WASHINGTON (May 8)—Volvo Car Corp. and its parent firm, Ford Motor Co., unveiled the Volvo Safety Concept Car in a press-only event at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington. The Volvo SCC is designed to enhance all-round driver visibility, including a radar unit alerting the driver to vehicles in the offset rear "blind spot," and introduces four-point safety belts and electrically adjustable seat cushions for children in the rear seats. The SCC has Michelin tires, but significant advancements in tire systems or tire pressure sensors will have to wait until another version of the prototype vehicle is created, a Ford spokesman said.
Volvo, Ford unveil Safety Concept Car
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