Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) popularized the articulated hauler concept in 1966 with the birth of the 10-ton payload DR631 – fondly known as ‘Gravel Charlie'.
Some 54 years later, the company is still transporting earth, gravel and a host of other materials over rough, muddy, slippery, steep or otherwise impassable terrain.
The Volvo Concept Wheel Loader ZEUX – a digital prototype for a real-world autonomous construction machine – has won a coveted Gold Award in the Professional Concept discipline at the global iF Design Awards on March 15. The concept swept jurors away as an exciting demonstration of how driverless machines can be made safer in the future.
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and LEGO Technic construction toys have joined creative forces with a team of children to design a futuristic, autonomous construction machine. The result: The LEGO Technic Volvo Concept Wheel Loader ZEUX set, scheduled for release in toy stores in August 2018, and the digital prototype for a real-world autonomous machine.
A construction crew versed in Lego is building a life-size castle that will serve as a new and much-needed second hotel at the popular Legoland California theme park in Carlsbad.
The crew began work in January of 2017 and moving into winter, Legoland's three-story Castle Hotel with its blue and yellow rooftop pennant flags has quickly taken shape.
The Mack Anthem is not only turning heads on the highway, it's grabbing the attention of LEGO fans of all ages with a new 2,595-piece LEGO Technic Mack Anthem building set. With exceptional attention to detail, the LEGO Technic Mack Anthem accurately recreates the new highway hero's bold yet aerodynamic design.