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  • Volvo Cars Heritage at Birmingham's Classic Motor Show

    Volvo Cars Heritage at Birmingham's Classic Motor Show

    Rare open top Volvos spanning almost 80 years on the road were exclusively displayed at UK’s biggest classic motoring extravaganza, the Classic Motor Show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham between November 9 and 11. Still celebrating 80 years since the first Volvo car left the factory in Göteborg, Volvo Cars Heritage marked this milestone with the help of some real stunning Volvos, never seen before in the UK. This interesting array of rare Volvo cars surprised visitors and other exhibitors alike with their beauty and condition.

    21/11/2007
    • Heritage
  • September 3 1967 – 40 years of driving on the right side in Sweden

    September 3 1967 – 40 years of driving on the right side in Sweden

    On September 3, 2007, it will be 40 years to the day since Sweden switched from driving on the left side of the road to the right side. Here is a short story of how it came to happen.

    3/09/2007
    • Heritage
  • VROM 2007 – A big success

    VROM 2007 – A big success

    During the weekend of August 10-12, the annual international meeting for Volvo enthusiasts VROM (Volvo Rendezvous for Owners and Members) took place in Sweden.

    12/08/2007
    • Heritage
  •   Volvo Cars celebrates 80th anniversary with first appearance at 2007 Classic Motor Show

    Volvo Cars celebrates 80th anniversary with first appearance at 2007 Classic Motor Show

    Rare Open Top Volvos spanning almost 80 years on the road will be exclusively displayed at the NEC as part of the UK’s biggest classic  motoring extravaganza.

    9/07/2007
    • Heritage
  • Volvo 80th anniversary celebrations

    Volvo 80th anniversary celebrations

    On Saturday, April 14 2007, Volvo celebrated its 80th anniversary. In the morning of that date in 1927, the first series-production Volvo car, the ÖV4, rolled out of the Lundby factory. Since then, nearly 15 million Volvo cars have been built, along with trucks, buses, marine and aero engines.

    16/04/2007
    • Heritage
  • Volvo Cars Heritage & Techno-Classica Essen 2007

    Volvo Cars Heritage & Techno-Classica Essen 2007

    Cats, horses, storks, snakes and gullwings. No it is not a zoo, but Europe's largest classic car show, Techno-Classica in Essen.

    13/04/2007
    • Heritage
  • In the 1967 Volvo, children could sit safely in the front

    In the 1967 Volvo, children could sit safely in the front

    Volvo was focusing on the issue of child safety in cars as far back as the 1960s. The company’s efforts resulted in 1967 in a pioneering safety solution whose principles still remain the basis for Volvo Cars’ approach to child safety and safety-related products to this very day, 40 years later.

    12/04/2007
    • Heritage
  • Volvo Cars milestones 1927 - 2007

    Volvo Cars milestones 1927 - 2007

    On the 14th of April, a large door opens at a factory on the island of Hisingen, Gothenburg. Out rolls the first-ever production Volvo. An open tourer with a four-cylinder engine, its model name is ÖV4.

    19/02/2007
    • Historical
  • The history of the Volvo brand name

    The history of the Volvo brand name

    It has been rolling for more than 90 years now, and keeps on rolling; the name VOLVO which first appeared in June 1915 on a ball bearing. The name was officially registered on June 22, 1915 after a slight administrative mishap, and was henceforth stamped on the side of the outer race on SKF's new ball and roller bearings designed for automotive use.

    18/02/2007
    • Historical
  • The Volvo iron logo

    The Volvo iron logo

    Over 80 years old, it recently made a grand comeback as an updated logotype – the Volvo iron symbol. From a less prominent position in the grille of all Volvo vehicles for many years, the logo has now been brought back into the centre. Literally.

    17/02/2007
    • Historical
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