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Infographic: The rise of artificial intelligence in construction

The global AI-in-construction market was valued at $3.1 million in 2017 – but this figure is now expected to sky rocket to $3.1 billion over the next five years.

Innovation and sustainability key when Volvo CE invests for the future in Eskilstuna

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced 16 MSEK of investments at its Eskilstuna site in Sweden, including an arena for customer demonstrations of electric and autonomous...

Five ways AI is disrupting the way we live and work

No longer the domain of secret labs and sci-fi plots, artificial intelligence (AI) can help us recognize patterns in vast amounts of data, anticipate future events and take well-informed...

Nina Aresund appointed head of Legal at Volvo Construction Equipment

With effect from January 2020 Nina Aresund has been appointed Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Volvo CE.

Going deep to build the world's longest road tunnel

Reconstruction of the Coastal Highway Route E39 is not only Norway’s biggest ever infrastructure project – but the Rogfast Tunnel, of which it is part, will be the world’s longest and...

Hacking the key to optimizing digital diversity

Changing technologies mean every company needs to stay ahead of the digital curve, but few go so far as inviting hackers to take over their systems. Yet Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo...

Infographic: Strength in diversity

A balanced workforce is one third more likely to outperform its competitors, yet construction is one of the least diverse industries in the world. Here are the facts.

Three reasons why a diverse workforce is the best workforce

Balance is always better when it comes to business. Which is why Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) embraces a culture that puts diversity and inclusion at the center of its success....

Jannicke Serneberg appointed Manager of Munktell Museum

With effect from September 1st Serneberg will oversee Volvo CE’s Munktell Museum of historic machines – which attracted more than 28,700 visitors last year.

Diversity is the responsibility of everyone

With a diverse workforce one of the key ways to promote innovation and creativity, how can a male-dominated industry like construction achieve better equality? We discuss how to get there...

Electric City: rethinking London's streets

If London plans to be a zero-carbon city by 2050, there have to be huge changes in policy, transport infrastructure and public attitude. Volvo Construction Equipment talks to Mark Poulton,...

Volvo's electric machine lights up award-winning garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The Gold Medal winning Morgan Stanley Garden was constructed with the help of the Volvo ECR25 Electric. But how did the new electric machine perform on such a huge global platform?

Volvo Construction Equipment and SDLG take next step in China

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and SDLG will further extend its cooperation to accelerate the profitable growth journey. As of December 2020, all excavators from 15 tons made for...

Taking our electric future on - and off - the road

The path to full electromobility begins in our cities. Here Anna Thordén, Product Manager, Electromobility, for Volvo Trucks explains how buses, trucks – and now construction machines – are...

Are electric vehicles as clean as they say?

Electric vehicles (EVs) are often hailed as the technology to drive us into a greener future. But just how powerful and sustainable are they? Volvo Construction Equipment answers some of...

Five things you might not know about batteries

Batteries are an important part of modern life and now Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is starting to use them to power its machines – but how much do you actually know about them?...

New Exhibition Celebrates Machines of the Future – built in LEGO bricks

Through a series of visionary LEGO models designed by fans of all ages, exclusive exhibition FutuRE:BUILD reveals the imaginative power of machine technology – opening tomorrow at London...

Volvo CE scoops two awards at Brand Film Festival London

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) takes silver and bronze prizes at PR Week’s Brand Film Festival awards in London.

Ann-Sofie Räftegård appointed head of HR at Volvo CE

With effect from October 1, 2019 latest, Ann-Sofie Räftegård will take up the role of Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE).

Volvo's electric excavator helps build The Morgan Stanley Garden at iconic RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The construction of the Morgan Stanley Garden – one of this year’s main show gardens at the global consumer showcase – will be the first major project for Volvo’s new electric ECR25.