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Volvo Symbol...Good to know... :)

Post by Mikele82 » Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:15 pm

And I thought its just a transgender symbol, haha as in Volvo=male "Vulva"
and male arrow symbol instead of + sign symbol for female. :lol: :lol: :lol:

But here is the ancient greek god Mars/War/iron connection
"Ancient logotype
At the same time as VOLVO was reactivated, the ancient chemical symbol for iron, a circle with an arrow pointing diagonally upwards to the right, was adopted as a logotype.
This is one of the oldest and most common ideograms in Western culture and originally stood for the planet Mars in the Roman Empire. Because it also symbolised the Roman god of warfare, Mars, and the masculine gender (as every bird-watcher can tell), an early relationship was established between the Mars symbol and the metal from which most weapons were made at the time, iron.
As such, the ideogram has long been the symbol of the iron industry, not least in Sweden. The iron badge on the car was supposed to take up this symbolism and create associations with the honoured traditions of the Swedish iron industry: steel and strength with properties such as safety, quality and durability. The new car also got its name VOLVO written in its own typeface, Egyptian.
Today, the iron logo also stands for a brand that radiates modern and exciting design and has a strong emotive connection with the customers."
https://www.media.volvocars.com/global/ ... eases/5109

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silly, there is "Volva" too:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V%C3%B6lva


Amle/female Mars/Venus symbol
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Re: Volvo Symbol...Good to know... :)

Post by oragex » Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:48 pm

Actually, I cut off the arrow from mine :lol: (on the steering wheel) Kind of feel it looks more serious without the arrow thing

Oh, and Volvo means "I roll", Volvo started as a ball bearing manufacture company 8) (think Saab had a better pedigree).


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Post by MoVolvos » Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:58 pm

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"I roll"? :roll:


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Post by MDK » Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:53 pm

Volvus from Latin... To roll. Why do think I say "rolling on" at the end of my posts?



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Re: Volvo Symbol...Good to know... :)

Post by MoVolvos » Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:00 pm

MDK wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:53 pm
Volvus from Latin... To roll. Why do think I say "rolling on" at the end of my posts?
I did wonder? Thought it was some phrase from the 60's :P.


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Re: Volvo Symbol...Good to know... :)

Post by abscate » Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:52 am

MDK wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:53 pm
Volvus from Latin... To roll. Why do think I say "rolling on" at the end of my posts?
It’s not yet legal in OH. Move east.

The female symbol means...we are lost, let’s stop and ask someone.

The male symbol means, let’s just turn right here.
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Re: Volvo Symbol...Good to know... :)

Post by MDK » Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:27 am

Abscate.. your a genius. Hahaha.!!!
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