PRE­MIUM safety hatch

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Auto Brake and sev­eral other new fea­tures.

It will in­clude the world-first pedes­trian airbag, Lane Keep­ing Aid with auto steer­ing and an in­ge­nious Park As­sist Pi­lot that makes par­al­lel park­ing easy.

The City Safety low-speed col­li­sion avoid­ance sys­tem has been fur­ther de­vel­oped and it now op­er­ates at speeds up to 50km/h.

Volvo says the new V40 is the most in­tel­li­gent and safe Volvo model so far. All its fea­tures are de­signed around the driver, help­ing him or her stay alert and well in­formed to avoid col­li­sions and dan­ger­ous sit­u­a­tions.

Sales tar­get in­ter­na­tion­ally is a con­ser­va­tive 90,000 units with 85 per cent of the to­tal vol­ume go­ing to Euro­pean cus­tomers.

It will be built in Volvo Car Cor­po­ra­tion’s plant in Ghent, Bel­gium.

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