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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,...

Volvo debuts new double drum asphalt compactors at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

The DD120C and DD140C are the latest and largest additions to the Volvo lineup of asphalt compactors — designed with 20 percent improved fuel efficiency, new intelligent features and high...

Volvo EW60E compact wheeled excavator makes North American debut at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

The latest and smallest addition to the Volvo wheeled excavator lineup boasts impressive breakout force in an incredibly nimble, fuel-efficient and versatile package.

Volvo SD45B drums up quality compaction

The SD45B soil compactor from Volvo Construction Equipment is the complete package, providing long-lasting performance and unmatched versatility to ensure a low total cost of ownership.

Volvo CE unveils the next generation of its electric load carrier concept

Volvo Construction Equipment presented the HX2 autonomous, battery-electric, load carrier at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2017. The second-generation concept machine is part of an electric site research...

Volvo launches Dig Assist in North America, an intuitive machine control solution for crawler excavators

The latest in a suite of programs offered for the Volvo Co-Pilot interface, Dig Assist provides real-time guidance for operators to ensure job parameters are met more quickly, more...

Volvo launches 24-Hour Parts Guarantee in North America

Volvo Construction Equipment demonstrates its commitment to customer uptime with a 24-Hour Parts Guarantee in the United States, including Alaska, and a 48-Hour Parts Guarantee in Canada and...

Volvo CE launches ActiveCare Direct in North America; a revolutionary approach to telematics

Volvo is removing the noise, time commitment and data analysis associated with telematics by providing 24-7/365 active machine monitoring and monthly fleet reporting direct from Volvo, and...

Volvo helps close skills gap, donates proceeds of 50th anniversary A40G to skills organizations

The one-of-a-kind, golden-painted Volvo A40G articulated hauler, created to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Volvo’s invention of the hauler category, was sold at the Ritchie Bros....

Volvo CE wins Marketing Agility award

Volvo Construction Equipment has been presented the ‘Marketing Agility’ award by Sitecore, in the company’s annual ‘Experience Awards’.

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...