volvo v40 helps save lives with deployable pedestrian airbags
feb 19, 2013
volvo v40 helps save lives with deployable pedestrian airbags


volvo v40 helps save lives with pedestrian airbags

 

 

after originally debuting at the 2012 geneva motor show, swedish auto manufacturer volvo has released
the ‘V40′, which is equipped with a handful of high-tech safety features, including the world’s first
pedestrian airbag system. sensors located in the front bumper can detect contact between a person,
causing a pyrotechnic charge to blow the front hood in an upward position, deflecting the user away
from the windshield into a cushioned airbag. active at speeds between 20-50km/h, the system reacts
in hundredths of a second.

 

 

pedestrian airbag system cut away detail deployed

 

 

interior airbag system cut away detail deployed

 

 

pedestrian airbag system deployed

 

 

front bumper pedestrian sensor system

 

 

lane-keeping aid feature

 

 

park assist traffic alert

 

 

city safety technology sensors

 

 

pedestrian airbag detail

 

 

drivers airbag view

 

 

volvo v40 front 3/4 view

 

 

volvo v40 rear 3/4 view

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