Volvo crash safety test facility is the most advanced in the world, allowing the brand to be at the topmost safest vehicle in the world. That’s why their cars are the best in ranks top in safety notch from front to back. Swedish car manufacturer Volvo is always known for building the safest cars in the world. The company is responsible for the most important safety features updates in modern vehicles. Like seat belts, blind-spot monitoring system, pedestrian detection, roll-over protection, rear-facing child seating, etc. Over the year’s Volvo has always pushed harder towards the safety of the vehicles.
In December 2020, Volvo cars safety has successfully completed its 20 years. Since their first inception, in house, Volvo has tested an average of one car per day. It was the most technically advanced back in the day and even today the facility still the most advanced now capable of conducting more advanced tests on vehicles. Before conducting the crash, tests Volvo runs simulations on computers. After that the different crash tests on the vehicle. There are loads of barriers, fixed and movable for the crash test which was captured in a highly advanced camera. All these findings then go through many safety ratings and if any vehicle finds little less safe for on-road use, thus helping the development of safer cars.
Volvo crash test facility conducts two indoor long tracks, 108 meters, and the other 154 meters long. Some test is also done outdoor like rollover, road run-off test. Along with all these tests Volvo also conducts high altitude crash test, which is used to simulate high-speed crashes. Some of these drop tests, performed last week were conducted in association with Swedish rescue services, which helps to develop different strategies for rescue. The results and findings can be accessed by anyone from different countries and can be studied by rescue agencies. Volvo’s commitment to the safety of cars is higher than its desire to make profits. Even three-point seat belts are patent-free, which is used in every modern car without any restrictions. With electric vehicles coming into the automobile industry, Volvo is upgrading its crash test field to handle crash tests for electric vehicles as well.