By Michael Thomsen For Dailymail.com
Published: 23:50 BST, 22 May 2020 | Updated: 23:51 BST, 22 May 2020
Every new Volvo sold from now on will have a maximum speed of 112mph, or 180kph in Europe, as part of the company's efforts to reduce auto fatalities.
Every new car will come equipped with an electronic speed limiter that will ensure drivers can't go beyond 112mph, even when fully engaging the accelerator.
A company spokesperson confirmed there won't be any way to override the limiter, even in case of emergencies.
All new Volvo models will now come with an electronic speed limiter that will ensure the cars never travel above 112mph to minimize the risk of accidents
'We believe we have an obligation to continue our tradition of being a pioneer in the discussion around the rights and obligations of car makers to take action that ultimately save lives, even if it means losing potential customers,' the company said in a prepared statement.
According to Volvo, there will only be two exemptions to the new limits: Cars produced for the police, and those