Volvo has used a gathering of leading members of the press to underscore its increased focus on improving fuel efficiency across its entire range of construction equipment.
17th May 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden. At a press conference held today, Volvo Construction Equipment has outlined its commitment and strategy to improving fuel efficiency across its entire range of construction equipment. The company is adopting a four pronged approach to tackling the issue, using a range of fuel saving solutions that encompass engines, systems, operator behaviour and future technology. The company is maximizing its investment in new technology to become a market leader in efficiency and environmental protection by focusing on these four main elements:
“We are delivering on our promise of increasing fuel efficiency across our product range,” says Arvid Rinaldo of Volvo Construction Equipment’s global communication team, who led the press conference. “Through continuous innovation we are delivering fuel efficient solutions while at the same time boosting productivity and profitability for our customers. Offering practical and effective solutions to protect the environment, Volvo Construction Equipment is the partner for progress in the construction industry.”
With over 100,000 hours of testing done Volvo expects fuel efficiency gains of around 5% depending on machine and application.
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