Volvo Cutting Top Speed On Cars For Safety
VOLVO IS CUTTING THE TOP SPEED FOR ALL OF ITS NEW MODELS TO 112 MILES PER HOUR
(CNN) – Volvo will begin placing a speed limit on its vehicles as part of efforts to end fatal accidents.
Now most vehicles can drive faster than 150 miles an hour.
But Volvo says it will limit its cars from going faster than 112 miles an hour.
The automaker’s CEO says while the plan won’t end all fatal accidents, it’s an important step in Volvo’s goal to have no deaths or serious injuries in its new vehicles by 2020.
Volvo also plans to look at ways to address driver behavior to prevent accidents.
For example, the automaker says it will unveil plans for technology intended to prevent driving while drunk or distracted later this month.