Volvo is a Swedish car and commercial vehicles manufacturing company. It also manufactures construction equipments and aero space components. The company was founded in 1927 and one of the first models of the Car was OV 4 series.
The name of the company is aptly suited this brand as the name of the brand meant â€œI rollâ€. In 1999 the company sold its car division to Ford Company.
The commercial utility vehicle sector of this company is very strong; the company's trucks are famous for its endurance ability and durability.
The company has also got its hands into the making of marine engines and high tech aerospace accessories and parts. The company was a subsidiary to a ball bearing company maker SKF. The Volvo 144 saloon was a hit in the seventies.
The company was also involved in the making of Estate Vehicles and the 850 estate is a perfect example of an estate vehicle. The company was the first to introduce side airbags in its models.
In 1998 there also came the head protecting airbag from this model. The Volvo S80 model too did very good for itself. The Volvo XC70 is one new model in Estate class. The XC90 is a great Volvo SUV with new technology.
The S40 is also not a bad car to be in. this company has pioneered in safety technology in cars and vehicles. It is one of the safest automobiles in the world and that is the strength of this brand of cars.