Volvo Buses – then and now. By Christer Olsson
The Swedish company known worldwide for its rock-solid automobiles also has a reputation for building dependable and innovative buses. This well-illustrated volume tells the detailed story of all of Volvo’s various bus models, from the early truck-based models to today’s ultramodern intercity coaches. Learn about the development of the unique, forward-control LV75 of 1934, and the sensational mid-engine B655 of 1951, with its revolutionary air brakes and power steering. Volvo’s latest, super-advanced TX-platform coaches are introduced, and you’ll see photos from the Hallered test track facility and the various factory assembly lines.