Volvo says it plans to utilize a new test facility being built by the Swedish company Active Safety Test Area AB to develop advanced safety technologies. The facility, dubbed AstaZero, will be located next to the auto maker’s existing proving ground in Hallered in western Sweden, with testing scheduled to begin in 2014. Thomas Broberg, Volvo’s senior safety expert, says the car company will lease testing time from ASTA, which is owned by the Technical Research Institute of ...

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