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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.

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.