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Gustaf Eriksson

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Gustaf Eriksson, born November 13, 1859 in Västra Bohr, Lindesberg County Council, died May 4, 1922 in the Kungsholm Parish, Stockholm, was a Swedish engineer, known as the father of the Swedish automobile.

For a time he was Mechanical Engineer at the Surahammars Bruk iron and steel works.

Founded Vabis formerly Aktiebolaget Sprit MOtorfabriken, ASMO

Surahammars Bruk and Vabis became Scania-Vabis AB, now Scania CV AB.

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