Some principles never change. And after 80 years of safety advances from Volvo, the philosophy expressed by the company's founders is more appropriate than ever: "Cars are driven by people. Therefore the guiding principle behind everything we make at Volvo is - and must remain - safety"(Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larson)
The VESC (Volvo Experimental Safety Car) was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 1972 – a forerunner in the field of car safety and equipped with a range of technical solutions that subsequently became a natural part of Volvo’s leadership in this important area.
What is a concept car? An odd or amusing vehicle which attracts a brief period of fame at a motor show. Or something more serious..?Concept cars have become an essential part of the activities of Volvo Car Corporation. Now part of a conscious strategy, the concept car is created for many different, albeit important reasons.