Article: Volvo Effort V40
Volvo automaker secretly preparing the next generation V40.To create the model, Volvo will work only with the Chinese car brand Geely.
Volvo and Geely relationship must already be familiar. Geely is the current owner of the Volvo brand.Now, Autocar say when a new platform comes with the name of the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA).
CMA platform can be used to build a sedan, hatchback and crossover in Volvo and Geely various compact car. Model-based CMA platform is expected to be seen in 2017.
China Euro Vehicle Technology ( CEVT ), a joint venture company based in new engineering center in Gothenburg, Sweden amid reportedly pursuing partnerships with other manufacturers before agreeing to collaborate with the owner himself.
Vice president of research and development Peter Mertens said Volvo Car Advice on a new modular platform that would later play a key role for them to accelerate the rejuvenation of each brand.
The CMA platform will be placed under the platform Scalable Platform Architecture (SPA), brother of his future . The SPA platform was first used in the Volvo XC90.
V40 itself is one of the safest cars in the world. When tested by Euro NCAP, the Volvo V40 was assessed in four fields ranging from for adult occupant protection, passenger protection for children, pedestrian protection and safety features aides.
In total Volvo V40 recorded 98 percent for adult occupant protection, 75 percent for child passengers and 100 percent for safety assist.
Then, thanks to the exterior airbag for pedestrian protection car also scored 88 per cent for pedestrian protection.
As is known, the Volvo V40 has an airbag mounted under the hood of the car and get out if it detects pedestrians getting hit, which in turn provide protection to the pedestrian.Airbags are also there in the pillar A.
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