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Volvo Personvagnar AB  Volvo Car Corporation

Volvo Cars logo
Slogan: For Life
Founded: 1927
Founder: SKF, Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larson
Headquarters: Gothenburg, Sweden
Owner: Zheijang Geely Holding Group
Website: 

volvocars.com

History

Volvo Car Corporation or Volvo Personvagnar AB, better known as Volvo is a Swedish premium car manufacturer.

Volvo was founded in 1927 in Gothenburg, Sweden by SKF, Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larson. Volvo was owned by the multinational AB Volvo until 1999. Now its owned by the Chinese Zheijang Geely Holding Group after acquired it in 2010 from Ford Motor Company .

Volvo is known by his safety innovations.

Models

Current models:

  • C30
  • C70
  • S40
  • S60
  • S80
  • V40
  • V50
  • V60
  • V70
  • XC60
  • XC70
  • XC90

Historic models:

  • ÖV 4
  • ÖV4
  • PV650
  • PV51-56
  • PV36
  • TR670
  • PV800
  • PV444
  • PV60
  • PV544
  • Amazon/120/130
  • Duett
  • P1900
  • 544
  • 66
  • 340/360
  • 140
  • 240
  • 164
  • 260
  • P1800
  • 1800S
  • 1800E
  • 1800ES
  • 262C
  • 145
  • 240
  • 440/460/480
  • 850
  • S70
  • 740
  • 940
  • 760
  • 960
  • S90
  • 780
  • V40 Classic
  • 850
  • 740
  • 970
  • V70 Classic
  • V90
  • XC70 Classic

Safety Innovations

Here are a few safety innovations listed:

  • Safety Cage
  • 3-Point Safety Belt
  • Safety Door-Locks
  • Pedestrian Airbag
  • ...