History and R&D milestones

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History and R&D milestones

Since 1927, Volvo has developed from a small local industry to one of the leading suppliers of commercial transport solutions providing products such as trucks, buses, construction equipment, and drive systems for marine and industrial applications.

From Hisingen to the world

From Hisingen to the world

With 100,000 employees worldwide, production facilities in 18 countries, a presence in 190 markets and sales close to 300,000 units per year, the Volvo Group has developed to become one of the world´s largest producers of commercial vehicles. This has been an eventful journey which began 1927 with our founding fathers Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larsson.

From Hisingen to the world
R&D milestones

R&D milestones

The Volvo Group builds on 90 years of corporate history defined by value-led innovation. Our commitment to quality and safety is rooted in the visionary approach of our founding fathers, Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larson and their aim to produce safe, high-quality vehicles.

R&D milestones

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