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How can dealers embrace our digital future

Could virtual shop floors and ‘uptime experts’ replace traditional bricks and mortar dealerships? Stephen Roy, Senior Vice President of Sales Region Americas at Volvo Construction Equipment...

Timeline of compact machines

Compact machines are the most popular segment on the market. Here we take a look at some of the major innovations to impact these mini marvels over the years.

Mini machines, big business: the electrifying rise of compact equipment

At the centre of some of the most influential technological transformations in recent years, compact machines have proved to be a breeding ground for innovation and application versatility....

Compact machines: your helping hand

From inner city projects to landscaping and precision demolition, compact machines are the pint-sized powerhouses putting versatility into action. Here people at the heart of these projects...

What the Belt and Road Initiative means to the construction business

China’s Belt and Road Initiative is reshaping the world with goods and people already using the newly built routes. But what does this giant infrastructure project mean to the construction...

Which way next for China?

As the market looks to have peaked, what’s next for the Chinese construction equipment market? On behalf of Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), Chris Sleight, managing director of...

Three steps to stay ahead in China's age of innovation

China’s construction technology is embracing innovative technology at a rapid rate. Mats Sköldberg, Vice President of Technology in China and Head of the company’s Jinan Technology Center,...

China tops the league of the world's most influential construction companies

Four of the largest construction companies in the world are based in China, with French-owned Vinci coming in fifth place. Volvo Construction Equipment takes a look at these Chinese giants...

Mining in Chile: connecting at a deeper level

As copper mining in Chile continues to thrive, the search for more efficient, productivity-boosting processes becomes all the more crucial. Connectivity could be the solution.

Five challenges on the road to electromobility – and how to overcome them

Cleaner, quieter and more productive electric machines are a commitment to building a better tomorrow. But now that the future of construction equipment has arrived, there are still a few...

The furious five components that help machine control systems click

The connectivity ecosystem is growing. Here we take a deeper look at the top five components that are helping machines do more.

Construction connectivity: the best is yet to come

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) may have helped Volvo Group reach a major milestone with 1 million connected assets, but it is already asking ‘what’s next?’ Catrin Nilsson, Manager,...

Five of the world's most inspiring green buildings

As part of World Green Building Week (WGBW), Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) looks at the most impressive green buildings from around the world – and asks what exactly makes them so...

Five ways data helps us predict the future

Our construction equipment dealers handle data every day – making sure customers get the optimum use of their machines in the safest and most efficient way possible. Here are some of the...

Five life-changing benefits of electromobility

Electromobility is powering us into the future and Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has been at the forefront of the journey. But can this technology really transform the way we live...

How to design machines that are changing from diesel to electric

Volvo CE unveiled earlier this year two zero-emissions machines – the ECR25 Electric compact excavator and L25 Electric compact wheel loader. The machines deliver zero exhaust emissions,...

Volvo ECR25 Electric Top Benefits

The Volvo ECR25 Electric’s first mission was constructing an award-winning show garden. For Peter Holmberg, the Swedish operator who took on the task, it was an all-new experience.

Volvo CE Masters construction's toughest challenge

Over the course of three years and many challenges of nerve and knowledge, more than 3,200 technicians from across the globe are whittled down to a team of just three victors. As a test of...

Why construction has entered the AI race

While other sectors boast of advances in artificial intelligence (AI), construction is now taking the lead, believes a panel of experts from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE).