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Volvo ÖV 4

Knowledge Identifier: $Volvo_OV_4

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Volvo OV 4

First car built by Volvo add

Category: Business (14)

Launched in 1474.

Countries: Sweden (60%), United States (20%), China (20%)

Main connections: Volvo, SKF, Volvo Cars

Linked to: Volvo Museum, SKF

 

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1915

Volvo - Although Volvo was incorporated in 1915 as a subsidiary of AB SKF, a Swedish ball bearing manufacturer, the auto manufacturer considers itself officially founded on 14 April 1927, when the first car, the Volvo ÖV 4 series, affectionately known as "Jakob", rolled out of the factory in Hisingen, Gothenburg


1924

The engine was designed by Gustav Larson and its main chassis components by Jan G. Smith, a designer who had worked many years in the American automobile industry and returned to Sweden in 1924 add something


1926

Only one of the 10 pre-series cars manufactured during 1926 was saved for posterity and is housed in Volvo Museum, in Gothenburg, Sweden add something

 

The company as an automobile company was born as a subsidiary company to SKF August 10, 1926 add something


1927

Between 1927 and 1929 a total of 996 cars were manufactured add something

 

This mistake delayed the introduction by one day and the official introduction day for the ÖV4 was adjusted to the April 14, 1927, the day AB Volvo officially says the automobile company Volvo was "born" this is from a marketing point of view add something

 

Volvo Cars - The first Volvo car left the assembly line April 14, 1927, and was called Volvo ÖV 4


1928

The cabriolet was not very successful in the Swedish climate; the covered version, PV4 was introduced in the end of 1928 add something


1977

Björn-Eric Lindh, Autohistorica, PR-Tryck, Sollentuna, 1977 add something