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Volvo partners with Allied Construction Products, expanding hydraulic breaker and compactor/driver attachment options

The parternship between Volvo Construction Equipment and Allied Construction Products LLC will add 40 attachment models to current Volvo dealer product offerings. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo) and Allied Construction Products LLC (Allied) have entered into an agreement for the sale and support of Allied hydraulic breakers. The partnership was created to offer customers more options […]

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Volvo releases Compact Assist for Soil, providing real-time operator feedback for fast, accurate soil compaction

Adding to the suite of Assist programs available through the Volvo Co-Pilot interface, Compact Assist for Soil is now available in North America. Compact Assist for Soil offers real-time guidance to the operator by displaying number of passes and Compaction Meter Value (CMV), showing operators the exact number of passes across the entire work area, as […]

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Volvo EC27D Made its North American Debut at ICUEE 2017

Volvo expands its compact excavator lineup with the new EC27D – featuring 5 percent greater fuel economy than its predecessor, a large operating range for its size class and combining intuitive operation and operator comfort with simple serviceability and versatility.   The 2.7 ton EC27D compact excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is built to perform and […]

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Volvo Debuts L20H and L25H Compact Wheel Loaders at ICUEE 2017

The new Volvo H-Series compact wheel loaders offer 5 percent greater fuel efficiency than their predecessors, smart features, all-round visibility and excellent traction for efficient performance. The newest in the line of Volvo compact wheel loaders — the L20H and L25H — are designed to meet the latest emission regulations. As an update from the […]

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Volvo CE fuels workforce development in North America

From donating equipment to Pennsylvania College of Technology to participating in national skills competitions in North America, Volvo CE is helping students start a career in the construction industry. From left to right: Ryan Flood, vice president of Highway Equipment & Supply; Tyler Breon, student at Pennsylvania College of Technology; Ryan Peck, operator training program […]

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The Legacy that Shaped Volvo’s World-Class Excavators

Volvo has leveraged 180 years of technical know-how and over 75 years of excavator experience to develop some of the world’s finest excavators – a story that continues to unfold as new challenges of urbanization emerge. With a history that can be traced all the way back to 1832, Volvo CE is one of the […]

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The First. The Best. The Most – Volvo Celebrates 75,000th Hauler

With half of all the articulated haulers ever made bearing the Volvo brand, the company has just passed another landmark – the production of its 75,000th hauler. More than half a century after they invented the concept, Volvo Construction Equipment recently celebrated the production of the 75,000th articulated hauler. Having produced more than half of […]

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New Volvo Double Drum Compactors Deliver Double Digit Gains in Fuel Efficiency

Able to perform in tight areas or the open road, the DD30B and DD35B double drum compactors from Volvo Construction Equipment offer up to a 20 percent increase in fuel efficiency when compared to predecessor models. The latest double drum models from Volvo Construction Equipment round out its full line of asphalt compactors and are […]

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Volvo Construction Equipment announces 2017-2018 Road Institute® course schedule

Entering its 52nd season, the paving industry’s premier training program offers a mix of classroom and hands-on training on a variety of operations and maintenance topics benefiting newcomers and industry veterans alike. Road Institute will offer training sessions, ranging from two to five days, beginning in late October 2017 through May 2018. Courses are held […]

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Volvo LX1 Prototype Hybrid Wheel Loader Delivers Around 50% Fuel Efficiency Improvement During Customer Testing

Volvo Construction Equipment’s LX1 prototype electric hybrid wheel loader has excelled during hundreds of hours of real-world testing, achieving around a 50% improvement in fuel efficiency compared to its conventional counterparts. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) presented field test results for its LX1 prototype electric hybrid wheel loader at a press event in California, US, […]

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New Volvo PL3005E Rotating Pipelayer Increases Power and Lifting Capacity

          As the latest addition to the lineup of Volvo E-Series rotating pipelayers, the PL3005E boasts impressive improvements to power, productivity and efficiency versus predecessor models, all on a 360-degree excavator-based platform. Equipped with the Volvo D8J Tier 4 Final engine, the PL3005E offers a 6 percent increase in horsepower, 8 […]

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Volvo introduces the P4410B paver: A true commercial/heavy highway crossover

The new P4410B tracked paver from Volvo Construction Equipment is a powerful machine in a compact package — bridging the gap between heavy-commercial and light-highway paving. Born from the Blaw-Knox legacy, the P4410B is the latest addition to the B-Series lineup of tracked pavers from Volvo Construction Equipment. With a 155-horsepower (115 kW) Deutz Tier […]

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