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Safety first – Volkswagen accident research provides important insights for technical development department

The accident research of Volkswagen
  • Minimise the risk of accidents on the road with active safety
  • Automatic braking systems support the driver
  • Ambient traffic monitoring system "Front Assist" detects critical distance situations thanks to sensors

About 44 million cars are registered in Germany, and the figure is rising. With more motorists, the risk of accidents increases. For nearly two decades Volkswagen accident research has been working closely alongside the engineers and developers at Volkswagen to sustainably reduce the risk of accidents, providing crucial information for the development of new assistance systems.

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