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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...

Volvo CE launches EMEA Uptime Center

In a bid to become customers' number one choice for uptime in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Volvo CE has assembled a dedicated team to proactively support Volvo dealers in providing...

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...

Exploring the potential for 5G in construction

In a global first, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is among a small number of pioneering companies trialling 5G mobile connectivity. With the program set to make a big impact on...

Sales up 15% in Volvo CE's first quarter

Growth in most major markets helped Volvo Construction Equipment deliver a solid first financial quarter 2019, with sales up 15% and profitability up 26%.

Simple Volvo hybrid set to improve fuel efficiency by up to 17%

The forthcoming EC300E Hybrid excavator's boom-down motion charges energy-storing accumulators that are used to power the hydraulic pump.

Volvo CE and Trimble develop 3D upgrade for Dig Assist excavator control system

Factory-fitted Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform seamlessly integrates with Volvo Dig Assist 2D machine control on Volvo excavators.

Volvo CE unveils electric compact excavator and wheel loader at bauma

Volvo Construction Equipment has unveiled two zero-emissions machines – the ECR25 excavator and L25 wheel loader – from its new range of electric compact machines.

The Volvo Group: helping solve construction's toughest demands today and tomorrow

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is presenting sustainable innovations for its customers today and tomorrow at bauma 2019 with its most advanced portfolio of machines and services yet...

Volvo's short-swing compact excavator excels in a tight spot

With powerful, fuel-efficient Volvo engine, a perfectly matched hydraulic system and a robust body, the upgraded Volvo ECR88D short swing radius excavator offers remarkable productivity,...

Volvo leads the way with new crawler 20-ton excavator

New EC200E, 20-ton crawler excavator from Volvo is purpose-built to meet the needs of the highly demanding medium-duty market.

New generation EW60E wheels out yet more versatility

Volvo Construction Equipment's updated EW60E wheeled excavator features improved hydraulics for greater control and task flexibility – all in a versatile and fuel-efficient package.

New Volvo EC60E delivers big machine performance in compact package

Replacing the outgoing EC55C, the more powerful and productive EC60E crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is built for comfortable, efficient operation in a wide variety of...

New application puts haulers on the map

The latest update in a suite of applications offered for the Volvo Co-Pilot interface, Haul Assist now features a real-time tracking map that helps improve hauler fleet traffic flow on site,...

Volvo articulated hauler G-Series: keeping control of operator performance

Volvo Construction Equipment has updated its G-Series articulated hauler range. New features include cruise control, downhill speed control and OptiShift, all reinforcing the G-Series'...

Top grades at top speed with Volvo Active Control

With its automated boom and bucket movements, the new Volvo Active Control creates a semi-autonomous excavator that achieves the perfect grade at a touch of a button.

Volvo's new generation tooth system gives buckets something to chew on

Aimed at Volvo's larger excavators and wheel loaders, the new generation Volvo Tooth System features higher penetration, longer life – and an easy 'hammer-less' fitting system.

Remote-controlled wheel loaders to be tested when Volvo CE receives Sweden's first 5G network for industry

Telia, Ericsson and Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) have launched Sweden's first 5G network for industrial use today at Volvo CE's facility in Eskilstuna. Volvo CE will then become...

Volvo CE acquires special applications firm CeDe

Agreement signed to acquire low-volume Swedish machine adaptation specialist

Volvo CE Partners with National Geographic on Sustainability Campaign

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has joined forces with National Geographic to highlight a breathtaking project to save an endangered community against the threat of rising sea...