NEWBERG, OR â Volvo Car Corp. is first to market with a pedestrian-detection system on its newly redone â11 Volvo S60. The midsize sedan stops on its own if it senses it is about to hit a person. âIt is the worldâs first pedestrian detection,â says Frank Vacca, Volvo Cars of North Americaâs S60 product manager. âWe are pushing the technological boundaries on safety.â The system uses a central-control computer, radar device embedded in the grille and a camera mounted on the back of the ...
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