Volvo invests in wheel loaders at Sweden facility

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has earmarked about US$6.3 million for its expansion plans for its Arvika factory in Sweden that will allow for phased production and further its missions for both electric manufacturing and reducing carbon emissions. The facility, which produces medium- and large-wheel loaders, has already successfully reduced its carbon emissions. The company has an ultimate goal of…

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Volvo dealer Babcock unveils EC550E in Africa

Following the machine’s global introduction earlier this year, Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) dealer Babcock recently debuted the Volvo EC550E crawler excavator for availability in southern Africa. Ideal for mining, quarrying and large infrastructure projects, the new 55-t class machine delivers up to 35% more productivity and a 22% improvement in fuel efficiency. In January, Volvo CE announced the expansion of…

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Volvo CE tests world’s first hydrogen fuel cell articulated hauler

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) continues acting on its commitment to drive change towards a net-zero future. Following the completion of a multi-stakeholder research project aimed at breaking new ground in hydrogen technology, the company has started testing of the world’s first fuel cell articulated hauler prototype, the Volvo HX04. The results of the project will provide important insights into…

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Volvo Days returns with focus on electric equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) said it will use the return of its iconic Volvo Days to highlight its purpose driven message of industry transformation.  Using the theme of the recently launched “Change Starts Here” campaign, the event showcases the company’s leading solutions in the areas of sustainability, electromobility and services. Volvo CE is also offering a fully-immersive digital experience…

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