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Volvo CE launches new generation of compact excavators

Volvo Construction Equipment's new E-Series compact excavators are designed to tackle tough jobs in tight corners – while delivering everyday low operating costs.

Top 3 tips for profitable operations

Low cost per tonne is one of customers’ biggest priorities today. The high-quality design of Volvo’s reliable and fuel-efficient machines goes a long way to fulfilling this requirement – but...

New Volvo multi demolition boom delivers faster return on investment

The new Volvo multi demolition boom for EC380E HR high reach excavators enables customers to use heavier tools and work deeper and closer to the machine underground, boosting their...

Volvo CE lowers pipelayer TCO with new kit

Volvo’s new mini pipelayer kit for EC140D, EC140E and ECR145E excavators enables customers to benefit from the safety, accuracy and efficiency of a dedicated pipelayer that can also quickly...

Volvo CE sales up 24% in Q3

Continued momentum in Europe and the Americas, and good-but-slowing growth in China help drive sales in Volvo Construction Equipment’s third quarter of 2018.

Operators Club goes back to its roots for 20th anniversary competition

This year’s Operators Club Final took place in Germany, where the club was originally founded in 1998 – with longstanding members invited to take part in a special ‘best of the best’...

Volvo excavators beat tough terrain to keep power flowing in Georgia

A fleet of Volvo EC210B crawler excavators is helping to erect power line towers in the high-altitude, mountainous terrain of southern Georgia.

Volvo CE Operators Club to celebrate 20th anniversary

2018 marks the 20th anniversary of Volvo Construction Equipment’s world-renowned Operators Club. The milestone will be celebrated at this year’s Operators Club Final, where EMEA’s best...

Volvo no task to hot to handle for Volvo wheel loader

A Volvo L220H wheel loader is beating the heat, handling hot slag at temperatures of up to 1,400ºC in a state-of-the-art steel production facility in Ukraine.

Sales up 32% in strong second quarter at Volvo Construction Equipment

Helping the Volvo Group to its best ever quarter, Volvo CE posted significant improvements in sales, earnings and order intake.

Volvo CE celebrates 60 years of live machinery demonstrations

Industry veteran Volvo Construction Equipment first held live demonstrations for customers in 1958. Today the company takes great pride in its ability to showcase practically the entire...

Volvo's extended enterprise approach to boost machine uptime

Volvo Construction Equipment’s focus on uptime is based on the fact that customers only make money when the machines are running. That’s why Volvo CE is working closely with its dealers to...

Volvo EC750E HR: the industry's most productive demolition excavator

Able to stretch up to 36m (118ft) above ground and 9.5m (31ft 2in) below ground, the new EC750E HR stakes its claim as the industry’s most versatile multi-use demolition excavator.

Swiss Volvo dealer offers 'carbon neutral' articulated haulers

Independent Swiss dealer Robert Aebi is offering Volvo customers a chance to show their care for the environment by buying a ‘GoGreen’ articulated hauler. The haulers are produced in the...

Volvo Assist range revealed to European market at Intermat 2018

Volvo Construction Equipment showcases the full range of Volvo Assist solutions, all powered by the state-of-the-art Volvo Co-Pilot in-cab display.

Volvo demonstrates strong portfolio for customer success at Intermat Paris 2018

Large technical, social and climate forces are driving the global economy. The Volvo Group comes to Intermat with a package of machines and services that deliver customer success –...

Modified Volvo machines revitalise timber rafting in northern Russia

The introduction of a modified Volvo EC250 crawler excavator and L120 wheel loader into Arkhsplav’s timber rafting operations has cut loading costs by five times while dramatically...

Volvo helps Ukrainian port set new productivity record

A fleet of Volvo L180 and L220 wheel loaders is helping TIS Group, Ukraine’s largest stevedore and port operator, set new standards for productivity.

Sales up 30% in Volvo CE's first quarter

Significant market demand increases in all major regions helped propel Volvo Construction Equipment to a strong first quarter 2018, with sales up 30% and profitability up 79%.

EcoOperator: 'The most useful course I've been on'

Volvo EC380E operator, Henrik Jensen, has been working with construction machinery at Danish construction company Arkil for more than a decade and is currently carrying out major renovations...