This year, we are celebrating our 40th anniversary!
In 1979, A.V.U.S.-Automobile was founded in Hanau – one of the largest U.S. military garrisons in Europe at that time – we have been an authorized factory agent for Volvo Diplomat, Military & Expat Sales until the program was restructured in 2019. With 40 years of experience, we are proud to continue serving the international community by managing the Diplomat & NATO Sales Program for the official Volvo dealerships in Hanau, Heidelberg, Mannheim and Karlsruhe.
Volvo has been serving the diplomat, expat and military community since the mid-1950s and has sold hundreds of thousands of Volvos to these customer groups. Luigi Pelosi sr. was one of the first exclusive military dealers in Germany, establishing his business in the 1960s.
A.V.U.S.-Automobile was founded in 1979 by Luigi Pelosi jr. We have been an authorized factory agent for Volvo Diplomat, Military and Expat sales until the program was restructured in 2019 and the responsibility for the program was delegated to the Volvo’s national sales companies.
After 40 years of impeccable service to its clients, A.V.U.S.-Automobile now sells premium European cars in cooperation with the local official Volvo Car Germany dealerships. We exclusively manage the diplomat / military program for Auto Amthauer in Hanau (Frankfurt Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region) as well as Autohaus Geisser in Heidelberg / Mannheim (Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region) and Karlsruhe.
authorized Volvo Military Sales agency in Hanau, later on also military sales for VW, BMW and Suzuki
established branch office for Volvo Military Sales in Heidelberg
established branch office for Volvo Military Sales in Mannheim
added Jaguar & Land Rover Military Sales to our portfolio in Hanau, Heidelberg and Mannheim
established branch office for Jaguar & Land Rover Military Sales in Wiesbaden (Mainz-Kastel)
Volvo Diplomat & NATO Sales in Hanau, Heidelberg, Mannheim and Karlsruhe