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Volvo VESC (1972)
Mercedes-Benz ESF22 (1973)
Mini SRV4 (1974)

Experimental Safety Vehicle (ESV) is the designation for experimental concept cars which are used to test car safety ideas.

In 1970 the U.S. DOT announced its ESV project, the aim of which is to obtain safer vehicles by 1980. [1]

In 1991, the ESV abbreviation was backronymed to Enhanced Safety of Vehicles. [2]

Some ESVs

See also

External links

NHTSA Page of ESV Conference Proceedings, 1998 (16th) to 2009 (21st): http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/departments/nrd-01/esv/esv.html


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