FRONT END CONSTRUCTION OF FRONT DRIVE VEHICLES BY VOLKSWAGEN AND THEIR BEHAVIOUR IN FRONTAL COLLISION TRIALS

VORDERWAGENSTRUKTUR DER FRONTLENKERFAHRZEUGE VON VW UND IHR VERHALTEN BEI FRONTALEN AUFFAHRVERSUCHEN

THE VW-TRANSPORTER, A FRONT DRIVE VEHICLE, FULFILS THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE 30 MPH HEAD-ON WALL TEST. IN ORDER TO REACH THIS RESULT MORE EASILY SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION PARTS HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED AND USED. THE RESULTS HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED IN NORMAL TRAFFIC HEAD-ON COLLISIONS AND SHOW THAT THE SAFETY LEVEL OF THE VW-TRANSPORTER IS EQUAL TO THAT OF MODERN CARS.

  • Authors:
    • BUERGER, H
  • Publication Date: 1977-5

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: 93-8
  • Serial:
    • Verkehrsunfall
    • Volume: 15
    • Issue Number: 5
    • Publisher: Information Verlag

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01300390
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 7:49AM