Engadget released a great update on how Volvo has revamped its auto-brake system to detect bicyclist.

Cars that automatically stop when a pedestrian is in the way have been in Volvo’s fleet for a while now, but the automaker has just unveiled an update to its existing tech that’ll stomp on the brakes when cyclists are too close for comfort. Announced at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, the revamped system detects how close objects are with a grille-mounted radar and then uses a high-def camera within an auto’s rear-view mirror to discern whether it’s barreling down on a pedestrian or a biker.

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(HT: Tony McGee from Moore’s Springs Trails which is adjacent to Hanging Rock State Park, near the town of Danbury, North Carolina.)