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Yesterday was the 57th Birthday of theVolvo-Designed Three-Point Safety Belt

Volvo is known worldwide as a safety-focused car company, and that’s evidenced by its goal of having no person killed or seriously injured in any new Volvo models by the year 2020. As we look forward to a safer future, here at Paul’s Volvo, we wanted to hark back to a time when the three-point seatbelt was just being refined and perfected, to July 10th, 1962, when Volvo engineer Nils Bohlin received a U.S. Patent for his three-point seatbelt design.

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Volvo Helps You Keep Your Eyes on the Road with Head-Up Display

Our world is becoming busier than ever, and when you’re behind the wheel of a car, there’s so much to pay attention to it can sometimes be overwhelming. That’s why here at Paul’s Volvo, we’re such big fans of the available Head-Up Display on the 2016 Volvo XC90. It takes some of the distractions of the road and dispenses with them, gathering some of your most important information into a convenient spot in your line of vision. Check out this innovative feature in the video below!

 

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Three More Reasons to Make Your Family’s Vehicle a Volvo

If you’re part of a family with young children, you’re probably very familiar with the frustrations that come along with child safety seats. Either they’re difficult to install, uncomfortable for children, or you can’t get your kids to stay in them. Well, Volvo is hoping to solve that problem, at least in part. The Swedish automaker has just announced a new line of child safety seats, developed in collaboration with Britax-Römer, one of the world’s leading child seat makers. Take a look at the video below for some more information.

 

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Five Volvo Models Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Designation

With Volvo's Vision 2020 initiative, which aims to completely eliminate fatalities and serious injuries by the end of the decade, the company has reaffirmed their long-established commitment to safety. And with a suite of safety features, including world first technologies such as Intersection Auto Brake and Run Off Road Protection, Volvo continues to be a pioneer, setting high standards for automakers across the industry.

It's because of this dedication to safety that all five Volvo vehicles...

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How Will Volvo Adapt to the Changing Face of Luxury?

Long a staple in the "workhorse" class of vehicles, Volvo was once known for their boxy, pure-utilitarian designs, supreme safety standards far ahead of their time, and robust reliability.

Volvo is still a champion of safety, touting the goal of "no one killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo by 2020," but the company has been working hard in the past few decades retooling itself into a luxury brand.

Last month, Volvo's Vice President of Interior Design joined a panel on the evolution of luxury, past, present, and future, to get a sense of what luxury used to…

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How to Get Self-Driving Cars on the Road

As we discussed last month, self-driving cars make roads safer for everyone.

In fact, as Volvo representative Erik Coelingh laments, around 32,000 people die in traffic collisions every year in the United States. It's a huge number, and many of those accidents were caused by human error.

Thus, autonomous vehicles are a matter of saving lives.

In order to see them in action on real-world streets, in real traffic situations, automakers and policymakers must work hand-in-hand.

Without collaboration between the auto industry and the government, laws regulating self-driving cars

 

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Volvo Gives Safety a Whole New Meaning


Here at Paul's Volvo we have always been impressed by Volvo's dedication to safety. And now that it is working towards a future devoid of car crashes, we are more impressed than ever. How is Volvo planning to eliminate car accidents? Watch the video below to find out.

As you can see, the future of road safety is pretty impressive. These vehicles use computers, lasers, and other great technology to monitor their surroundings…

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Volvo Has Changed The World Twice. At Least


Volvo has been around since 1927. It's much younger than some other car companies that sprang up in the late 1800's, yet in its time, it has changed the face of the auto industry on two separate occasions.

In 1976, Volvo made a historic breakthrough for the environment. Exhaust emissions are a big environmental problem, but in the 70's, they were much worse.

Volvo created the Lambdasonde, or oxygen probe, that allowed…

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Volvo Paints to Save Lives



Here in Hawthorne, NJ, we share the road with cyclists, and everyone wants to make sure we're all safe as we coexist. With Volvo vehicles, you know they are built with safety in mind, and the Volvo has been leading the way when it comes to safety for years now. They've extended that to bikers, too.

With Volvo LifePaint, cyclists can put this clear paint on their clothes, bike, or helmet, and it…

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Volvo Pilots Slippery Road Alert in Scandinavia

Here in Hawthorne, NJ we are no strangers to winter storms. While we try not to be out on the roads in these conditions, it's certainly comforting to know that we have cars like new Volvo models to keep us and our loved ones safe. Now, Volvo is going the extra mile to keep us safe with Slippery Road Alert. Check out how it works on the roads in the video clip below!

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