
 limiter adapter for
 children
 
 
 


-New, stronger side
 structure using diff.
 grades of high strength
 steal
-Driver alert system
 including driver alert
 control and lane
 departure warning
-Collision warning with
 auto brake
 
 
 



-First city safety system
 for avoiding low speed
 collisions
-New range of seat
 restraints for infants &
 children up to 12 yrs.
-Worlds first pedestrian
 detection w/ full auto
 brake


 
 
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