Connected solutions are getting smarter by the day. While you are working hard on the job site, hundreds of thousands of data points are doing their own job quietly in the background to allow you to work more safely, Continue reading “Volvo’s six seemingly small ways to make an impact”
Volvo Construction Equipment has released its five tonne F generation Volvo ECR50 compact excavator, with the rental equipment market in mind.
Rental company owners need a machine that will perform for their customers like new month after month. The new F generation Volvo ECR50 is built with this in mind. Its zero-tail swing radius allows access and work Continue reading “Volvo CE offers new F generation ECR50 compact excavator”
Volvo CE recently engaged David Zach and Glen Hiemstra, known for their work with dozens of innovative fortune 500 companies, to provide expert forecasts on where the industrial industries may be headed.
“In order to build tomorrow, that Continue reading “Volvo partners with professional futurists to help forecast vision”
According to data specialist Off-Highway Research, the global market for wheeled loaders reached almost 200,000 unit sales last year. Though these machines may move the Earth, the pace at which they are evolving is moving at different speeds around the world, as different markets have distinct requirements.
Japanese manufacturer Hitachi is a global original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that has seen different trends in customer demand from region to region, and often country to country. Continue reading “Wheeled loaders: Loads of potential”
The European wheeled loader market is relatively buoyant, according to specialist market research and forecasting company Off-Highway Research, with sales of machines over 60kW currently running at just above 10,000 units per year in Western Europe – the best demand has been since the global financial crisis a decade ago.
This puts the value of the market at some US$2.15 billion (€1.9 billion).
Within Europe, the major markets are largely what one would expect – Germany accounts for some 25% of demand and, together with France, Italy and the UK, these big four represent about 60% of regional sales. Continue reading “Wheeled loaders: A healthy load”
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has revealed that, by mid-2020, it will begin to launch a range of electric compact excavators (EC15 to EC27) and wheeled loaders (L20 to L28) and stop new diesel engine-based development of these models.
The company said that the move was being made following a positive reaction from the market after the successful unveiling of a number of concept machines in recent years, and by working closely with customers.
The first machines will be unveiled at the Continue reading “Volvo CE to go electric on smaller machines”
Earthmoving equipment is a staple of the construction industry, with a whole host of different machinery being used on earthmoving projects. This feature focuses specifically on excavators, rollers, backhoe loaders and the machine control used on these machines.
Six months into the role as president of Volvo Construction Equipment (CE), Melker Jernberg is at the helm of a company,
that has made sure it has been at the forefront of the technological advances that are, perhaps, the defining factors of the construction industry today.
Speaking at Volvo CE’s Eskilstuna, Sweden, facility, he said he thought this would prove to be a special era for the Continue reading “A special era’ says Volvo CE president”
Volvo Group said recently that it has entered into an agreement to divest a Chinese subsidiary,
which is holding 25.2% of the shares in the Chinese mining truck major Inner Mongolia North Hauler Joint Stock Co Ltd (NHL) for approximately SEK 0.9 billion.
The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and Continue reading “Volvo in the process of divesting North Hauler mining truck stake”