I don’t know that I’ve ever felt safer driving through the mountains. It didn’t hurt, mind you, that I’d just run the gamut of briefings from Volvo Car officials touting the enhanced safety features of the soon-to-be launched XC90, the auto maker’s first luxury cross/utility vehicle. With dropoffs looming around nearly every Northern California curve, I was comforted by the presence of the reinforced boron steel roof panel (boron steel supposedly is five times stronger than normal steel) ...

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