Straight from the MVS WTF Image Department Archives… comes… this. Ever tried to bicycle in sand? And what’s with the giant watermark logo, in the center of the photo?
- Volvo 340 History
In September 1972 Volvo renewed its interest in Daf and in January 1973 took a 1/3rd share in van Doorne Automobiel Fabriek (note the initials). Over the next three years there was much controversy about the style of the car, engine size and transmission but in 1975 Volvo acquired a majority share holding in the car side of Daf and production went ahead. The first models still had the revolutionary Daf rear mounted 'rubber band' stepless automatic transmission driving the rear wheels and it had become a 3/5 door hatchback.
- Hurricane Sandy Volvo Discount
Volvo North America sent an interesting email last week... "And for those of you whose vehicle was damaged during the storm Volvo will extend employee pricing over the next few weeks and contribute up to $1,000 towards your insurance deductible and other damage related costs." (My bolds.) Nice of them. There are details of course, follow the link to read them, but all in all a nice gesture.
- Volvo is Green -- Volvo Group Sustainability Report
Read the Volvo Group Sustainability Report The Sustainability Report describes how the Volvo Group addresses economic, environmental and social challenges and opportunities to contribute to sustainable development. The Volvo Group takes social, economic and environmental responsibility to manage risks, create business opportunities and build trust. It is an effective way to contribute to the development and welfare of society and ultimately to fulfilling the Volvo Group’s vision – to become the world leader in sustainable transport solutions. Volvo Group Sustainability Report