Mercedes-Benz Actros Safety Truck - Active Brake Assist 2
Mercedes-Benz führt im Schwer-Lkw Actros die zweite Generation des Active
Brake Assist ein. Dieses Sicherheitssystem kann jetzt noch mehr: Leitete es
bisher vor langsamer vorausfahrenden Hindernissen bei Gefahr eines
Auffahrunfalls automatisch eine Bremsung ein, so wird der neue Active Brake
Assist 2 auch vor stehenden Hindernissen aktiv, etwa einem überraschenden
Volvo Crash Test Center.mpg
Volvos crash-test laboratory now 10 years new
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that nobody should die or suffer serious injuries in a new Volvo car by the
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At Volvo, the ability to replicate road accidents contributes to
world-class crash safety.
Volvo's crash-test laboratory in Torslanda turns 10 this year - and the
almost 3,000 full-scale tests that have been carried out during the
high-tech facility's first decade have helped give Volvo owners some of the
"We can replicate most of the incident and accident scenarios that take
place out on the roads. By analyzing these and then testing new safety
technology in the crash-test laboratory, we can improve the safety level in
our cars so that they become even safer in real-life traffic conditions,"
says Thomas Broberg, Senior Safety Advisor at Volvo.
When the new safety center was inaugurated by Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf
in early 2000, it was one of the most advanced in the car industry - a
position it has retained over the years thanks to the continuous
implementation of new equipment and new test methods.
The latest technology infusion is in the form of a set of digital
high-speed cameras that can take 200,000 frames per second.
2009 Chevy Malibu vs 1959 Bel Air Crash Test
This crash test between a modern sedan and the classic 1959 Chevrolet Bel
Air shows just how far passenger protection has come in the last fifty
years. The Institute for Highway Safety staged the test to commemorate its
50th anniversary. Find more crash tests on our web site:
Killing a Toyota Part 1 - Top Gear - BBC
Jeremy Clarkson puts Toyota's claim that their Hilux pick-up is virtually
indestructible to the ultimate test. Top Gear series 3, episode 5.
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Ford F150 and Honda Civic frontal crash test by IIHS
When large, truck-based SUVs collide with passenger cars or minivans, the
results can be devastating for the occupants of the latter.
But fatalities in such accidents are on the decrease in the United States
thanks to measures employed by automakers. Traffic deaths are down 64
percent since the year 2000 due to changes in automobile design such as
lower bumpers for SUVs and better-protect cabin cells for passenger cars.
In 2000, the death rate for car and minivan passengers in collisions with
trucks or SUVs was 44 deaths per million. That came down to 16 deaths per
million by 2009.
The study was conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a
private-sector group based in Arlington, Virginia.
"By working together, the automakers got life-saving changes done quickly,"
said Joe Nolan, the institute's chief administrative officer.
Volvo Trucks Emergency braking at its best!
On a test track in the new Volvo FH, together with test drivers you get to
experience how the Collision Warning with Emergency Brake system can avoid
a rear end collision, even if its tight!
The tractor trailer is fully loaded to 40 tons GCW.
Volvo's Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake
2011 Volvo S60
"City Safety" meets "chill city" as Volvo re-invents itself to allow safety
and style to co-exist exceptionally in their latest project. Calm, cool and
collective were my initial thoughts upon driving the all-new Volvo S60
sports sedan. It's a very chill vehicle that looks great while creating
emotional feedback and response. It's calm and confident due to the
standard cadre of technological safety enhancements. A perennial leader in
automotive safety advancements, Volvo is always raising the bar beyond
traditional expectations. Now imagine if every vehicle on the road came
standard with City Safety and Pedestrian Detection. Our kids, family and
friends would be much safer on the roads!