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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...

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...