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Pedestrian Airbags: Next Big Thing or Full of Hot Air?

February 27th, 2013

Volvo exterior airbag

It’s not enough to be safe *inside* a Volvo.

Maybe the interior safety threshold has been met, or maybe engineers just wanted a challenging new project. Whatever the case, it seems pedestrians who might end up on the unfortunate end of a Volvo’s grille will be protected, too.

Yes, starting with the new V40, Volvo will introduce the first pedestrian airbags.

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