The Volvo XC40 Recharge is the first fully electric small SUV to win the award, and adds to the record set last month for the most TSP + awards won by an automaker since 2013, when the TSP + award has begun.
The Volvo XC40 Recharge is the latest model to win the TSP + award.
The American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded the Volvo XC40 Recharge the Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP +) trophy, making the entire Volvo product range TSP + certified. The Volvo XC40 Recharge is the first fully electric small SUV to win this award, and adds to the record set last month for the most TSP + awards won by an automaker since 2013, when the TSP + award has begun. The IIHS assigns TSP + status to vehicles offering the highest level of safety.
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Anders Gustafsson, President and CEO – Volvo Car USA said: “Regardless of body style, engine or finish, every Volvo offers innovative crash protection. We are proud that the IIHS has recognized this by assigning a Top Safety Pick Plus to every vehicle we have. No other company has received this honor in all car lines. “
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Volvo Cars had received nine TSP + awards in February, five in March and now one in April, bringing the total to 15 awards for 2021. Standard Volvo car safety features include forward collision warning and emergency braking automatic, combined with a forward collision of pedestrians and cyclists. prevention. Other models that won the TSP + Safety Award between September 2020 and March 2021 are the Volvo S90, Volvo S90 Recharge, Volvo V90, Volvo V90 Cross Country and Volvo V60 Cross Country. Volvo claims that the company’s vision is that no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo and has therefore constantly innovated new safety features, including the introduction of a speed cap in new cars, exhaust protection and a new series of safety sensors debuting in the Volvo XC40 Recharge.
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