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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...

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...

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...

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...

Made in Hameln - 75 years of Quality Construction Machinery

Now celebrating its 75th anniversary, the Volvo CE Works in Hameln combines tradition with progress. The production site for pavers and rollers is synonymous with quality, innovation and the...

Why autonomous transport will happen in quarries and light mining first

Creating solutions capable of maximizing transport efficiency through advanced automation is the goal of an entire industry. For Volvo Autonomous Solutions, it’s likely to happen first in...

2019 sees continued strong performance at Volvo CE

Market share gains in China and solid demand in North America and Europe helped sales rise 5% for the full year.

4 QUICK TIPS TO PROLONG WHEEL LOADER LIFE

Through careful daily inspections and maintenance, wheel loader operators can boost the uptime, productivity and service life of their machine.

4 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF WHEN CHOOSING A NEW EXCAVATOR

In an attempt to maximise productivity, it could be tempting to opt for the biggest machine with the biggest bucket possible – but there’s much more to it than that. Here are four essential...

SUSTAINABILITY IN FOCUS WHEN SHIFTING TO HVO FUEL AT VOLVO CE CUSTOMER CENTER

The Volvo CE Customer Center in Eskilstuna, Sweden, is paving the way for a sustainable future by running its demonstration machines on a renewable fuel, HVO.

4 quick tips to prolong wheel loader life

Through careful daily inspections and maintenance, wheel loader operators can boost the uptime, productivity and service life of their machine.

3 WAYS VOLVO ACTIVE CARE CAN HELP KEEP JOBS ON BUDGET

Telematics data enables contractors to keep an eye on everything from fuel consumption and machine usage to problems that if neglected could lead to repairs or unplanned downtime – but the...

6 REASONS TO USE VOLVO DIG ASSIST

Dig Assist, the excavator machine control system from Volvo Construction Equipment, offers many benefits to operators and company owners by helping to increase safety and productivity as...