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Volvo brings V2V to cars across Europe, offers up safety research to everyone

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Apr 15, 2019 9:33 AM 1+ week ago

Volvo brings V2V to cars across Europe, offers up safety research to everyone     - Roadshow

Volvo brings V2V to cars across Europe, offers up safety research to everyone

Volvo has had vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) tech installed in some of its vehicles since 2016, but they were limited to Sweden and Norway. Now, everyone across Europe can take advantage of this tech, which could very well help people avoid accidents.

Volvo announced on Monday that it would expand its Hazard Light Alert and Slippery Road Alert systems to the rest of Europe. The systems will be standard on all 2020-model-year Volvos, and certain post-2016 vehicles on the SPA and CMA platforms will have the ability to retrofit this tech into their current cars.

Both systems rely on the cloud to enable V2V tech. When a driver turns on their hazard lights or encounters a slippery patch of road, the car will send that information to ...

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