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The story of Volvo cars

John Harold Haynes

The story of Volvo cars

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Published by P. Stephens in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Volvo automobile -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGraham Robson ; foreword by Hakan Frisinger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL215.V65 R63 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p. :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3276988M
    ISBN 100850595916
    LC Control Number83200394

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Well-known motoring author and journalist Graham Robson relates the events, the influences, and describes the personalities which have led to the development of the Volvo marque.

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