The Volvo PV36 which arrived in the spring of 1935 was one man’s work and that man was Ivan Örnberg, a headstrong and versatile engineer who came to Volvo in 1931 from the Hupp Motor Co in Detroit, makers of Hupmobile. Without the interference of either Assar Gabrielsson or Gustaf Larson, Örnberg ran the PV36 project from start to finish.
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