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Volvo set to go hi-tech with advanced electronic systems

NEXT-generation Volvo models are in line to boast the most advanced electronic systems on the road. With a new range of microprocessor chips managing engine performance and overseeing the operation of safety and luxury equipment, the cars will be more efficient despite using only half the present amount of wiring.

The development was revealed as Motorola, the leading car industry silicon chip provider, announced a technology partnership with Volvo Car Corporation. The partnership means future Volvo cars will have 15kg less wiring content due to multiplexing, with electronic devices being controlled through a reduced wiring infrastructure.

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