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Electric load carrier concept wins prestigious global award

Volvo Construction Equipment is celebrating after its concept HX1 autonomous, battery-electric, load carrier was presented with two more distinguished awards: the International Quality...

Volvo Construction Equipment sees improved performance in Q4

Performance plan leads to profitability improvements despite continued challenging market conditions. In Q4 2016, net sales at Volvo Construction Equipment increased by 20%.

Volvo CE announces headquarters move from Brussels, Belgium to Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has today announced that the company’s global headquarters will move from its current location in Brussels, Belgium to Gothenburg, Sweden. The...

Volvo to push boundaries at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2017

From industry-first size classes to technology advancements in machine interfaces and customer support capabilities — it will be clear to visitors why Volvo chose ‘push boundaries’ as its...

Electric load carrier wins Swedish quality innovation award

Volvo Construction Equipment is celebrating after winning Sweden’s Quality Innovation of the Year Award, with its concept HX1 autonomous, battery-electric, load carrier.

Volvo brand campaign demonstrates customers building tomorrow

Volvo Construction Equipment has launched a new campaign that highlights the company’s purpose ‘to build the world we want to live in’.

Volvo CE launches new global website

Following the recent roll-out of over 120 dealer and market websites around the world, Volvo CE has unveiled its new global website

Climate seminar asserts cost saving potential of carbon reduction on infrastructure construction

Reducing carbon emissions in infrastructure construction doesn’t necessarily mean higher costs. In fact, at a recent Construction Climate Challenge (CCC) seminar, hosted by Volvo...

Construction Climate Challenge funds new environmental research

Two new research projects that aim to reduce CO2 emissions have been selected to receive funding from the Construction Climate Challenge initiative, hosted by Volvo Construction Equipment.

Volvo co-hosts sustainable infrastructure and connectivity summit

Experts from around the world gathered at the Global Sustainable Infrastructure and Connectivity Summit this week, which took place in Beijiing, China.

Volvo CE sales dip 2% in Q3

Margin improves despite flat volumes in Volvo Construction Equipment’s third quarter.

Patrik Lundblad appointed Senior Vice President, Technology at Volvo Construction Equipment

Having held a number of senior roles in the automotive industry Patrik Lundblad has been appointed Senior Vice President, Technology, at Volvo Construction Equipment. He has worked for the...

Building the world we want to live in: Volvo Construction Equipment unveils futuristic innovations to drive sustainability and change

Volvo Construction Equipment showcased a range of futuristic concepts and innovations from electromobility to intelligent machines and total site solutions at the company’s Xploration Forum...

Volvo Construction Equipment appoints Carl Slotte as President of Sales Region EMEA

Effective October 1, 2016, Carl Slotte has been appointed the new President of Sales Region EMEA (Europe – Middle East – Africa) at Volvo Construction Equipment.

LEGO® Technic builds air-powered mini wheeled excavator

The EW160E wheeled excavator is the latest Volvo machine to get the LEGO® Technic treatment. A replica in everything but size, the new model boasts 1,166 individual elements and a built in...

Volvo’s E-series pipelayers lift productivity, safety and versatility to new heights

The PL4809E rotating pipelayer from Volvo Construction Equipment delivers superior performance capabilities, thanks to its excavator-based design and high-tech features.

Volvo Construction Equipment reports share growth as overall market declines in Q2

Lower demand in most markets outside Europe weighed on Volvo CE’s second quarter 2016 revenues, partially offset by gains in market share in the heavy equipment segment.

Stephen Roy appointed President Volvo CE Americas Sales Region

Stephen Roy has been appointed President, Sales Region Americas, Volvo Construction Equipment, effective September 1st, 2016.

Hauler motion picture show: satisfying your every need

The latest short film from Volvo Construction Equipment opens the door to the world of opportunities available at Volvo CE – starting with customization.

Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 route refreshed

ALICANTE, Spain, June 29 – Tough, intense, and featuring almost three times as much Southern Ocean sailing as the previous edition, the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 will be contested over the...