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What’s the Best Towing Method for FWD Volvo Models?

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Flat, Two-Wheel or Flatbed Towing?

Flat towing a vehicle involves towing a vehicle with all four wheels on the ground. This is considered not the best way to tow a vehicle as all wheels are turning as this method can put strain on the transmission and engine. Although there are ways to minimize this wear and tear - such as putting the transmission in neutral, disconnecting or removing the drive shaft or getting aftermarket drive shaft couplings that allow easy easy drive shaft disconnecting and connecting with a pull of a lever - it’s recommended not to flat tow your FWD…

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Volvo Safety Technology: What is the City Safety with Autobrake?

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Developed by Volvo, the City Safety technology includes the Auto-Brake feature. By using forward-facing radar and optical sensors, this active safety system dramatically lowers the risk of an accident. You might feel strong vibrating pulses in the brake pedal when there's an elevated threat on the road. Visible and audible warnings will also come on in the dashboard and head-up display. 

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All-New Volvo XC60 Turns Up at Geneva

The next-generation Volvo XC60 made its big debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. As a replacement for the original XC60, which makes up 30 percent of Volvo’s total global sales, the new model has big shoes to fill. However, with its onslaught of attractive new features, it should have no problem leaving its mark.

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Video: Volvo Develops Next-Gen Child Seats to Improve Safety

Volvo is going to great lengths to improve in-car safety for young children. The company recently developed a set of next-generation child car seats that are designed to enhance safety, keeping the little ones secure in the event of a collision. No child should ever be injured in a Volvo car and the brand is doing its best to ensure families are completely secure in their vehicles going forward.

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Volvo to Make Advanced Safety Features Standard on All Models

Volvo has made the decision to make Forward Collision Waring and Automatic Emergency Braking as standard safety features on all vehicles within the next five years. As a leading manufacturer committed to vehicle safety, Volvo is interested in supporting the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's efforts to have these technologies standard on all cars to reduce the number of vehicle collisions.

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Volvo Introduces New 'LifePaint' Safety Spray

Volvo is all about safety. Along with their vow to have no deaths in their cars by 2020, the automaker is also working hard to have absolutely no deaths associated with their autos, including cyclists. Car and cyclist collisions are some of the most common traffic accidents in the U.S. and in Europe. That’s why the Swedish automaker has helped develop a new spray paint that illuminates anything it’s sprayed on when a bright direct light hits it.

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