As it’s Friday, let’s continue Tachoblog’s series on the history of Volvo Trucks.

If you’ve missed parts one and two that cover the 1930′s and 1950′s, the links you’ll need are at the bottom of this post.

Today we’re looking at the 1970′s, which, according to Volvo was ‘a decade of refinement in the truck industry. The horsepower rating of engines also grew, resulting in increased average speeds.’

For those of you that missed the first two installments, you’ll be wanting to see:

80 Years Of Volvo Trucks Part One – The 1930s

and

80 Years Of Volvo Trucks Part Two – The 1950s