Our history - 1970

1970

  • The very last Amazon, number 667,323, was pushed out of the plant by hand by a group of people, including the President of the Company, Gunnar Engellau.
  • A few months later, in the autumn, the two-millionth Volvo car rolled off the assembly line.
  • The F889, Volvo's most powerful truck to date, suitable as rugged semitrailer tractor or as all-wheel drive emergency fire tender for airport service.
  • The T650 was famous as one of the most popular Volvo tractors ever, either as red agricultural or as yellow industrial.
  • The first articulated loader of Volvo's own design, the LM845 and the light forest machine the SM463 was now introduced.