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Engelbrektsgatan in Göteborg 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 419 Engelbrektsgatan is an approximately 1.3 kilometer long street in Göteborg that runs from Heden, past Lorensberg and up to Vasastaden. The street was named in 1882 in memory of Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson. Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson (1390s – 27 April/4 May 1436) was a Swedish nobleman, rebel leader and statesman of German ancestry. […]

Sankt Sigfrids plan in Göteborg 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 418 Sankt Sigfrids plan is a traffic hub in Örgryte in Göteborg, Sweden. Sankt Sigfrid’s plan is named after Västergötland ‘s patron Sankt Sigfrid. According to legend, in the 11th century he had the first Christian church built in the current Örgryte, which is said to have been on the same […]

Hotel Kung Karl on Nils Ericsonsgatan in Göteborg 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 417 Hotel Kung Karl was a hotel located on the corner of Köpmansgatan and Nils Ericssonsgatan. Initially, it was located on the north side of Köpmansgatan in the Köpmannen district, where Hotel Europa (Hotel Scandic Europa) is now located, but in 1896 a new hotel was completed on the south side […]

Billdals Hagenväg in Billdal near Göteborg 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 384 Billdal is a community southwest of Göteborg, located in the district Askim. Billdal is located by county road 158 and consists of areas such as Snipen, Lindås, Uggledal, Årekärr , Svindal and Skintebo. The name Billdal already appears in 1540 in the form Beeldal, and further Behldal 1679, Billedahl 1825 […]

Bjurslätts Torg on Karl Staaffsgatan in Göteborg 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 263 Bjurslätts Torg is a place in Tolered in the Lundby area on Hisingen in Göteborg. In 1949 a town plan for the area around Bjurslätt torg was made by Tage William-Olsson and it was built during the years 1950-1952. Architects of the center facility was Nils Einar Eriksson and Erik […]

Byfogdegatan in Göteborg 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 257 Byfogdegatan is a street in Gamlastaden in Göteborg, Sweden. In 1964, the Swedish phone company Televerket had their warehouse in this building. The persons in the photo were actually working there and were employed by Televerket. Today, at this place Nostalgicum museum, a vintage museum is located. In this 1950’s […]

Jan Wilsgaard speaks…

Volvo Cars Press Release from September 2, 1985 at the launch of the 760 and 740 Station Wagons. JAN WILSGAARD, DESIGNER The man who turned the van into a station wagon. – Follow the laws of nature and don’t complicate matters! Functional and sensible designs are often the best looking. If that sounds easy, then […]

Ahlbergs Ur on Kungsgatan in Göteborg 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 179 At Kungsgatan 45, the store of Ahlbergs Ur was located. Kungsgatan is a street in central Göteborg and is about 930 meters long, of which 600 meters are pedestrian. Kungsgatan ranges from Harry Hjörnes plats in the east of the two port streets, passing by Otterhällan and Kungshöjd, until Esperantoplatsen […]

Framtidens klassiker in 2007

Remember my collection with Historic Volvo Photography Locations based on known and unknown classic Volvo advertisements and news photo’s? In 2007, Volvo’s advertisements agency Forsman & Bodenfors created a campaign where the reused some of these photos and shot new cars on the same location. Photography by Henrik Halvarsson. Have a look: The locations where […]

Red and white Duett

The Red white Volvo Duett is such a classic Volvo icon. I received this model some time ago from the Atlas Collection. At the Upplandsrundan last week, a red white duett was there aswell. Great to see the similarities and differences between the original and the scale model. The early models from 1949 where called […]