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Volvo CE helps hit pioneering connectivity milestone

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) celebrates, as part of Volvo Group, reaching 1 million connected customer assets – in turn helping customers boost uptime, safety and productivity...

5 common operating errors and how to avoid them

Operator behaviour not only affects machine health but also the productivity and profitability of the entire site operations. Here are five of the most common operating errors to watch out...

3 ways idling machines affect profitability

When a piece of construction equipment is idling, not only is it not contributing to production, it’s also costing you money.

5 common mistakes that increase machine downtime

Keeping machines up and running – and earning – is of utmost importance to Volvo CE and its dealers. Here are five of the most common unnecessary maintenance issues and how to avoid them.

The 3 TCO tools every Volvo customer should know about

Total cost of ownership depends on far more than the design and quality of a machine. Utilisation and operation are major contributors to profitability. Here are three tools all Volvo...

First Volvo electric compact excavator arrives at customer site

French contractor Spac, part of the Colas Group, has taken delivery of the first electric Volvo compact excavator, the ECR25 Electric, in the customer trial phase.

5 ways to improve excavator fuel efficiency

Volvo CE offers many new technologies and services to help companies reduce spending on fuel and become more environmentally friendly in the process.

Ask the expert: Stefan Pettersson on TCO

Application engineer Stefan Petterson is Volvo CE Sales Region EMEA's resident expert on total cost of ownership (TCO). We pick his brains to find out how the company and its dealers are...

5 reasons why oil analysis is essential for your machine

Oil is the lifeblood of a machine. Regular checks help monitor its health, which is vital for maintaining maximum uptime and and minimum total cost of ownership.

Top 3 telematics red flags to watch out for

Connecting your machines is a powerful first step towards lowering your total cost of ownership. The insights provided by the data enable you to set targets and take actions for improvement...

Volvo CE see sales rise 10% in second quarter

Market growth in Europe and North America help Volvo Construction Equipment deliver solid sales, earnings and delivery improvements during Q2, 2019.

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...

5 maintenance tips to keep excavators in top condition

By carrying out regular maintenance checks and only using genuine Volvo parts, owners and operators can promote high uptime from their machines.

Report unlocks the secrets to greater machine efficiency

The latest addition to Volvo Construction Equipment's Insight Reports promises customers the understanding to better manage their fleet, and boost site efficiency.

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...

Increased uptime thanks to Volvo ACTIVE CARE

The global rollout of Volvo ACTIVE CARE is another unique industry first by Volvo CE. It takes the number-crunching out of machine telematics – thanks to the combination of fleet monitoring...

Tallest Volvo demolition excavator helps Veidekke reach new heights

Norwegian construction giant Veidekke has deployed a Volvo EC750E HR high reach excavator to demolish the 11-storey House of Oslo, one of the capital's largest buildings.

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 Dig Assist: I couldn't go a day without it

LMBab operator Patrik Ekström says Volvo's Dig Assist feature for excavators has improved his work life massively. Unique to Volvo, the user-friendly new system helps operators complete...

Four ways operator training can lower TCO

Operators have a huge influence on total cost of ownership (TCO). Customers who invest in their people will reap enormous financial rewards in the long term as they help them to bring out...