Volvo, with a bevy of new tools to ensure passenger safety, is shifting its safety strategy from passenger protection to accident prediction and avoidance, says the director of the Swedish carmaker's Car Safety Center.
With the redesigned and, now, American-made S60 sedan hitting dealership lots in the coming months and the V60 wagon arriving early next year, the company's product lineup is nearly completely refreshed.
Volvo will use chipmaker Nvidia's high-powered Drive AGX Xavier technology to help make its next-generation cars capable of up to hands-free Level 4 autonomous driving. Volvo has said it will offer a Level 4 autonomous driving by 2021.
The redesigned 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country has all the design cues that have been staples of Volvo's Cross Country variants: increased ground clearance, black body cladding and standard all-wheel drive.
Dealerships in North Carolina have been reporting wind damage and flooding at their stores after Florence, now a tropical depression, blew through over the weekend. Mercedes-Benz and Volvo resumed operations at their South Carolina plants.