Volvo's next all-electric SUV to feature super computer tech to eliminate road fatalities

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Volvo LiDAR technology
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Volvo aims to reduce fatalities and accidents.

The full electric successor to the Volvo XC90, to be revealed in 2022, will feature state-of-the-art sensors, including LiDAR technology.

Volvo will reveal more details on its future technology roadmap on 30 June.

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In a bid to drastically reduce road crashes and fatalities, Volvo's upcoming full-electric flagship SUV will have industry-leading safety technology as standard.

A successor to the XC90 to be revealed in 2022 will feature state-of-the-art sensors, LiDAR technology and an autonomous driving computer as standard. The aim is to reduce accidents and fatalities while also addressing certain traffic situations which result in serious injuries and fatalities these days.

The long term goal is to allow the car to assist and improve the driver's capabilities in critical situations. The Care package will be standard on all full-electric models.

Safety is the way forward

Earlier this year, the Swedish brand announced it would use Nvidia technology to centralise computing, making the models safer, personal, and sustainable over time through over the air updates.

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Håkan Samuelsson, chief executive, says: "Volvo Cars is and always has been a leader in safety. It will now define the next level of car safety. By having this hardware as standard, we can continuously improve safety features over the air and introduce advanced autonomous drive systems, reinforcing our leadership in safety."

The brand will reveal more details on its future technology roadmap at the Volvo Cars Tech Moment, to be held on 30 June.

Volvo LiDAR technology
Volvo LiDAR technology
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