Volvo tries to combine safety with cool

June 2001
Automotive News;6/11/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5934, p10
Trade Publication
Interviews Christer Gustafsson, senior engineer at Volvo Car Corp., on the challenge of keeping the company at the helm of protection for occupants. Description of the company's Safety Concept car; Concerns of putting active safety gear in cars; Feedback from customers regarding driving safety.


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