Our history - 1947


Research brought about many benefits. For the first time, cancer cells could be viewed through a microscope.

  • In February, series production of the PV444 finally began and 20 years after its birth, Volvo was now a large company with a turnover of SEK 112 million and almost 3,000 employees.
  • Volvo's new diesel truck appeared at the same time as the long-haul rig for heavy freight transport.