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Green Construction Equipment Makes its Mark in the Desert

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is partnering with Baltic Sands Inc. out of Yucca Valley, California, to pilot two of its compact electric machines — the ECR25 Electric excavator and...

Volvo Construction Equipment Names 2020 Dealer of the Year and Uptime Dealer of the Year

Volvo Construction Equipment has named Alta Equipment Company its 2020 Dealer of the Year in North America. It also recognized Ascendum Machinery as its 2020 Uptime Dealer of the...

Volvo Construction Equipment Expands Parts Distribution Network in Western U.S.

The supply chain investment boosts Volvo’s commitment to being the number one uptime provider for construction equipment in North America.

Good Performance Sees Q1 Sales Increase 23%

Thanks to a strong recovery in the second half of last year driven by high activity level in the infrastructure segment and improved construction activity, Volvo Construction Equipment...

Volvo CE Expands Dealer Technician Training with New West Coast Facility

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is adding a West Coast technical training facility in the San Francisco Bay Area this summer as part of a larger initiative to invest in technical...

Volvo Construction Equipment Adds New EC380E Straight Boom Excavator to its Purpose-Built Demolition Tool Lineup

Volvo CE is adding to its demolition lineup with the new 38-ton EC380E Straight Boom excavator, which replaces the traditional boom-and-stick approach with a 23-foot straight boom and...

Volvo CE Adds Entry-Level Package for Compact Assist Intelligent Compaction System

Volvo Construction Equipment has redefined its Compact Assist offering for asphalt compactors with the launch of a new entry-level package.

Volvo Construction Equipment Extends Oil Change Intervals to 1000 Hours

Advancements in Volvo CE lubricant technology, coupled with new high-performance engine filters, cut engine drain intervals and costs by up to 50%.

Volvo Construction Equipment Adds Two New Short-Swing Compact Excavators in North America

Volvo Construction Equipment is boosting its compact excavator range in North America with two new short-swing models: the ECR50 and ECR58. The 5-ton ECR50 is a new entry for Volvo in North...

Volvo Construction Equipment to invest $4.3 million in North American technician training facility

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is making a major investment in technical training facilities and programs with the addition of a $4.3 million training center in Shippensburg,...

Volvo CE Expands Wheeled Excavator Lineup with New EWR130E

Volvo Construction Equipment is launching a new mid-sized wheeled excavator, the EWR130E, which gives the shortest front and rear swing radius in its size class without compromising on...

Sales up 6% in Volvo Construction Equipment's 4th Quarter 2020

Improved activity in most markets saw sales increase by 6% in the fourth quarter 2020, while the order book was up by 31%.

The Volvo Group Creates Business Area Dedicated to Accelerating Electrification

The new business area Volvo Energy will strengthen the Volvo Group’s business flow of batteries over the life cycle as well as the customer offer for charging infrastructure. At the same...

Volvo Construction Equipment Unveils Its First Mid-Size Electric Wheeled Excavator Concept

The EX03 electric excavator shows real-time video on the back of the machine so the drivers of vehicles following it can see ahead.

Volvo CE extends material handler lineup with new model and new options

Volvo Construction Equipment launches the all-new EW200E Material Handler, aimed at the light waste handling segment. Its bigger brother — the EW240E Material Handler — is updated with a...

Volvo CE builds upon strong position in New York State with Alta Equipment Group

Alta Equipment Group (Alta), a leading provider of premium industrial and construction equipment and related services and one of the top performing Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE)...

Volvo CE Expands Certified Used Centers with New Southeastern U.S. Location

The new Volvo Certified Used center at Alta Equipment in Jacksonville, Florida is Volvo CE’s fourth location following the opening of centers in Philadelphia, Las Vegas and Detroit in the...

Pioneering Electro-Hydraulic Solution Significantly Improving Fuel Efficiency in Construction Equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment and Finland’s Norrhydro have developed a digital hydraulic actuator that increases productivity while radically cutting fuel bills and CO2 emissions in...

Updates to Volvo Dig Assist make grade planning faster and easier for operators

Volvo Construction Equipment has updated its Dig Assist machine control application for excavators with new features that make it even faster and easier to create plans and put more...

Volvo CE Introduces Rotating Pipelayer Conversion Kits for 14-Ton Excavators

Volvo CE has developed a rotating pipelayer attachment kit that allows an excavator to also work as a pipelayer.