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The Epa tractor was developed during World War II in Sweden. The Epa is a converted passenger car which served as a substitute for expensive agricultural machineries. .Today, the Epa tractor is a transport for young people in rural areas who are not old enough to drive a regular car..For boys and girls in ages between 15-18 years old, the Epa tractor is .associated with freedom and independence. They do not see the Epa tractor only as a conveyance. It is also a part of youth identity and rural culture..Magnus Gränsbo in Vellinge village is the king of Epa in his neighborhood. He buys, sells, builds and give advices about Epa. These are busy days for Magnus. He is renovating his white Volvo to make it ready in time for his fifteen birthday. That is the legal age to start driving an Epa.
- Johan Bävman/Moment Agency/Sydsvenskan
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