Thursday, June 4, 2009


The Volvo 164E becomes the most powerful standard production model to date. It has electronic fuel injection and delivers 175 bhp.

The Volvo 1800 E is phased out, to be replaced by the 1800 ES fastback model.

For the 20th year running, sales are up again on the previous year. This year’s output is 214,000 cars. Volvo is now the bestselling car brand in Scandinavia. In the UK market, sales are almost 50 per cent higher than in 1970.

Pehr G. Gyllenhammar takes over from Gunnar Engellau as the group president. There are now employee representatives on the board of directors.

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