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This V2V is Volvo to Volvo: Cars, trucks to share traffic caution data

When a Volvo switches on hazards, nearby Volvos will know

Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks are separate companies, and have been for almost 20 years. The separation occurred in 1999, when Volvo Group sold its car manufacturing business to Ford, which in turn sold Volvo Cars to Geely in 2010. But despite being separate, the vehicle makers share a name, and now they will also share data between their products to prevent accidents.

This is what a Volvo C30 EV looks like after a 40 mph offset crash

Crash-tested Volvo C30 Electric – Click above for high-res image gallery

Video: Volvo suffers another auto-stop safety system failure in public fashion

Volvo V60 Pedestrian Detection test failures – Click above to watch the videos

2011 Volvo S60 hands-on demonstration w/video

2011 Volvo S60 T5 in action – click above for high-res image gallery

Volvo looks to locusts to prevent accidents

If you think your morning commute looks (and feels) like a bunch of insects randomly swarming toward a multitude of random destinations, you'd be mostly right. But only mostly. Research by the Insect Vision Laboratory shows that like your fellow rush-hour drivers, swarming African locusts are busy calculating the position, direction and speed of the other travelers around them. Unlike all those other drivers, African locusts never run