This is Volvo Cars

young lady sitting in the back of a Volvo wearing a seatbelt

The three-point seat belt was invented by Volvo engineer Nils Bohlin in 1959

Volvo ironmark logo

Volvo means 'I Roll' in Latin

aerial view of Volvo factory in Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo was founded in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1927 by Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larson, making it one of the oldest car companies in the world.

American Irv Gordon in his Volvo P1800

The highest recorded mileage on a Volvo is three million, which was clocked up by American Irv Gordon in the P1800 he's owned since he bought it new in 1966.

man demonstrating Volvo autonomous driving

Volvo was the first car manufacturer to demonstrate autonomous driving in Australia.

close up of a Volvo traffic accident research vehicle

"Our vision is that by 2020 no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car."

Volvo XC90 chassis demonstrating run off road protection feature

The All-New XC90 featured two world firsts, Auto brake in intersections and Run off road protection.

A man holding a Volvo Lambda sensor for exhaust emission control

In 1976 Volvo Cars presented a world first in the environmental area - the three-way catalytic converter with Lambda sensor for exhaust emission control. Today, 30 years later, virtually all petrol-engined cars built around the world are fitted with this ingenious and environment-saving component.

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