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Volvo Construction Equipment launches new hydraulic oil increasing crawler excavator service intervals by 50 %

Volvo Construction Equipment has launched the latest addition to its hydraulic oil line up: Volvo Hydraulic Oil 98611 HO103. The new oil is approved and compatible with all Volvo machines...

Volvo CE’s steady Q1 performance impacted by China

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) saw a modest increase in net sales for Q1, 2022 in all areas outside of Asia – with its overall growth momentum impacted by the market decline in...

Change Starts Here - a call for action

“If I were an adult, I would care for the environment a lot more than grown-ups do today - we need to make the world better! I worry that one day I might not be able to play in the forest...

Volvo Construction Equipment extends engine service intervals to 1,000 hours

Advancements in Volvo CE lubricant technology, coupled with new high-performance engine oil and fuel filters, cut engine service intervals and costs by up to 50%.

Increased sales and profitability for Volvo Construction Equipment in Q4, 2021

All regions outside China saw an improvement across sales and deliveries for the final quarter of 2021 – supported by a rise in sales of services and compact electric machines across many...

Why Volvo Articulated Haulers are a cut above the rest

From developing the first series manufactured articulated hauler more than 55 years’ ago, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is continuing to dominate the field, with articulated...

Volvo Construction Equipment brings EC550E excavator to the worldwide market

Volvo Construction Equipment has expanded the distribution of its EC550E crawler excavator. Now offered with a Tier 3 engine, customers throughout the world can benefit from its industry...

Managing mixed fleet telematics data has never been easier thanks to AEMP 2 API update

Volvo Construction Equipment has made CareTrack telematics data available as part of AEMP 2.0 API, which gives mixed fleet owners the possibility to easily manage their telematics data all...

VOLVO CE BOOSTED BY SOLID GROWTH OUTSIDE CHINA IN Q3

Despite a dip in sales in China, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) continues its improved profitability with a strong performance across all other regions and a rise in services for...

Meet Volvo prototype LX03: the intelligent future of construction

This fully autonomous, battery-electric prototype by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is the first real-world example of a self-learning concept wheel loader with the brains to make...

Solid performance in the second quarter for Volvo Construction Equipment

Volvo CE (Volvo Construction Equipment) has seen net sales increase by 13% in Q2, 2021 – owing to higher volumes in Europe, North America and South America.

Volvo CE boosts uptime with virtual Real-time Tech Support in the field

To diagnose and resolve potential machine issues even faster than before, Volvo Construction Equipment is enabling dealer field technicians to connect directly to their back office product...

Good performance sees Q1 sales increase 23%

Thanks to a strong recovery in the second half of last year driven by high activity level in the infrastructure segment and improved construction activity, Volvo Construction Equipment...

Launch of Volvo EC75D in Africa and Middle East markets

The seven-ton compact excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment offers class-leading digging capacity, stability, serviceability and operator comfort.

Volvo CE to open new test and demo area dedicated to sustainable power, connectivity and autonomous solutions

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is distinguishing itself in the construction equipment industry by building the world’s first test and demonstration area for electric autonomous...

Sales up 6% in Volvo Construction Equipment's 4th quarter 2020

Improved activity in most markets saw sales increase by 6% in the fourth quarter 2020, while the order book was up by 31%.

First customers to order Volvo electric compact machines at Bauma 2019 take delivery

K Baugerød Anlegg and Veidekke of Norway, the first companies to place an order for the new Volvo ECR25 Electric compact excavator and Volvo L25 Electric compact wheel loader from Volvo...

Volvo CE and Volvo Trucks customer deliveries of all-electric products

Launching a new generation of zero exhaust emissions products, leading French contractor Eiffage has taken delivery of an all-electric Volvo FE Electric truck and a Volvo ECR25 Electric...

Volvo CE’s 10-tonne Asphalt compactor is rolled out to emerging markets

Volvo Construction Equipment’s DD105 and DD105 OSC asphalt compactors are now equipped with Tier 3/ Stage IIIA engines for emerging markets.

Pioneering electro-hydraulic solution significantly improving fuel efficiency in construction equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment and Finland’s Norrhydro have developed a digital hydraulic actuator that increases productivity while radically cutting fuel bills and CO2 emissions in...