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Volvo History

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Volvo_historyThe Volvo company was founded by businessman Volvo Assar Gabrielsson and engineer Gustaf Larson in 1927. In its first year, 297 models OV4 cars were sold. The first cars for sale had a conservative design and technology, which couldn’t allow the Volvo brand to export its cars outside the country. However, the low salaries in Sweden made it possible to create cheap cars and sales grew up, especially in America.

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