By Dominic Chopping

STOCKHOLM--Autoliv's China unit signed a strategic cooperation deal with XPeng Aeroht to develop safety solutions for flying cars.

The Swedish maker of airbags and safety belts said flying cars have long been a vision, but thanks to advanced technology, significant progress has been made within the field.

"Autoliv is constantly exploring new innovative safety solutions for future needs and the development of flying cars is an interesting area for us," said Sng Yih, president of Autoliv China.

"XPeng Aeroht is at the forefront in this field, and we are excited to explore new opportunities for making this new type of vehicle safe."

XPeng Aeroht is an affiliate of Chinese electric-vehicle maker Xpeng.

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