Recently Volvo groups reveals a number user friendly safety and support features and technologies.All these will be introduced in the new Volvo xc90 model at the end of 2014
New Technologies are:
1.Pedestrian Detection in darkness:
Detection and ayto breake technology this will work effectively also when driving in darkness.This technology includes detection and auto brake for other vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists.
A feature that detects if the car is about to drive off the road and autonomously applies steering torque to bring the vehicle back on track. Being able to monitor where the physical road ends is a world first. This means that the technology also works on roads without side markings.
A technology that helps the driver stay in the lane and follow the rhythm of the traffic. The new system automatically follows the vehicle ahead.Another one is collision migration of animals its a world first technology that detects and automatically brakes for animals both in daylight and in the dark. The technology, which is designed to help the driver avoid accidents or reduce the speed of impact, will be introduced some time after the all-new XC90 arrives by the end of 2014.
Car 2 Car communication enables vehicles to communicate with each other and with the traffic environment.The technology is based on communication between transmitters in vehicles and the road infrastructure, such as road signs and traffic lights.
1.Car2Car Technology – Emergency Vehicle Warning
2.Car2Car Technology – Weather And Road Condition Information
3.Car2Car – Green Light Optimum Speed Advisory
The self-parking car Autonomous Parking is a Volvo concept technology that allows a car to find and park in a vacant space by itself, allowing the driver to leave the vehicle at the entrance to the car park