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First Volvo electric compact wheel loader a tree-mendous success for German tree farm

Leick Baumschulen is testing the first L25 Electric compact wheel loader from Volvo Construction Equipment, finding it to be a quiet, emission-free and easy-to-maintain addition to the tree...

3 EASY WAYS TO REDUCE EXCAVATOR TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP

The cost of owning an excavator includes so much more than the initial purchase price. Fuel consumption, maintenance and depreciation all play an important role. By understanding these...

Volvo CE sees sales dip in the third quarter

With momentum slowing after a long period of strong demand, Volvo Construction Equipment saw sales slow by 4% in its third quarter of 2019.

Volvo Approved Used machines just as reliable as new

Anders Sjöström, used equipment manager for Volvo CE Sales Region EMEA, explains how choosing Volvo Approved Used machines are as beneficial for a fleet as brand new machines.

Denmark's Bendt Risom triumphs in Operators Club Final 2019

In the construction industry’s toughest test of precision operation, the Operators Club Final, Bendt Risom from Denmark beat 26 other competitors to the title of best operator.

Volvo CE helps hit pioneering connectivity milestone

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) celebrates, as part of Volvo Group, reaching 1 million connected customer assets – in turn helping customers boost uptime, safety and productivity...

Invest a little to save a lot with Volvo Active Care

EMEA product support director Aram Ibrahim talks Volvo Active Care and why the service is essential for machine uptime.

CareTrack now included as standard on selected Volvo compact equipment

In a bid to boost customers’ productivity and profitability, Volvo CE now offers its telematics system, CareTrack, fitted as standard on certain compact excavator and compact wheel loader...

5 common operating errors and how to avoid them

Operator behaviour not only affects machine health but also the productivity and profitability of the entire site operations. Here are five of the most common operating errors to watch out...

First Volvo electric compact excavator arrives at customer site

French contractor Spac, part of the Colas Group, has taken delivery of the first electric Volvo compact excavator, the ECR25 Electric, in the customer trial phase.

3 WAYS IDLING MACHINES AFFECT PROFITABILITY

When a piece of construction equipment is idling, not only is it not contributing to production, it’s also costing you money.

5 COMMON MISTAKES THAT INCREASE MACHINE DOWNTIME

Keeping machines up and running – and earning – is of utmost importance to Volvo CE and its dealers. Here are five of the most common unnecessary maintenance issues and how to avoid them.

The 3 TCO tools every customer should know about

Total cost of ownership depends on far more than the design and quality of a machine. Utilisation and operation are major contributors to profitability. Here are three tools all Volvo...

Volvo CE see sales rise 10% in second quarter

Market growth in Europe and North America help Volvo Construction Equipment deliver solid sales, earnings and delivery improvements during Q2, 2019.

5 ways to improve excavator fuel efficiency

Volvo CE offers many new technologies and services to help companies reduce spending on fuel and become more environmentally friendly in the process.

Ask the expert: Stefan Pettersson on TCO

Application engineer Stefan Petterson is Volvo CE Sales Region EMEA’s resident expert on total cost of ownership (TCO). We pick his brains to find out how the company and its dealers are...

Innovation and sustainability key when Volvo CE invests for the future in Eskilstuna

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced 16 MSEK of investments at its Eskilstuna site in Sweden, including an arena for customer demonstrations of electric and autonomous...

5 reasons why oil analysis is essential for your machine

Oil is the lifeblood of a machine. Regular checks help monitor its health, which is vital for maintaining maximum uptime and and minimum total cost of ownership.

Top 3 telematics red flags to watch out for

Connecting your machines is a powerful first step towards lowering your total cost of ownership. The insights provided by the data enable you to set targets and take actions for improvement...

Report unlocks the secrets to greater machine efficiency

The latest addition to Volvo Construction Equipment's Insight Reports promises customers the understanding to better manage their fleet, and boost site efficiency.