We all think we're competent drivers, but we also know that even the best among us make mistakes from time to time. Sometimes we become distracted, stressed, tired, or enter another state that impairs our ability to drive. And, if we aren't quite at the top, a helping hand may be required.
To accomplish our goal of a collision-free future, we must examine everything that causes them. Traditionally, Volvo has focused on getting our automobiles to comprehend what is happening around them so they can help safeguard the people within.
To learn more about how to protect people, we must think in new ways - we must increase the car's awareness of the driver's state.
"That is why, on November 9, 2022, we will make our driver understanding system standard in our next all-electric SUV, the Volvo EX90." A simple idea guides this real-time internal sensor system: if a Volvo can detect when the driver is not reacting adequately to driving, it can intervene to prevent accidents.
The new driver understanding system makes its debut in the Volvo EX90 electric SUV, complementing the superior exterior sensor system, which is also featured in the future vehicle.