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Daimler, Volvo report higher sales, profit in second quarter

Posted by Jason Cannon on Jul 29, 2014

Daimler reported this week that second quarter revenue in its truck segment were mostly flat at $10.74 billion compared to the same period last year, while profits jumped 5 percent to $612 million. Volvo in its earnings call reported a 44 ...

Business

Sales slump in China offsets gains elsewhere as Volvo CE operating income falls 43% in 2Q

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 21, 2014

After kicking the year off with a sales boost and 29-percent increase in operating income during the first quarter, things cooled off considerably for Volvo Construction Equipment during the second quarter. Volvo CE saw slumping demand for equipment in China hurt ...

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Volvo CE after truck buy: “We want to work with distribution to keep the Terex flag flying”

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 14, 2014

The Terex TA400 (pictured) and TA300 articulated haulers are the first trucks to be announced after Volvo CE’s acquisition of Terex’s line of articulated and rigid frame trucks. Now that Volvo Construction Equipment’s acquisition of Terex’s articulated and rigid frame trucks is ...

Equipment

Volvo CE after truck buy: “We want to work with distribution to keep the Terex flag flying”

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 14, 2014

Now that Volvo Construction Equipment’s acquisition of Terex’s articulated and rigid frame trucks is complete, Volvo is concentrating on continuing the product lineup in North America under the name Terex Trucks Americas. The Southaven, Mississippi, division will also be responsible ...

Equipment

Volvo launches EC250E, EC300E crawler excavators with fuel efficiency, productivity gains

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment keyed in on efficiency gains with the launch of the Tier 4 Final EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators, which include a range of advanced features that optimize hydraulic flow while minimizing pressure losses. With the ability to ...

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Volvo expects 6,000 visitors in next year at new 20,000-square-foot North American Customer Center

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 27, 2014

More than 6,000 customers, operators and dealers are expected to visit Volvo’s Shippensburg, Pa.-based Customer Center in its first year. The new facility on Monday hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.), Rep. Scott ...

Equipment

Inside Volvo’s new customer center: 70+ pieces of equipment to test drive and a rugged work truck test track (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 25, 2014

More than 6,000 customers, operators and dealers are expected to visit Volvo’s Shippensburg, Pennsylvania-based Customer Center in its first year, a new facility that on Monday hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies with guests Congressman Bill Shuster, Congressman Lou Barletta, Congressman Scott ...

Equipment

Sneak Peek: Volvo CE’s EC380 excavator offers 9% boost in fuel efficiency, coming this December (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 24, 2014

With a 9-percent improvement in fuel efficiency, the Tier 4 Final EC380E excavator takes full advantage of its ECO mode, which reduces on-demand flow and pressure loss in the hydraulic system. The ECO mode is designed to increase control for more ...

Equipment

FIRST LOOK: New Volvo CE Tier 4 Final A40G artic offers fuel efficiency guarantee (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 20, 2014

While visiting Flagler Construction Equipment, we got a chance to take a closer look at the Volvo Construction Equipment’s A40G articulated truck, introduced at ConExpo and now in dealer inventories. The Tier 4 Final machine is the largest of Volvo’s new ...

Equipment

Volvo CE L150H wheel loader makes U.S. debut with new air filter design (PHOTOS)

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 12, 2014

The just-released 4-to 15.7-cubic-yard Volvo L150H loader showcases a filter system design that allows 90 percent of the cab air to be filtered via a pre-filter that prevents larger dust particles from clogging the main filter. “This gets all the ...

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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 ...

Construction News

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 ...
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