Driving a 1957 Volvo Sport with Volvo’s CEO

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AUTOBLOG, PHOTOGRAPHY, WRITING

Photo by Abigail Bassett

Photo by Abigail Bassett

It’s been said that everyone has a Volvo story, whether it was growing up in the jumpseats of a 240 station wagon or learning to drive in a friend’s sedan. But Volvo’s own story has been largely silent of late. Delays with announced vehicles and the transition to a new Chinese owner have kept the company low key, feeding rumors that the beloved boxy Swedes would leave the United States market. Will Volvo’s story continue here in the U.S.? I went to Hilton Head, South Carolina to find out.

Here’s my story at Autoblog.

In addition to my story on Autoblog, I also did a write of this story for Yahoo! Autos. It’s completely different from the first story–check it out here. 

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Abigail Bassett is the Executive Editor at CNTRL MEDIA, LLC. She is also a freelance content creator and curator whose work has appeared in publications like Forbes, Fortune, Automobile, Motor Trend, Money Magazine and on CNN. Her passion is telling unique stories using a variety of media and taking the visitor places that they have never been–whether it’s into the cockpit of a rare supercar, inside an exclusive home or hotel, or behind the scenes of a fashionable event. She is also a Yoga Alliance Registered 200-hour yoga teacher. She teaches at a number of public, private, and corporate venues, around Los Angeles, CA.

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