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Volvo CE completes sale of GB dealership

After a period of employee consultation, Volvo Construction Equipment has concluded the sale of its Volvo Construction Equipment GB dealership to long term distribution partner SMT, through...

The legacy that shaped Volvo's world-class excavators

Volvo has leveraged 180 years of technical know-how and over 75 years of excavator experience to develop some of the world’s finest excavators – a story that continues to unfold as new...

Volvo CE future customers share sweet ideas

In an ever-changing world, the possibilities are endless – even if the future might not be made of candy. But just like its future customers, Volvo Construction Equipment is not afraid to...

Sales up 36% in strong second quarter at Volvo Construction Equipment

Transformation program and increasing demand in key markets helps boost Volvo CE in Q2 2017, with significant improvements in both sales and earnings.

The first. The best. The most - Volvo celebrates 75,000th hauler

With half of all the articulated haulers ever made bearing the Volvo brand, the company has just passed another landmark – the production of its 75,000th hauler.

LX1 prototype hybrid wheel loader delivers around 50% fuel efficiency improvement during customer testing

Volvo Construction Equipment’s LX1 prototype electric hybrid wheel loader has excelled during hundreds of hours of real-world testing, achieving around a 50% improvement in fuel efficiency...

Volvo CE to divest British dealership to SMT

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that it is divesting its wholly owned British dealership to long-term distribution partner SMT.

Melker Jernberg appointed President of Volvo Construction Equipment

Melker Jernberg has been appointed President of Volvo Construction Equipment and member of the Volvo Group Executive Board.

Renewable energy focus in the third Volvo CE brand episode

Illustrating how construction is helping make the world a better place, the third episode of Volvo CE’s groundbreaking brand campaign, ‘Building Tomorrow’ blows into a remarkable wind farm...

Shaping the future at Elmia Wood

Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Penta, and Volvo Trucks – are joining forces to show that they provide an all-round offer for forestry customers, at Elmia Wood international forestry...

Volvo CE unveils 100% electric compact excavator prototype

Volvo Construction Equipment demonstrated the EX2 – a fully electric compact excavator that delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher efficiency, 10 times lower noise levels and reduced total...

Volvo CE sales increase 30% in first quarter

Buoyed by improving market conditions and the positive impact of its transformation program, Volvo Construction Equipment saw sales increase by 30% in the first quarter of 2017.

Volvo CE inaugurates unique driveline test facility

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has inaugurated its SEK 195 million driveline test facility in Eskilstuna, Sweden. The new equipment will support the company's technology shift...

Volvo machines help to build a smart city in the desert

From ice cold glaciers in Northern Sweden, to the sweltering deserts of Qatar, Volvo Construction Equipment takes on a very different challenge in the second episode of its brand campaign,...

Construction capable of 'transformational leap' in sustainability, says climate panel

Speakers at Construction Climate Challenge seminar, Reducing Carbon in Infrastructure Construction, call for coordinated industry value chain analysis to deliver step change in sustainable...

Volvo pushes boundaries at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2017 with major launches, operator assist technology, and a new era for telematics support

From the launch of its flagship wheel loader – the L350H – to the true two-pass L260H loader, plus new compaction equipment and a host of other machine and customer-supporting control...

North America ‘cornerstone of Volvo CE’s global plan’, says company president

Construction equipment manufacturer has a strong manufacturing, distribution and sales organization in the US, and is confident about the country’s long-term prospects, said Volvo CE...

Volvo CE reveals latest technology in redesigned L350H

The all-new flagship of the Volvo wheel loader range features a 10% improvement in fuel efficiency and a host of other productivity improvements as well as a striking new design.

Volvo L260H: Two full buckets for one full truck

The new L260H wheel loader from Volvo Construction Equipment is a true global two-pass loader that is purpose-built to take on the toughest jobs, ensuring optimum performance, profitability...

Volvo CE introduces 10 tonne oscillatory compactor

Complete with new oscillation technology, the DD105 OSC double drum compactor from Volvo Construction Equipment has the ability to effectively compact in delicate areas, such as bridges,...