Volvo Car Corporation introduced the new Volvo V40. The vehicle is equipped with the world's first pedestrian protection airbag. The airbag inflates on the exterior of the vehicle, covering approximately one third of the windscreen area and the lower part of the A-pillar. It's the first series application of an airbag on the exterior of a vehicle.
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Industrial civilization can be called a kind of comprehensive culture, car as a traffic tool in the industrial civilization, greatly improved the people's travel speed, also sped up the pace of people's lives.
Automobile industry leads to huge tax and foreign exchange for the country at the same time also has become an important part of national income。for example: the U.S. auto industry output value amounted to more than $5000 billion in 200; German, French, British and Italian auto industry total output value of about $5000 billion.
while car industry is creating great values it also provide more jobs for the society, to narrow the gap between urban and rural areas, improve the quality of people's lives, made significant contribution to ease social contradictions, promote the civilization process of human beings.
But in the meantime, the development of the automobile has caused certain problems to social progress. like oil consumption，environment pollution and Traffic congestion