Garaget International - A Podcast with Magnus Sundemo

Jan Ivarsson – How will Volvos safety vision 2020 become a reality

Jan is Senior Technical Advisor Safety at Volvo Car Group and has been working with safety issues within Volvo for decades. He was part of the team that formulated the challenging vision 2020 as early as 2006 that “no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car by 2020”. We discuss the background of this bold promise and how it should be interpreted in if it’s really an realistic goal.

We also discuss the hot electric bicycle trend and how that influence transportation safety in the cities. Should Volvo Cars start to produce safe electric bicycles? Please join us in our conversation.

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