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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:08:00 GMT
Guardian of the Amazon Receives the Volvo Environment Prize  -  Digital Journal
Brazilian scientist Professor Carlos Nobre is the Volvo Environment Prize laureate for 2016. He gains the award for his pioneering efforts in the understanding and protection of the Amazon, one of the Earth´s most important ecosystems. The Amazon ...
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:00:48 GMT

Iconic Volvo Amazon Celebrates 60 Years  -  Sports Car Digest
The Volvo Amazon was introduced to the world for the first time 60 years ago. Named after the female warriors in Greek mythology, it is still one of the most iconic models in Volvo's history. Volvo's new four-door model was revealed in the first ...
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 04:43:45 GMT

Top 10 reasons the Volvo Amazon is an icon  -  Motoring
The Amazon was the first production car in the world to feature Volvo's patented three point seatbelt device as standard. Volvo argues there is no other single safety feature that has been anywhere near as significant, and it's hard to argue with that ...
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:03:59 GMT

Junkyard Gem: 1967 Volvo Amazon  -  Autoblog (blog)
The Amazon was a big international success for Volvo during its 1956-1970 production run, and it was the car that established the company's reputation for building safe and reliable cars. Plenty of Amazons were sold in the United States (with 122S ...
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 09:09:35 GMT

Volvo Amazon celebrates 60 years  -  Eurekar
IT is hard to imagine that 60 years have passed since the launch of the Volvo Amazon. This mid-sized car was a solid and dependable saloon manufactured from 1956 to 1970which became an icon of all that is good in Scandinavian engineering. Volvo is ...
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 17:03:27 GMT

Happy birthday Volvo Amazon  -  Automotive Blog (blog)
Volvo is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the classic Amazon. Named after the female warriors in Greek mythology, it is still one of the most iconic models in the Swedish car giant's history. The new four-door model was revealed during the first ...
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 08:07:27 GMT

Swedish brand loves the Amazon – or it did 60 years ago  -  INAUTONEWS
While most people would think about the beautiful rain forest, we as motorheads we're actually discussing the model that introduced Volvo to the international stage it's so found of now. Back in 1956 the Swedish brand introduced the Amazon sedan, a ...
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 15:42:50 GMT

Here's a Big Fat Happy Birthday to the Volvo Amazon!  -  autoevolution
60 years ago, in the first week of September 1956, Volvo had presented the world with the Amazon. By Anno Domini 1970, when Amazon production had ended, the Swedish carmaker had produced 667,791 units of the mid-size model in three body styles.
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 09:51:17 GMT

Volvo Backs Up 60 Years To The Birth Of The Amazon  -  Carscoops (blog)
Launched in Örebro, Sweden, the first weekend of September, 1956, the Volvo Amazon became one of the company's most iconic models. It was designed by the carmaker's longtime stylist Jan Wilsgaard, who was only 26 years old at the time but went on to ...
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 22:28:19 GMT

Iconic Volvo Amazon Turns 60 Years Old  -  Automobile
Volvo's history goes all the way back to 1927, but its reputation for building cars with understated good looks arguably didn't begin until the late 1950s, starting with the Volvo Amazon. That car turns 60 years old today, and to celebrate, the ...