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Volvo, Aktiebolaget

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Corporate name headingVolvo, Aktiebolaget
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Variant(s)AB Volvo
Aktiebolaget Volvo
Volvo (Firm)
Volvo Group
Beginning date1927
Associated countrySweden
LocatedGöteborg (Sweden)
Field of activityMotor vehicles--Design and construction Automobiles--Design and construction Commercial vehicles--Design and construction Volvo automobile--Design and construction Volvo buses--Design and construction Volvo trucks--Design and construction
AffiliationSKF (Firm)
Found inIts Årsredovisning ... 1963-
AB Volvos grundare och företagets ... 1993.
Jaksch, Friedrich. Handling and stability, 1973: cover (Aktiebolag Volvo (Sweden))
Volvo Cars Global Newsroom website, 8 January 2000 (Volvo was born on April 14th, 1927, when the first car left the factory; designed by engineers at SKF in Gothenburg; SKF [a ball bearing manufacturer] provided the factory premises and the name, AB Volvo, which had been used in a previous business operation; Volvo is Latin and means "I roll")
Wikipedia, viewed 25 February 2020 (Volvo; Volvo Group; legally Aktiebolaget Volvo, shortened to AB Volvo, stylized as VOLVO; Swedish multinational manufacturing company headquartered in Gothenburg; its first car was rolled out on 14 April 1927 in Hisingen, Gothenburg; the first truck debuted in January 1928; SKF sold its shares in the company when AB Volvo was listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange in 1935; in 1978, Volvo Car Corporation was spun off as a separate company within the Volvo group; in January 1999, Volvo Group sold Volvo Car Corporation to Ford Motor Company in order to concentrate on commercial vehicles; AB Volvo's core activity is now the production, distribution and sale of trucks, buses and construction equipment)
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