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Terex, Volvo finalize $160 million truck business sale

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 02, 2014

Announced this past December, Terex’s sale of its off-highway rigid-frame and articulated trucks to Volvo Construction Equipment is now complete, the two companies announced today. The $160 million cash deal gives Volvo a rigid-frame haul product for the heavy construction and ...

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Volvo, Terex finalize articulated truck, rigid-frame truck sale

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 02, 2014

Announced this past December, Terex’s sale of its off-highway rigid-frame and articulated trucks to Volvo Construction Equipment is now complete, the two companies announced today. The $160 million cash deal gives Volvo a rigid-frame haul product for the heavy construction and ...

Equipment

Test Drive: Volvo VNX heavy-hauler is more cruiser than bruiser

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jun 01, 2014

While many truck manufacturers do long-range market studies to determine if they should add a new truck model to their lineups, Volvo’s approach to launching its new VNX severe duty tractor was a bit more casual than the company’s usual ...

Business

Ditch Witch, Volvo, Talbert Manufacturing name top dealers in this week’s Dealer News Roundup

Posted by Brittany Johnson on May 30, 2014

Welcome to the Dealer News Roundup, your one-stop shop for all the moves going on inside the heavy equipment distributor industry. We post a new edition just about every week with news on hires, promotions, new locations and expansions. Check ...

Equipment

Volvo CE’s new mobile app puts specs, dealers and other resources just a few taps away

Posted by Amy Materson on May 12, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment has launched a new app for smartphones and tablets that gives customers access to Volvo CE news, product information and special offers. The Volvo CE Insider app enables mobile device users to access the latest information on a ...

Business

Sales jump boosts Volvo CE operating income 29% in 1Q

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 25, 2014

Following a tough 2013, Volvo Construction Equipment saw a positive start to 2014, reporting a growth in sales and a big boost in earnings. During the first quarter of the year ending March 31, Volvo CE sales jumped to $2.035 billion (SEK ...

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Volvo’s Million Ton Guarantee offers support to 7000 Series pavers

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 31, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment launched it Million Ton Guarantee at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014. The after-purchase program provides manufacturer support to customers of registered 7000 Series asphalt pavers, offering support for the replacement of wear parts such as auger rebuild and conveyor rebuild parts ...

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Volvo DD25B double drum compactor offers 7% decrease in fuel consumption

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 27, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment has released its DD25B double drum compactor, which is Tier 4 Final-compliant and offers a 7-percent decrease in fuel consumption compared to its predecessor. A three-cylinder, 25-horsepower Volvo D1.7A Tier 4 Final engine powers the machine. The company ...

Equipment

Volvo CE’s new DD25B double drum compactor delivers fuel savings, easy maintenance

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 26, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment's new DD25B double drum compactor combines high productivity with reduced fuel consumption with, offering a 7-percent decrease in fuel from the previous engine. Powered by a Tier 4 Final three-cylinder 25-horsepower engine, the DD25B conforms to EPA emissions ...

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Volvo releases EC380E excavator, G-Series articulated haulers and L250H loader

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 17, 2014

In addition to unveiling an electric, remote-controlled concept compact excavator, Volvo debuted several new products at ConExpo on Wednesday. EC380E Tier 4 Final excavator The new machine is powered by a Volvo 306-horsepower, D13 engine, and offers a 9 percent improvement in ...

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Volvo launches Tier 4 Final engines, E Series excavators, G Series articulated haulers and H Series wheel loaders

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 11, 2014

Volvo has launched its Tier 4 Final technology and several new machines that use it. The D4, D6, D8, D11, D13 and D16 diesel engines improve fuel efficiency by 5 percent compared to previous models. The engines were “comprehensively tested,” according to ...

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Volvo President: ‘Not pleased with recent results but well positioned for growth’

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 07, 2014

Although Volvo Construction Equipment is "not pleased with its recent results," the company is "well positioned for growth," Martin Weissburg, president of Volvo, told editors and analysts at a March 5 press conference at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 in Las Vegas. Although Weissburg ...
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