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Volvo Canadian

Model Year: 1964

Location of Manufacture: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Cover of Volvo Canada 1964 sales brochure

Cover of Volvo Canada sales brochure


Three stylish models of the Volvo Canadian along with two more “sporty” cars are examined by an elegant and affluent young couple. The fact that the cars are manufactured in Canada is prominently displayed.

Volvo Cars of Canada Corp.

Ad for the Volvo Canadian – published in the Ottawa Citizen, September 17, 1963

Ad for the Volvo Canadian

Ottawa Citizen
17 September 1963

While the Canadian may have been designed and the parts manufactured in Sweden, this print ad emphasizes the car’s suitability to the needs of Canadian drivers. That the vehicle was also assembled in Canada was an extra bonus for consumers who wanted Canadian-made products.

Volvo Cars of Canada Corp.