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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...

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...

5 reasons why subscribing to Volvo Active Care is the best decision for your machine

Where maintaining high performance levels on job sites is crucial, Volvo ACTIVE CARE is key. Here we explore the top benefits for installing Volvo’s latest proactive monitoring service in...

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.

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 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.

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...

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.

High praise for Europe's first Volvo front shovel excavator

In partnership with SNS, Volvo CE has supplied its first front shovel excavator in Europe to Slovakian dolomite mine operator Dolkam Šuja, meeting the customer’s preference over wheel...

Operators Club heads to Sweden for epic 2019 showdown

The construction industry’s toughest test of precision operation, the Operators Club Final, will take place this year in Eskilstuna, Sweden – the home of Volvo Construction Equipment – with...

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 Volvo 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...