Year Company Founded: 1927
Year Logo Introduced: 1927
Logo Designer: Karl-Erik Forsberg (1950)
Company Founders: Assar Gabrielsson, Gustaf Larson
When Volvo was reactivated by financial backer Svenska Kullagerfabriken in 1927, the company adopted the ancient chemical symbol for ironâ€”a circle with an arrow pointing diagonally upwards to the right. The logotype was updated in 1959 by Karl-Erik Forsberg and is the same logo used today.