Toronto, Ontario - Volvo Canada is adulatory its 50th ceremony in Canada; the aggregation was clearly created on July 21, 1959.
In 1958, a aggregation called Auto Imports (Swedish) Ltd. entered into an acceding with Volvo AB in Sweden to acceptation and administer Volvo cartage in Canada, but it bound became credible that a added official attendance from Volvo would be appropriate to serve the Canadian market. The aggregation initially planned to authorize its arch appointment in Montreal, but eventually acclimatized in Scarborough (Toronto), and in 1961 became absolutely operational and amenable for the Volvo brand.
The aggregation outgrew its Scarborough arch appointment and in 1965 confused to a architecture and barn adjacent in Don Mills, a suburb of Toronto. Seven years later, it confused to its accepted home on Gordon Baker Road in arctic Toronto.
In 1963, Volvo AB accustomed its aboriginal adopted accumulation bulb in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, bearing the PV 544 for the Arctic American market. By 1966, the bulb accomplished its anniversary accommodation of 3,700 units and in 1967, assembly confused to a new, beyond bulb in Halifax. The fresh bulb accumulated the P120, 140-series, 200-series, 700-series, S70 and V70 afore closing in 1998.
During its aboriginal 50 years, the aggregation has awash added than 350,000 cartage in Canada.