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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?

Five life-changing benefits of connectivity

The internet has been connecting the globe for only a quarter of a century, but already it is influencing so many aspects of our daily lives – from the way we shop to the way we keep...

Construction telematics: the power of the network

Modern construction equipment needs telecoms networks. While there is significant machine-to-server activity there is far less vehicle-to-vehicle communication than many people think. In...

Volvo CE unveils electric compact wheel loader concept

Volvo Construction Equipment demonstrated the LX2 electric compact wheel loader at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in Berlin. The prototype machine delivers zero emissions, significantly...

Volvo CE inaugurates new headquarters

Volvo Construction Equipment has moved into its new headquarters on the same site as other Volvo business areas at Campus Lundby in Gothenburg. To mark the move, an inauguration ceremony was...

VIDEO: 60 seconds on excavator uptime

There are a few simple checks that are easy to overlook. Here we look at some of the key areas you need to keep in mind to make sure your machine stays up and running.

Innovation for the world we want to live in

Scott Young, Director of Electromobility at Volvo Construction Equipment, talks about innovation across the focus areas of connectivity, electromobility and automation.

Visionary partnership boosts quarry uptime

The aggregates industry has had a few tough years in the United States but is now recovering. One limestone quarry not only survived those hard times but thrived – by focusing on the future...

Testing begins at world's first 'emission-free' quarry

On the 29th August, Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska began testing the viability of its Electric Site concept at Skanska’s Vikan Kross quarry, near Gothenburg, Sweden....

INFOGRAPHIC: Six ways to increase machine uptime

Time is money so having a machine unavailable to work in the middle of a job just isn’t an option. Here we look at six of the best ways to keep your machines up and running for longer.

Volvo CE’s Megaproject Listing reaches new heights with the construction of the world’s largest airport

Buoyed by its soaring economic success in foreign trade, luxury tourism and global business, Dubai is taking off as the Emirate’s true strategic centre of commerce with the building of the...

Four uptime-boosting innovations

Recent technical advancements have resulted in new and creative solutions that make time-consuming tasks quicker and more precise than ever before. From the highly technical to the...

The Five Rules Of Global Distribution

How do you transport one of any 100,000 spare parts across the globe at any given time? Here we look at the intricate choreography Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has perfected to...

VIDEO: Three steps on the road to carbon neutrality

The road to carbon neutral construction is not straightforward but there are three steps that are essential if we are going to make this journey.

INFOGRAPHIC: How to break up with carbon

Construction has had a love hate relationship with carbon, but the Construction Climate Challenge (CCC) wants the industry to aim for total carbon neutrality by 2045. So here are the top 5...

Volvo CE's 'The Megaproject Listing' series wins Content Marketing Awards

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has scooped a top prize at the prestigious Content Marketing Awards for its global digital campaign ‘The Megaproject Listing’.

The five cleverest green innovations

Climate change is a reality and we know that it is accelerated by our actions. But humans are by nature innovative and although our industrial revolution may have had huge environmental...