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Volvo Looks to the Electric Future at bauma 2019

Visitors to this year’s bauma 2019 exhibition in Munich, Germany, will be given a glimpse into the technological future as Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) looks at Building Tomorrow,...

New Volvo tools empower customers to cut total cost of ownership

Volvo Construction Equipment is launching three exciting new tools that – alone or in combination – can help to dramatically lower customers’ total cost of ownership.

Volvo CE goes electric on smaller machines

In an industry-first move, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that in 2020 it will start the launch of an electric range of Volvo branded compact wheel loaders and compact...

Volvo EC200D: not a drop of fuel wasted

The EC200D crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment has all the hallmarks of Volvo quality and productivity, together with category leading fuel economy.

The new Volvo EC210D is a profitable performance machine

Building on a strong tradition, the new EC210D crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is equipped with a range of robust features to ensure a superior performance, shift after...

Top 3 tips for profitable operations

Low cost per tonne is one of customers’ biggest priorities today. The high-quality design of Volvo’s reliable and fuel-efficient machines goes a long way to fulfilling this requirement – but...

Volvo CE lowers pipelayer TCO with new kit

Volvo’s new mini pipelayer kit for EC140D, EC140E and ECR145E excavators enables customers to benefit from the safety, accuracy and efficiency of a dedicated pipelayer that can also quickly...

Volvo CE sales up 24% in Q3

Continued momentum in Europe and the Americas, and good-but-slowing growth in China help drive sales in Volvo Construction Equipment’s third quarter of 2018.

Sales up 32% in strong second quarter at Volvo Construction Equipment

Helping the Volvo Group to its best ever quarter, Volvo CE posted significant improvements in sales, earnings and order intake.

Volvo demonstrates strong portfolio for customer success at Intermat Paris 2018

Large technical, social and climate forces are driving the global economy. The Volvo Group comes to Intermat with a package of machines and services that deliver customer success –...

Volvo D-Series paves the way in control, efficiency and screed technology

The P6820D ABG and P7820D ABG pavers from Volvo Construction Equipment combine power, ease of operation, fuel efficiency, versatile screeds and lifetime enhancing features to deliver...

Sales up 30% in Volvo CE’s first quarter

Significant market demand increases in all major regions helped propel Volvo Construction Equipment to a strong first quarter 2018, with sales up 30% and profitability up 79%.

Volvo CE debuts new range of rigid haulers

The new D-Series rigid haulers from Volvo Construction Equipment are built on a proven hauler concept and feature the latest technology that optimizes fuel efficiency and uptime.

Volvo CE launches 100t rigid hauler

The brand new 95t (100-ton) R100E from Volvo Construction Equipment is set to be a heavy hitter in mining and quarrying sectors, putting low total cost of ownership at the forefront of its...

Volvo Construction Equipment see sales up 28% in Q4

Improved competitiveness and increased demand helped Volvo Construction Equipment put in a strong fourth quarter of 2017, with sales up 28% in the period, and up 31% for the full year.

Volvo ‘builds tomorrow’ at Intermat Paris 2018

Under the theme ‘Building Tomorrow’, Volvo Construction Equipment will showcase its evolving approach to customer success, focusing on services, dealer capability and new technologies.

Volvo CE's fully-electric compact excavator prototype wins Intermat Innovation Award

Volvo Construction Equipment’s fully-electric compact excavator has won an Intermat Innovation Award for its revolutionary design. The EX2 prototype delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher...

Volvo launches own range of rigid haulers

Volvo CE is set to enter the rigid hauler market with a complete Volvo-branded range. Using the expertise of its Motherwell facility in Scotland, the range consists of four machines,...

L350H: The flagship wheel loader

Joining the wheel loader line up is the all-new Volvo L350H, featuring up to 20% greater fuel efficiency than the previous model, a host of productivity improvements, and a striking new...

H-Series wheel loader update: Smarter, stronger, faster

Volvo Construction Equipment has released the L110H, L120H, L150H, L180H, L180H High-Lift and L220H wheel loaders, packed with upgraded features that promote faster cycle times and up to 20%...