The Volvo C40 Recharge receives a top grade for safety by the IIHS

The Volvo C40 Recharge receives a top grade for safety by the IIHS


Volvo C40 Recharge (Volvo)

The Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric, which has just been launched in Brazil, won the Top Savety Pick+ 2022 (TSP+ 2022) award, presented by the Instituto de Segurança Rodoviária (IIHS). The award is a seal that confirms the high level of car safety.

C40 Recharge

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“Volvo Cars’ vision that no one should be killed or seriously injured in one of Volvo’s new vehicles drives the continuous innovation of new safety features, including speed limiters, cross-road protection and advanced assistance systems of drivers. driver (ADAS)” , praises the Swedish car manufacturer in a press release.

The Volvo C40 Recharge has all the benefits of an SUV in a stylish, premium design and includes an intuitive, built-in Google infotainment experience. It’s also the first Volvo in the company’s history designed exclusively as 100% electric and the first to feature a sustainable, completely leather-free interior with recyclable materials.

“The C40 Recharge is the latest demonstration of Volvo’s commitment to a zero-emissions future and aims to become an electric car company by 2030,” the statement said.

The car arrived this month at the brand’s dealers in Brazil with a starting price of R$ 419,950 and, of course, it stands for the amount of technological products aimed at the safety of passengers and drivers.

Recharging the Volvo C40 (Photo Fabio Aro)

security technology

The Volvo C40 Recharge offers the most advanced driving assistance, just like modern 360 degree camera that, close to Cross traffic alert (CTA), with automatic braking, assists and avoids collisions when exiting and entering parking spaces. The car also hasLane change warning system (LKA) isblind spot warning system (BLIS).

Another technology is City Securitywhich detects pedestrians, cyclists and large animals and can apply the brakes and even steer to avoid or minimize a collision.

The car comes with accessories adaptive cruise controlwhich has sensors and cameras that monitor road lanes and a system that controls acceleration and braking, helping the car to move, for example, when going around open curves on the highway, as well as controlling the distance of the car in front. .

Resources Maintenance Key allows speed limit control via software and master switch.

Volvo C40 Recharge – Photo Fabio Aro

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