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Volvo owners give thumbs-up to crash avoidance features

  Owners of Volvos with advanced crash avoidance features find the systems useful, and the vast majority would want the technology again, an IIHS survey shows. The positive results are in line with an earlier survey (see Status Report, Nov. 18, 2009, at This time, the participants were not limited to the early adopters questioned several years ago, when ... Read More »

9-1-1 In The Wireless World

There is a serious automobile accident. One of the first on the scene calls 9-1-1 on his cell phone. The dispatcher already knows about the crash from one vehicle's Automated Collision Notification System where deployment of the airbag triggered a call to 9-1-1. The call also provided the exact location of the accident. Read More »