Volvo's Safety Concept Car won the 2002 Concept Car of the Year thanks to its variety of technologies that enhance personal security and improve passive safety. When the driver gets into the seat, a sensor identifies the location of his or her eye. The seat then automatically adjusts to suit the position of the eye so that the driver gains the best field of vision. Once this is done, the floor, pedals, steering wheel and centre console including the gear lever all move to ensure that all the controls are within convenient reach. The full array of safety and convenience features in the SCC gave it the nod for the Concept Car of the Year. Look for the full story in June.
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