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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...

Volvo extends material handlers’ range and reach

Aimed at the waste handling segment, Volvo CE launches the all-new EW200E Material Handler. Its bigger brother – the EW240E Materials Handler – is updated with a new longer straight boom.

ECR58 generation F, the industry's most comfortable compact excavator

The new ECR58 F generation compact excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) provide outstanding levels of operator comfort, unprecedented versatility, and performance.

Volvo CE adopts clean product branding as part of award-winning design philosophy

This simple switch to shorter and less complicated product names represents Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) much wider ambition to look beyond the product to a more holistic site...

Sales slip 14% in second quarter at Volvo Construction Equipment

The global impact of the Covid-19 pandemic weighed on Volvo CE's second quarter results, partially offset by a strong rebound in the key Chinese market.

Volvo CE wins sustainability award from the European Rental Industry

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has scooped the Best Sustainable Rental Project of the Year Award for its Energy management, at the 2020 European Rental Awards.

Volvo Autonomous Hauler wins Red Dot award

The TA15 – part of the TARA autonomous transport solution from Volvo Autonomous Solutions – has won a coveted Red Dot Award for product design – the most globally-recognized mark for...

Ecommerce – the future is electric

Electromobility is proving to be the catalyst for a new online way of selling machines. Mats Bredborg, Director Brand & Marketing Communications at Volvo CE, describes how 'going digital' is...

Sales slip 17% in Volvo CE's first quarter

Demand stalled in the first quarter as measures to stop the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic took hold. Despite a recovery in the Chinese market in March, the quarter still saw sales down by...

Volvo's H-Series wheel loaders L60H up to L350H receive an update

The H-Series wheel loaders have been consistently improved throughout their lifetime, and now they receive additional enhancements that help reduce total cost of ownership.

L45H and L50H now offered with high-speed driveline

Offering speeds of up 50km per hour (31mph) where conditions allow, a new high-speed driveline option for Volvo's popular utility wheel loaders means productivity just got fast tracked.

Five new apps added to expanded Load Assist on-board information system

Five new applications have been added to Volvo CE's Load Assist system, which is now also available on a wider range of the company's wheel loaders – from L60H to L350H*.

How to avoid common AdBlue issues

AdBlue can be quite the troublemaker when it comes to the influx of calls that the Volvo CE technical support team receives each day.

5 reasons to choose a factory-fit demolition excavator

Forget wrecking balls, excavators are one of the most effective pieces of equipment on a demolition site today. Here we consider the benefits of opting for a specialised demolition excavator...

How to prepare your excavator for Spring

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, warmer weather – and a busy contracting schedule – is just around the corner. Here are a few tips to get your excavator in tip-top condition for...

New grading bucket hands compact wheel loaders the muscle to move dirt

An all-new grading bucket for Volvo's smaller wheel loaders makes easy work of topsoil stripping, small-scale dozing, landscaping and levelling.

Add Silence: Volvo CE’s noiseless electric machines now available for online prebooking

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is launching Volvo Group’s first machine retail e-commerce tool. The online portal will give customers the opportunity to get in line for the first...

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.

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.