Our history - 1944


  • The first of many Volvo inventions in the field of safety is said to be the introduction of the PV model in 1944. An important safety feature on that car model was the laminated glass wind-screen.
  • In September 1944, Volvo invited the general public to a major exhibition at the Royal Tennis Hall in Stockholm. All the current Volvo products and Volvo's full range of military vehicles were put on display. The star of the show however, was the new small car, the PV444