Heritage News and Info

Here we will try to keep you updated on what is happening in terms of Volvo car anniversaries, news items of general interest and important dates to remember.

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  • THE P1800 CELEBRATION CONTINUES

    The celebrations of the P1800 50th anniversary have been going on continuously since they began earlier this year. During the weekend of July 1-3, the Swedish P1800 club had their annual meeting and get-together in the Gothenburg area.
    2011-07-02
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  • The Volvo with four world-firsts turns 20

    After presenting its first front-wheel drive Volvo model – the 480 – in 1985, Volvo Cars continued its comprehensive product and production-technology transition with its next project, launched on June 11, 1991: the Volvo 850 GLT. The car with four world-firsts – one at the front, one at the rear and two in the middle.
    2011-06-09
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  • CLASSIC CARS IN THE CASTLE PARK – TJOLÖHOLM CLASSIC MOTOR 2011

    For the 18th time, the Tjolöholm Classic Motor show was held on Sunday May 22 in the beautiful park of the Tudor style Tjolöholm Caste, 30 min drive south of Gothenburg.
    2011-05-22
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  • VCC EMPLOYEES SHOW THEIR TREASURES

    On May 18, it was once again time for the Volvo Cars employees in possession of hobby vehicles to show these at the so-called Volvo Cars Vehicle Meet.
    2011-05-18
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  • TRÄFFPUNKT 70 – A STUDY IN BROWN

    Bell bottom trousers, long hair, sideburns, platform shoes, miniskirts, tunics and Afghan vests, peace, love and understanding, ABBA, Pink Floyd, brown, orange, green and yellow. The 1970s wake up a lot of memories in all of us who remember this decade, or as someone once put it: "If you remember the 70s, you weren't there".

    2011-05-15
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  • FIRST PRESSVIEWING OF THE P1800 CELEBRATED

    On May 3 1961, the very first presentation for the press of the new Volvo P1800 took place at the Fars Hatt Hotel in the little town of Kungälv, 30 minutes drive north of Gothenburg. On May 3 2011, exactly 50 years later to the day, a celebration of this occasion took place at Fars Hatt.
    2011-05-03
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  • Success in Essen for Volvo P1800

    The 23rd TechnoClassica in Essen turned out to be a bigger success than ever, not least for Volvo Cars Heritage.
    2011-04-05
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  • World premiere concerto at Träffpunkt 80

    For the fourth time Träffpunkt 80 - meeting Point 80 - was organized in the park of the beautiful Grytsberg mansion last Sunday. The Träffpunkt meetings are arranged by the "Klassiker" magazine and are nice informal meeting in a friendly spirit, hence always attracting many people and vehicles.
    2010-09-19
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  • A VROM meeting to remember

    The 2010 edition of Volvo Rendezvous for Owners and Members – VROM – was held on Saturday and Sunday August 14–15.
    2010-08-16
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  • Volvo Cars own classic car Meeting

    On Wednesday May 26, a group of Volvo Cars colleagues arranged what was called a Motor Hobby Day. All employees that own historic, classic or otherwise interesting vehicles were invited to bring them to work that day, and display them to colleagues and friends.
    2010-05-26
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