Press Releases

1980s Overview


The 1980s - The decade of power, speed, and safety. The first turbo-charged car was produced by Volvo Car Corporation. As sales continued to rise, the one-millionth Volvo left the assembly line from Gothenburg, bound for North America. Volvo kept with the times, staying current with style, quality and safety. A new production plant was put into service, keeping Volvo at an elite status among the eyes of the automotive world.

Descriptions and facts in this press material relate to Volvo Cars' international car range. Described features might be optional. Vehicle specifications may vary from one country to another and may be altered without prior notification.

For information on how Volvo Cars process your personal data in relation to Volvo Cars Global Newsroom click here.

Volvo Cars Newsroom makes use of cookies in order to optimize your user experience on this website. The cookies on the website do not store personal information. For more information, read our Cookies Policy page.