Tag Archives: Volvo

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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Volvo excavators win Highest Retained Value Awards from EquipmentWatch

The world’s leading information database for the construction industry honored two Volvo excavator series for retaining strong competitiveness in the resale market. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) again showcased its competitive edge in the resale market when it received two 2017 Highest Retained Value Awards from EquipmentWatch, a leading information database for the construction industry. […]

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Volvo PT125C – Where Rubber Meets the Road

The new PT125C pneumatic tire roller from Volvo Construction Equipment is a versatile and durable machine that ensures quality compaction and reliable uptime. Volvo Construction Equipment’s PT125C nine-wheeled pneumatic tire roller is an exceptionally adaptable machine that delivers uniform smoothness and long-lasting performance. Designed for roadway construction and resurfacing applications, the machine employs a kneading […]

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Volvo SD45B debuts at The Rental Show

The SD45B soil compactor from Volvo Construction Equipment is an excellent addition to any rental fleet — providing unmatched versatility and ease of service to ensure a low total cost of ownership and high return on investment. Packed with technologically advanced features, the SD45B adapts to the application and jobsite, helping the operator achieve the […]

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Volvo Expands Product Lineup with A45G Articulated Hauler, Increases Tonnage Across G-Series

Increased payload capacities, on-board weighing, dynamic drive and a range of new standard features all serve to improve productivity and safety while reducing cost-per-ton. Fifty years ago, the articulated hauler was originated on the design philosophy that a truck could be both powerful and productive, while remaining incredibly nimble and efficient. Today, no line of […]

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Volvo PL4809E Tier 4 Final Rotating Pipelayer Pushes Performance to New Limits

The new PL4809E rotating pipelayer from Volvo Construction Equipment delivers superior performance capabilities, thanks to its excavator-based design, safety-enhancing features, advanced Load Management System and CareTrack® telematics. Equipped with the latest Volvo D13J Tier 4 Final engine, the PL4809E delivers lifting capacity that outperforms the largest traditional side booms in its size class. With a […]

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