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Volvo’s ‘most extreme’ crash test involves a 100-foot drop from a crane


November 17, 2020
By Car and Driver

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Volvo knows how to get our attention when it comes to safety issues. The latest example is a series of crash tests involving 10 new Volvo vehicles. But, unlike controlled laboratory tests with high-speed cameras and dummies, these tests involved a crane—and cameras, because who doesn’t want to see what happens when cars are dropped from 30 metres—almost 100 feet—in the air? Car and Driver reports. | READ MORE