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Make It Real: Inflatable Car Seat by Volvo

Inflatable Car Seat by Volvo

 

Kids are awesome. Going places with them in tow is often not as awesome, due to the fact that you have to make sure you’ve packed the car seat and lugging that thing around isn’t exactly easy or the most convenient thing to do. Cue this inflatable car seat concept by Volvo and you’ve got happy parents all over the world…except it’s still a concept at this point, so it’s not quite as “real” as everyone’s hoping it would be.

As its name implies, the car seat is inflatable. That means it’s all flat and compact when it’s not in use, and can easily fit into a bag.

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Volvo Sets Out to Build Crash-Free Cars by 2020

Volvo Crash Free Car

Tens of thousands of people die each year due to car accidents. Often times, people are to blame, but that’s not stopping Volvo from wanting to develop crash-free cars by the year 2020. Volvo isn’t the only carmaker that’s hard at work building safety systems that will provide the driver with additional tools to avoid vehicular accidents.

These systems include: pedestrian detection in the dark, animal detection, road edge and barrier detection, vehicle-to-vehicle communication, self parking, and adaptive cruise control with steer assist.

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