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Volvo CE’s new EC220E excavator protects attachments with a password, offers side-view camera

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 12, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment has launched a replacement to its 22-ton D Series excavator, updating the machine with a Tier 4 Final engine, improved hydraulics and a new Eco mode. The EC220E is powered by a Volvo D6J pushing 172 horsepower. Operating ...

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Volvo CE profit plummets 157% to 4Q loss; big gains in North America keep full-year sales afloat

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 09, 2015

Thanks to increased demand in North America and Europe, Volvo Construction Equipment largely weathered a rough fourth quarter to keep its full-year 2014 earnings from falling too far. However, the company expects it will have to work hard in 2015 to ...

Business

Antitrust suit alleges Caterpillar, Komatsu and Volvo conspired to bar Chinese construction equipment from U.S. market

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 29, 2015

International Construction Products has filed an antitrust lawsuit against the three biggest names in construction equipment, accusing them of colluding to limit competition in the U.S. The suit was filed this morning in a U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Delaware, and names ...

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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 ...

Equipment

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

Equipment

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...
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