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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 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...

Volvo EC200E vs EC220E: Which excavator is right for me?

Volvo Construction Equipment offers two crawler excavator models in the 20-25t class – the EC200E and the EC220E. Making the right choice between them will ensure minimum total cost of...

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.

Volvo CE Customer Center now runs on biofuel

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.

Simple Volvo hybrid set to improve fuel efficiency by up to 20%

The forthcoming EC300E Hybrid excavator's boom-down motion charges energy-storing accumulators that are used to power the engine system.

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...

Volvo 90-tonne excavator now available worldwide

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is launching a new 90-tonne excavator fitted with a Stage V engine to meet requests from markets with such engine regulation.

What is the difference between CareTrack and ACTIVE CARE?

Volvo CE now offers two ways to track machines’ health and performance – Care Track and ACTIVE CARE. But what is the difference between these services and which one is the right...

5 easy ways to increase jobsite safety

At Volvo CE we design our machines to be as safe as possible but safety ultimately results from the combination of machine technology and operator behaviour. Here are five simple ways...

Load Assist challenges wheel loader operators to do better

The new Operator Coaching application offered for the Volvo Co-Pilot interface gives wheel loader operators tips and challenges to improve their driving.

Load Assist now standard on Volvo wheel loaders in Europe

Volvo wheel loader customers in Europe can now benefit from the productivity-enhancing Load Assist machine control system as standard.

New Volvo P8820D ABG paver combines size and flexibility

The new D-series model from Volvo Construction Equipment includes a new design and new smart features that enhance its reliability and productivity.

Volvo P6870D ABG: Making paving easy

Experience the ultimate in paving versatility with the P6870D ABG, combining compact design, outstanding traction and features designed for simple operation and upkeep.

5 easy ways to increase machine resale value

High resale value is an important contributor to the low total cost of ownership (TCO) of Volvo machines. Here are five simple tips to increase the profitability of your machine further...

How to select the right excavator bucket for your application

Because excavators are such versatile machines, there’s no one-size-fits all bucket for every job. But making the best choice is important. Productivity, fuel efficiency and service life all...

5 tips for using an excavator in icy weather

When snow falls and ice covers the ground, it is vital that operators take extra special care of themselves and their machine. Here are just five tips to ensure maximum excavator safety and...

Top 3 reasons to purchase a used Volvo machine

Purchasing used equipment is a great way to compliment your fleet. Feel confident in your decision based on three important Volvo guarantees.

How to prepare your excavator for winter

Extreme low temperatures can have a significant impact on the performance and maintenance of an excavator. Follow our tips to ensure maximum uptime and profitability from your machine during...