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Innovation & sustainability key when Volvo CE invests for the future in Eskilstuna

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced 16 MSEK of investments at its Eskilstuna site in Sweden, including an arena for customer demonstrations of electric and autonomous...

Volvo helps Nibulon turn grain transportation into plain sailing

Volvo CE and Volvo Penta are helping Ukrainian grain exporter Nibulon to make waterways suitable for cargo transportation and relieve pressure from public roads.

5 maintenance tips to keep excavators in top condition

By carrying out regular maintenance checks and only using genuine Volvo parts, owners and operators can promote high uptime from their machines.

Tallest Volvo demolition excavator helps Veidekke reach new heights

Norwegian construction giant Veidekke has deployed a Volvo EC750E HR high reach excavator to demolish the 11-storey House of Oslo, one of the capital’s largest buildings.

The Professional Profitability Toolkit

There are many factors that go into achieving an industry-leading cost per tonne. Volvo CE offers a whole host of services to help customers get the most from their machine.

Volvo Construction Equipment and SDLG take next step in China

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and SDLG will further extend its cooperation to accelerate the profitable growth journey. As of December 2020, all excavators from 15 tons made for...

Volvo Dig Assist: I couldn't go a day without it

LMBab operator Patrik Ekström says Volvo’s Dig Assist feature for excavators has improved his work life massively. Unique to Volvo, the user-friendly new system helps operators complete...

5 top tips to reduce excavator wear

The way a machine is operated can have a huge influence on its uptime. Here are five tips operators should keep in mind to limit wear and tear.

Exploring the potential for 5G in construction

In a global first, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is among a small number of pioneering companies trialling 5G mobile connectivity. With the program set to make a big impact on...

Volvo machinery paves the way for Ukrainian road improvements

Volvo wheel loaders, excavators and graders have been helping keep road construction company Lutskavtodor Group running smoothly and safely in the Volyn region of Ukraine for more than 25...

Volvo machines help Georgian airport expansion project take off

With a fleet of Volvo excavators and skid steers, contractor Black Sea Group is making much needed improvements to Georgia’s infrastructure, while helping to usher in a new era of...

Four ways operator training can lower TCO

Operators have a huge influence on total cost of ownership (TCO). Customers who invest in their people will reap enormous financial rewards in the long term as they help them to bring out...

Sales up 15% in Volvo CE's first quarter

Growth in most major markets helped Volvo Construction Equipment deliver a solid first financial quarter 2019, with sales up 15% and profitability up 26%.

Simple Volvo hybrid set to improve fuel efficiency by up to 17%

The forthcoming EC300E Hybrid excavator's boom-down motion charges energy-storing accumulators that are used to power the hydraulic pump.

Volvo CE and Trimble develop 3D upgrade for Dig Assist excavator control system

Factory-fitted Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform seamlessly integrates with Volvo Dig Assist 2D machine control on Volvo excavators.

The Volvo Group: helping solve construction's toughest demands today and tomorrow

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is presenting sustainable innovations for its customers today and tomorrow at bauma 2019 with its most advanced portfolio of machines and services yet...

Volvo CE unveils electric compact excavator and wheel loader at bauma

Volvo Construction Equipment has unveiled two zero-emissions machines – the ECR25 excavator and L25 wheel loader – from its new range of electric compact machines.

Volvo CE launches EMEA Uptime Center

In a bid to become customers’ number one choice for uptime in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Volvo CE has assembled a dedicated team to proactively support Volvo dealers in providing...

New generation EW60E wheels out yet more versatility

Volvo Construction Equipment's updated EW60E wheeled excavator features improved hydraulics for greater control and task flexibility – all in a versatile and fuel-efficient package.

New Volvo EC60E delivers big machine performance in compact package

Replacing the outgoing EC55C, the more powerful and productive EC60E crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is built for comfortable, efficient operation in a wide variety of...