"In today's market, a big thing is the fuel economy of Volvo [Construction Equipment]. They're very fuel-efficient. I pay the bills and I'm very conscious of what everything costs me, and they're the pick of the litter."
"The fuel consumption is 25% less than that of the other machines. When I tell you I go through 5000 gallons (19,000 l) of fuel a week, you can see that's a lot of money right there." - George Coyne Jr.
Volvo construction equipment is the most fuel efficient, most productive equipment you can put on the job. In fact in a recent article for Construction Equipment Guide and Volvo Spirit magazine, George Coyne Jr. of Armored Inc. in New Jersey was quoted as making the statements above.
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Checkout the difference for yourself!
Low emissions, low noise and low fuel consumption is what the new Volvo V-ACT engines are all about. The new Volvo V-ACT engines produce power and torque when and where it is needed and smooth control responses for the operator and meets Tier 3 emission requirements.
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The new generation, state-of-the-art Volvo B Series Excavator is the most fuel-efficient, most productive excavator in the business. Volvo excavators feature optimized hydraulics and perfectly matched Volvo engines. The high-quality, main control valve has priority function that prioritizes oil flow to where it is needed most: boom, arm or swing. Volvo's boom and arm priority functions - within the hydraulic system - are activated automatically, resulting in faster cycle times and better fuel efficiency.
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Big Fuel Savings
Competitive advantage is everything. In this case study, Volvo Excavators were found to provide a reduction in overall fuel consumption that averaged more than 20 percent. Three major competitors of Volvo are compared "These numbers are real and the fuel savings are substantial. I challenge you to check it out for yourself, and I'm confident you'll be as amazed and pleased as these customers are." - Tim Frank, Volvo Excavators
Case Study: Big Fuel Savings