Our history - 1968

1968

  • Volvo commenced truck assembly operations in Australia and car manufacture business in Malaysia.
  • With the 164, Volvo added a genuine executive model to its range.
  • A more powerful grader was introduced in 1968, as was the landmark DR860, the three-axle, articulated hauler - one of the products mainly responsible for the prosperity of the present Volvo Construction Equipment company.