Self-driving car – level 1
Volvo is starting a new project. It wants to make special cars. These cars are self-driving. You can only sit and the car drives.
Volvo has a plan. It wants cars to be safe. It does not want any people to die from car accidents. By 2020, Volvo wants to make cars that are very safe.
Also, the self-driving cars are fuel-efficient. They are friendly to the planet.
Lastly, Volvo helps you if you have problems with parking. Some cars park automatically.
Difficult words: self-driving (it drives without a driver), fuel-efficient (the cars don’t use much petrol), automatically (without you).
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Would you buy such a car?
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