IRVINE, Calif. (Sept. 3)—Volvo Cars of North America L.L.C. said it plans to join the Continental Teves North America brake unit of Continental A.G. in promoting electronic vehicle stability control systems. Volvo will provide its XC90 next-generation sport-utility vehicle, which is equipped with Continental's Roll Stability Control system, for the firm's mobile safety exhibit as it travels the U.S. Volvo said several recent studies conducted in Europe and Japan, where electronic stability control as standard equipment is much more widespread, show a 30- to 35-percent reduction in single-vehicle crashes and a $35 billion decrease in related economic costs.
Volvo teams with Continental Teves to market stability control systems
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