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Volvo’s 15 Millionth Car Comes With a Trip to Sweden

May 12, 2008

SAN DIEGO, CA – Paul and Aimee Kay bought a piece of Volvo history when they took delivery oftheir 2008 Volvo C70. This special vehicle had traveled more than 5,000 milesfrom its factory birthplace in Uddevalla, Sweden, toreach its new home.

 

The firstVolvo car left a Swedish factory in April 1927. This new Swedish car was calledthe ÖV4. In February 2008, car number 15,000,000 was produced.

“VolvoCars is proud of what the brand stands for,” said VCNA’s regional sales and marketingmanager Gregor Hembrough. “This milestone is symbolic of what we’ve been ableto accomplish — like with the XC90, C30, and C70 — we’ve entered and re-definednew segments, and we’re continually striving to exceed expectation of our customers.”

The Kaystook delivery of their Celestial Blue two-cars-in-one Volvo at San Diego Volvo,where its dealer principal Wes Hinkle and Hembrough were on hand to present notonly the keys but an unexpected surprise from the glove compartment. Inaddition to receiving their 15 millionth Volvo, Paul and Aimee Kay were alsopresented with a trip to Sweden, replicating Volvo’s #1 European OverseasDelivery Program.

 

 

 

 

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