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Chinese SDLG loaders start North American roll out in...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 07, 2013

Seven Volvo Construction Equipment dealers are poised to begin rolling out two models of the Chinese-made SDLG wheel loader line ...

Bigger, Better? Performance advantages of 15-foot backhoes over smaller diggers are narrowing, but have not disappeared

Bigger, Better? Performance advantages of 15-foot...

Posted by Staff Report on Aug 01, 2013

There’s a reason 14-foot backhoes comprise the bulk of backhoe sales. That size is well-suited to most of the tasks ...

Volvo Construction Equipment 2Q sales fall 19%, operating income down 52 percent

Volvo Construction Equipment 2Q sales fall 19%,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 26, 2013

Attributing year-over-year declines to "weaker sales, especially in the mining industry," Volvo Construction Equipment reported its second quarter results with ...

Volvo Chinese subsidiary SDLG announces plan to enter North American market with LG938L, LG959 wheel loaders

Volvo Chinese subsidiary SDLG announces plan to enter...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 24, 2013

Confirming prior reports, SDLG, a China-based Volvo Construction Equipment brand, announced this morning it will enter the North American market ...

Volvo announces Tier 4 Interim “de-tiering” kit to allow for equipment resale in less regulated countries

Volvo announces Tier 4 Interim “de-tiering” kit to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 13, 2013

A conversion kit that will allow Volvo customers to resell their Tier 4 Interim machines outside of highly regulated countries ...

Report: SDLG wheel loaders will soon appear in North American Volvo dealerships

Report: SDLG wheel loaders will soon appear in North...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 12, 2013

Diesel Progress magazine reported today that SDLG wheel loaders will be introduced in North America later this year. SDLG, a Volvo ...

Volvo considering sale of Volvo Rents equipment rental business, Bloomberg reports

Volvo considering sale of Volvo Rents equipment rental...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 24, 2013

Volvo is considering the sale of its North American construction equipment rental business, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Companies ...

Volvo Construction Equipment first-quarter profits tumble 76%, sales down 32%

Volvo Construction Equipment first-quarter profits...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 26, 2013

While the company was happy to see its profitability improve from the fourth quarter, Volvo Construction Equipment's first-quarter operating income ...

VIDEO: Volvo remote technology chief discusses how telematics have changed the service call

VIDEO: Volvo remote technology chief discusses how...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 26, 2013

During  the unveiling of Volvo Construction Equipment’s expanded Shippensburg, Pennsylvania plant, I got to visit Volvo’s CareTrack center -- the ...

Volvo CE president says SCR will be primary Tier 4 Final solution

Volvo CE president says SCR will be primary Tier 4...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 17, 2013

Volvo Construction Equipment will primarily use SCR technology as its Tier 4 Final approach, said Pat Olney, president of Volvo ...

Volvo updates SD115 soil compactor with Tier 4 interim engine, new features

Volvo updates SD115 soil compactor with Tier 4 interim...

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 02, 2013

Volvo Construction Equipment has updated their SD115 soil compactor, and the machine now includes a Tier 4 interim engine. The ...

Transportation Sec. LaHood: Volvo’s first U.S.-made wheel loader a sign of confidence in American economy, workers

Transportation Sec. LaHood: Volvo’s first...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2013

Last week, we watched as the first American made Volvo wheel loader (an L60G) rolled off the line at the ...

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