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VIDEO: Volvo excavator takes off a sailor’s clothes in uncomfortable display of precision

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2015

If you've never been both mesmerized and extremely uncomfortable at the same time, but might like to try it out, boy does Volvo Construction Equipment have a video for you. To preface the below video, you've got to understand that Volvo ...

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Volvo and Mack open support center aimed at preventing truck downtime before it happens

Posted by Jack Roberts on Dec 10, 2014

Downtime is a killer for fleets with very real bottom line consequences. Customer support specialists for Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America calculate that a commerical vehicle downtime event today can cost a fleet as much as $2,000 a ...

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Volvo launches first T4i de-tiering kit allowing resale of certain articulated haulers, wheel loaders to lesser-regulated countries

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment has launched its first conversion kit that will allow customers to resell their Tier 4 Interim machines to others outside of highly-regulated countries. Tier 4 engines require the use of ultra low sulfur fuel, which is not available in ...

Equipment

1st Day of Construction Gifts: LEGO Technic Volvo L350F R/C wheel loader

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 08, 2014

Usually, seeing "some assembly required" on a box is an annoyance. But when it comes to LEGO, the more pieces to put together the better. And while building a LEGO set makes for the majority of the fun, only Technic ...

Better Roads News

SDLG to make backhoes, motor graders; machines will no longer have Volvo brand

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 14, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment announced its Chinese SDLG division will now manufacture its backhoes and motor graders, and the Volvo brand would be discontinued for both products. Volvo says it will discontinue product development and production of these products in both North ...

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Volvo transitions backhoe, motor grader manufacturing to Chinese division SDLG; machines will no longer have Volvo brand

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 14, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment announced today its Chinese SDLG division will now manufacture its backhoes and motor graders, and the Volvo brand would be discontinued for both products. Volvo says it will discontinue product development and production of these products in both ...

Better Roads News

Volvo CE announces C-Series motor graders

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 28, 2014

  Designed to handle a range of grading applications, Volvo has introduced its new C-Series motor graders, including the G930C, G940C, G946C (AWD) and G960C. The series has Volvo’s D8J engines, which deliver a savings of up to 5 percent in fuel ...

Business

Volvo CE earnings jump 31% during 3Q despite flat sales

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 24, 2014

Continued weak demand for construction equipment in China has negated sales gains in other parts of the world for the second-straight quarter at Volvo Construction Equipment. Despite the difficulties in Asia, the company's positive earnings report for the third quarter Friday ...

Equipment

Volvo CE intros new C-Series motor graders with engine upgrades, better fuel consumption

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 22, 2014

Designed to handle a range of grading applications, Volvo has introduced its new C-Series motor graders, including the G930C, G940C, G946C (AWD) and G960C. The series has Volvo’s D8J engines, which deliver a savings of up to 5 percent in fuel ...

Equipment

VIDEO: Go behind the scenes at LEGO to see how the Volvo L350F wheel loader Technic set was designed

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 13, 2014

One of the coolest construction machines to debut at the big ConExpo-Con/Agg show earlier this year was also one of the smallest. The LEGO Technic Volvo 350F wheel loader set went on sale earlier this year, but now the two ...

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Volvo CE launches EC350E crawler excavator with updated controls, more fuel-efficient D13 engine

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 22, 2014

Following the launch of the new EC480E earlier this week, Volvo Construction Equipment has introduced another Tier 4 Final crawler excavator powered by its D13 engine, the EC350E. While the EC480E is designed for quarry and mass excavation jobs, the EC350E ...

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Volvo launches EC480E crawler excavator: high power, low fuel use

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 20, 2014

Volvo has launched its new EC480E crawler excavator which features a Tier 4 Final D13 engine. Designed for quarry and mass excavating jobs, the machine provides high digging and breakout forces while delivering fuel efficiency and reducing emissions. The electro-hydraulics system provides ...
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