Volvo is no doubt one of the biggest car manufacturers in the world today. The Swedish Car manufacturer has a production line that sees it churn out Trucks, Construction Equipment and Buses; it also has a financial services branch and Supplies Industrial and Marine systems. Volvo, which has its headquarters in the city of Gothenburg, started out all the way back in 1915 as a subordinate of AB SKF Company, a Swedish company that dealt in the manufacture of ball bearings. Its main focus has always been on quality and environment friendly technology. With over 80 years in the Auto industry, Volvo gas slowly managed to cut out a worldwide market for itself selling its trucks, cars and construction equipment all over the world.
The Company name ‘Volvo’, which is a Latin name derived from the Word ‘Volvere’ was registered in May 1911 as a separate entity within SKF AB. The main intention of SKF was to begin production of their special series of Ball bearings under the Volvo brand. It was SFK’s sales Manager at the time Assar Gabriellson and Engineer Gustav Larson who decided to begin construction of the Volvo car. Their main focus was to produce car that had the capacity to withstand the cold Swedish weather and rough roads at the time. In 1999, the Swedish Car maker sold its Volvo Cars division to American Motor Company, Ford. Later in 2010, Ford Sold the Volvo Car Brand to Geely Automobile, a Chinese engine manufacturer under the Zhejiang Geely Holding Group.
The Volvo Amazon Model is one of the Brand’s most popular models; it was first released in 1957. It Packed a 1.6L four cylinder 66 Horsepower engine mated to a three-speed gearbox. Volvo later shook the auto industry with a Sports version of the Amazon in 1958. This had a more powerful 85 Horsepower engine and a Four-speed manual gearbox. Due to its power, and safety, Police departments bought it for use by police officers. Production of the Volvo Amazon carried on all the way to 1970 seeing the Swedish manufacture produce more than six hundred thousand cars. It still is a popular model today, modern versions now come in a more stylish and eye-catching design adding to the legacy of 44 year old model.
Another popular Model Volvo Model is the Volvo S80. This was a car built for owners who wanted to drive a sleeker and more economical Volvo car. It was created in 1998 and still managed to uphold the high dependability and safety of the Volvo name. It was an elegant looking car that you could drive upcountry with your whole family in tow. It was mainly bought by CEO and other high flying executives thanks to its professional look.
Volvo cars are still one of the most dependable cars in the market today. However, in order to retain its high dependability, you need to make ensure all repairs are only carried out by professional technicians. Replace all worn out parts with genuine and reliable spares from reputable dealers. One of the most important components of your Volvo’s engine is the Volvo Car Battery. In the unfortunate event that your car battery wears out, you can Contact us on 1300 468 931, and we will be glad to give you a quote. You can also get in touch with us when you get stranded anywhere in the Sydney area, we have a 24/7 response service waiting to come bail you out, all at reasonable prices and unbeatable guarantee.