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Swedish car's emblems, logos and badges - Origin, Meaning, History

Brand names Origin, Meaning, History

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Koenigsegg

Koenigsegg emblem










Koenigsegg emblem logo was created based on the coat of arms of the founder Christian von Koenigsegg. This original coat of arms is a very traditional since the 12th century, and the current emblem has been redesigned by Christian childhood friend, a graphic designer.
Koenigsegg is a Swedish supercar manufacturer founded in 1994. This company was founded by Christians with a background unrelated to the automobile industry to realize the ideal sports car making that had been a dream since his age of five.

SAAB

SAAB emblem










SAAB emblem logo is derived from Greek mythology Griffin: English (Griffon: French). In 1968, this company was merged with Scania-VABIS, the truck and bus manufacturer, to become Saab-SCANIA AB. In 1987, SAAB adopted the Griffin design traditionally used by Scania for its emblem.
SAAB stands for "Svenska Aeroplan AB" in Swedish. The name is derived from the fact that it manufactured aircraft, when the company was founded in 1937.

SCANIA

SCANIA emblem










SCANIA emblem logo is derived from Greek mythology Griffin: English (Griffon: French). Griffin has the head and wings of an eagle, and the body of a lion. An eagle is a symbol of the sky, a lion is the king of the land. This griffin has been drawn since the SCANIA's first emblem was born in 1901. The outer circle and inverted triangle of the emblem is derived from the bicycle chainwheel that Scania has manufactured for decades since its founded in 1891.
The headquarter of SCANIA is located in the Södertälje city in the region Skåne, south of Stockholm. The company name of SCANIA is derived from this region name.

VOLVO

VOLVO emblem










VOLVO emblem logo (♂) is derived from the shape of bearing and the iron symbol half-cross (diagonal line) used by alchemists in medieval Europe. This symbol is also known as the "iron mark". The emblem design represents the deep relationship between VOLVO and iron, as Sweden has long been known for producing high quality steel and VOLVO's parent company is SKF, a representative global bearing manufacturer. The iron and male mark♂ is derived from the ideogram representing the Roman god of warfare Mars.
The company name VOLVO was named after the Latin word "volvere", which means "to roll".

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