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How car designers make us feel safer

September 27, 2013 |

Car design bores a lot of people. All that earnest talk about the stance, the lines and the brand’s design heritage can get pretty rich. The silly thing is that it’s not even Read More

Which cars offer the best protection against whiplash injury?

June 25, 2013 |

Whiplash injuries are best avoided: the most effective protection comes from a good seat with a head support positioned properly. Finding a good one has become Read More

Volvo XC60′s City Safety technology dents appeal of other compact SUVs

May 13, 2013 |

The City Safety technology fitted as standard in the Volvo XC60 compact SUV has cut accidents by around 15% and reduced whiplash-type claims by around 33% Read More

Survey reveals consumers expect more innovation on car safety from Apple and Google than from vehicle brands

May 8, 2013 | 6

A survey commissioned by CarSafetyRules.com has indicated that consumer confidence is higher in Apple and Google than in vehicle brands when it comes to innovation Read More

Swedes save more lives with policy of keeping kids in rear-facing car seats for longer

April 3, 2013 | 7

Accident research figures from Sweden confirm the country’s policy of keeping children in rear-facing car seats for longer is continuing to save lives. While German Read More

Volvo’s child safety expert explains car safety for new babies and parents

April 3, 2013 |

Lotta Jakobsson is one of the most respected names in car safety. A senior safety specialist at Volvo and a professor at Chalmers University in Sweden, Read More

BMW 3 Series is the safest large family car for 2013

January 30, 2013 | 1

Euro NCAP has named the BMW 3 Series “best in class” in its large family car category. The BMW narrowly beat the Volvo V60 and V60 plug-in hybrid by scoring more Read More

Volvo V40 rated top for small family car safety in 2013

January 30, 2013 |

The safety offered by the Volvo V40 shows how far the car industry has come in the past few years. The car provides crash protection that is better than many larger Read More

Has Volvo created the safest small car yet for families?

November 6, 2012 |

For people who want the reassurance of a large, traditional Volvo in a smaller, more modern package, the V40 hatchback could be ideal. A good-looking car Read More