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Volvo CE announces C-Series motor graders

Amy Materson on Oct 28, 2014

Volvo CE announces C-Series motor graders

  Designed to handle a range of grading applications, Volvo has introduced its new C-Series motor graders, including the G930C, G940C, G946C (AWD) and G960C. The series has Volvo’s D8J engines, which deliver a savings of up to 5 percent in fuel ...

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Volvo launches new L110H and L120H wheel loaders; reduce fuel usage 18%

Amy Materson on Aug 04, 2014

Volvo launches new L110H and L120H wheel loaders; reduce fuel usage 18%

  Volvo has launched its new 18- to 22-ton-class L110H and L120H wheel loaders, delivering 256 and 268 gross horsepower, respectively. Designed to handle applications such as material handling, road construction and utility work, the loaders offer bucket capacities between 3.2 and ...

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Daimler, Volvo report higher sales, profit in second quarter

Jason Cannon on Jul 29, 2014

Daimler, Volvo report higher sales, profit in second quarter

Daimler reported this week that second quarter revenue in its truck segment were mostly flat at $10.74 billion compared to the same period last year, while profits jumped 5 percent to $612 million. Volvo in its earnings call reported a 44 ...

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Volvo CE after truck buy: “We want to work with distribution to keep the Terex flag flying”

Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 14, 2014

Volvo CE after truck buy: “We want to work with distribution to keep the Terex flag flying”

The Terex TA400 (pictured) and TA300 articulated haulers are the first trucks to be announced after Volvo CE’s acquisition of Terex’s line of articulated and rigid frame trucks. Now that Volvo Construction Equipment’s acquisition of Terex’s articulated and rigid frame trucks is ...

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Volvo expects 6,000 visitors in next year at new 20,000-square-foot North American Customer Center

Amy Materson on Jun 27, 2014

Volvo expects 6,000 visitors in next year at new 20,000-square-foot North American Customer Center

More than 6,000 customers, operators and dealers are expected to visit Volvo’s Shippensburg, Pa.-based Customer Center in its first year. The new facility on Monday hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.), Rep. Scott ...

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Terex, Volvo finalize $160 million truck business sale

Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 02, 2014

Terex, Volvo finalize $160 million truck business sale

Announced this past December, Terex’s sale of its off-highway rigid-frame and articulated trucks to Volvo Construction Equipment is now complete, the two companies announced today. The $160 million cash deal gives Volvo a rigid-frame haul product for the heavy construction and ...

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Volvo’s Million Ton Guarantee offers support to 7000 Series pavers

Amanda Bayhi on Mar 31, 2014

Volvo’s Million Ton Guarantee offers support to 7000 Series pavers

Volvo Construction Equipment launched it Million Ton Guarantee at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014. The after-purchase program provides manufacturer support to customers of registered 7000 Series asphalt pavers, offering support for the replacement of wear parts such as auger rebuild and conveyor rebuild parts ...

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Volvo DD25B double drum compactor offers 7% decrease in fuel consumption

Amanda Bayhi on Mar 27, 2014

Volvo DD25B double drum compactor offers 7% decrease in fuel consumption

Volvo Construction Equipment has released its DD25B double drum compactor, which is Tier 4 Final-compliant and offers a 7-percent decrease in fuel consumption compared to its predecessor. A three-cylinder, 25-horsepower Volvo D1.7A Tier 4 Final engine powers the machine. The company ...

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Volvo releases EC380E excavator, G-Series articulated haulers and L250H loader

Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 17, 2014

Volvo releases EC380E excavator, G-Series articulated haulers and L250H loader

In addition to unveiling an electric, remote-controlled concept compact excavator, Volvo debuted several new products at ConExpo on Wednesday. EC380E Tier 4 Final excavator The new machine is powered by a Volvo 306-horsepower, D13 engine, and offers a 9 percent improvement in ...

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Volvo launches Tier 4 Final engines, E Series excavators, G Series articulated haulers and H Series wheel loaders

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 11, 2014

Volvo launches Tier 4 Final engines, E Series excavators, G Series articulated haulers and H Series wheel loaders

Volvo has launched its Tier 4 Final technology and several new machines that use it. The D4, D6, D8, D11, D13 and D16 diesel engines improve fuel efficiency by 5 percent compared to previous models. The engines were “comprehensively tested,” according to ...

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Volvo President: ‘Not pleased with recent results but well positioned for growth’

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 07, 2014

Volvo President: ‘Not pleased with recent results but well positioned for growth’

Although Volvo Construction Equipment is "not pleased with its recent results," the company is "well positioned for growth," Martin Weissburg, president of Volvo, told editors and analysts at a March 5 press conference at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 in Las Vegas. Although Weissburg ...

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Volvo partners with Lego Group

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 06, 2014

Volvo partners with Lego Group

How cool is this? My boys would be drooling! At a press conference Wednesday, Volvo announced it is partnering with the Lego Group to make Lego construction equipment. Guess what’s next on my list to do (after recovering from the madness of ...

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