Volvo Logo – Volvo is a manufacturer of commercial vehicles, including trucks, buses and construction equipment. It was founded in 1924 with headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, by engineer Gustav Larson and economist Assar Gabrielsson. Produced cars until 1999, when it sold its subsidiary, Volvo Car Corporation to Ford Motor Company. This company, in turn, sold it in 2010 to Geely Automobile of China.
In Latin, Volvo means “I roll”. The emblem of the brand, the circle and arrow, is the symbol of the old steel alchemists and does not represent the symbol of man or masculine as many mistakenly believe.
The trucks include the current Volvo FH, FM, FMX, FL, FE, FH16 leaving relegated to the old FH12, FM12, FL6, FL7, FL10, FM, TD6, TD10. In Volvo B12B coaches and buses, B9R, and B7R leaving relegated the B12, and B10. Currently the engine of the Volvo FH is 13 liters with outputs from 400 to 520 hp.
The Volvo was registered by SKF the 11 May of 1915 to use for a special series of bearings for the market U.S., but was never used until the founding of the car factory. The current owner of the rights of the brand is Volvo Trademark Holding AB. This company is composed in equal parts by Volvo Cars and Volvo AB. The main activity is the administration Volvo Trademark brands of both companies, including licenses for AB Volvo and Volvo Cars. The daily work of the company is keeping the global catalog records of marks and to act in case of misuse of the mark.