It might mean cheaper car insurance for Volvo drivers with this 112mph speed limit? Might make Volvo cars less attractive to thieves? This might be the silver lining to the cloud. They'll no longer be used for motorway police cars then?
The article says this will be the norm in 2022 per EU standards, when actually shutting off the engine (with the option for different warnings) if you go over the limit will be the law (the article does not say by how much over the limit.)
As one of the article's commenter's stated, causes of accidents are (in descending order):
Driving while intoxicated
This makes disabling the Touch Screen seem like a desired feature, huh?