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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 […]

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 […]

Bergbana torget in Åre

Volvo Photo Locations Part 113 Åre Bergbana is a funicular railway located in Åre, Sweden. It is 790 metres long and runs between the town square at 398 metres and Fjällgården at 556 metres. The funicular was built as the first fixed link up to the mountain by Von Roll from 1908 to 1910 at […]