Volvo was originally formed by a Swedish ball bearing company named SKF in 1927. The very first Volvo car, the ÖV 4, rolled off the assembly line on April 14, 1927. Built rugged and reliable to handle the rough Swedish terrain, Volvos soon earned a bulletproof reputation. Their ample size and squarish proportions also established them as a safe family vehicle. Volvo is credited with notable safety improvements in cars, such as laminated glass, the 3 point safety belt and padded dashboards. In a testament to Volvo’s reliability a well-documented 1966 Volvo P1800 currently holds the Guinness World Record for most miles driven by a single owner in a non-commercial vehicle at a staggering 2.8 million miles. Volvo was purchased by Ford Motor Company in 1999 and subsequently sold again to Geely Holding Group in 2010.
Volvo has long been known as the perfect family vehicle. Safe, reliable and spacious, these vehicles have carted millions of families across the world. As proven in their detailed history, when well-maintained these cars can run for hundreds of thousands or even millions of miles. Our experts at Blackstone Auto Care Centers have the knowledge and the training to keep your Volvo dependable and serving your family for years to come. Give Blackstone Auto Care Centers a call today to book an appointment and see why there is no better automotive repair facility in Houston that is better for your Volvo and your family.