1960 - Volvo presented an entirely new vehicle - a sports car. The P1800 was presented - A revolution. 1961 - In October the Amazon 121 was released. On April 24th 1964 the new Torslanda Plant was opened. Another assembly plant was opened in Ghent in Belgium in 1965. Volvo 144 was introduced in 1966 and next year was the 145 Estate introduced . 1998 came the Volvo 164, a prestige version.
April 24 sees the inauguration of the new body plant at Volvo Car Torslanda; the inauguration will take place on the exact same date as the original plant was inaugurated 50 years earlier, in 1964; throughout the year Volvo Cars will focus attention on the plant’s role back then, today and in the future