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VIDEO: 60 Seconds On Urbanization

How do we build cities that radically reduce our carbon footprint while improving well-being? We talk to Carina Borgström Hansson - Senior Advisor WWF One Planet City.

Volvo showcases portfolio for sustainable infrastructure at bauma China

Following its best third quarter ever, Volvo Group is enjoying a powerful demonstration of its innovative products and newly launched Volvo Services – built to drive sustainable growth...

Cities unite to fight global climate change

WWF’s One Planet City Challenge is a friendly competition with a serious goal – to help cities across the world mobilize to take action against climate change. Volvo Construction Equipment...

Urbanization around the world

Cities are home to 55% of the worlds population and this number is set to grow to two thirds by 2050. But where are these cities? We take a trip around the globe to see the current...

Carbon emissions reduced by 98% at Volvo Construction Equipment and Skanska's Electric Site

Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska have recorded groundbreaking results from their Electric Site research project – including a 98% reduction in carbon emissions, a 70%...

Volvo CE’s Megaproject Listing: Building a New City From The Ground Up

With Santa Cruz emerging as Latin America’s fastest growing powerhouse, Bolivia’s biggest city is struggling to control its exponential spread. Now a brand-new city is being built from...

INFOGRAPHIC: The quarry & aggregates industry in numbers

With millions of workers and hundreds of thousands of active sites, quarrying is one of the biggest industries in the world – but just how big is it?

Four things you should know about the quarry and aggregates industry

Quarries deliver vital building materials to construction sites all around the world – but there’s a lot more to the industry than that. Here are four things you might not know about the...

Five of the remotest cities in the world

Growing urbanization in some of the hardest to reach spots on earth can be difficult to manage, but for thousands of years humans have persevered and created incredible cities in the most...

The visionaries shaping our future cities

Did you know that cities account for three quarters of all global carbon emissions? Here we highlight the experts who are striving to create a cleaner and more socially responsible urban...

INFOGRAPHIC: Fuel Efficiency - Do More With Less Fuel

Skilled operators are one of the main ways to boost fuel efficiency and productivity. Discover how training can give operators the tools to drive down excessive fuel consumption - and get...

Fuel use - how low can you go?

The diesel engine has become a highly efficient power source – but how much further can it be developed. In this article Dr. Staffan Lundgren discusses whether the humble engine has a...

Watch How A Hollywood Action Hero Gives Volvo Excavators The Boot Camp Treatment

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has teamed up with Swedish star Dolph Lundgren to showcase the ultimate in excavator endurance in stunt-filled mini-movie Pump It Up.

Five machine innovations promising to cut fuel emissions

With the rise of fossil fuel prices and the pressure to lower carbon footprints many consumers and companies are demanding more fuel-efficient vehicles. Here we explore the truth behind some...

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.

Volvo CE celebrates 20 years of world class excavator development in Korea

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) marked two decades of producing its globally renowned range of excavators in Changwon, Korea.

Video: 60 seconds on machine connectivity

Machine connectivity can provide you with data that helps your operations run smoothly. Find out how you can make this data work for you in this short 60 second explainer video.

Volvo Construction Equipment Debuts Strong Product Portfolios and Services Solutions at bauma CHINA 2018

For bauma CHINA 2018, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) will be demonstrating its innovative products while also officially launching its Volvo Services in China. President of Volvo...

Volvo provides extra energy for pipeline project

Equipping construction machines with a digital voice has brought a new level of productivity to an international energy project piping gas from the Caspian Sea to Europe.

INFOGRAPHIC: The journey of machine telematics

Telematics has the power to drive construction productivity yet adoption has been slow. Just how far can connectivity go and how will it impact the heavy equipment industry?