Volvo

The H-Series wheel loaders from Volvo Construction Equipment take a proven machine and add the latest technology, including the next-generation OptiShift and new load-sensing hydraulics and transmission. The result is a wheel loader lineup that boasts faster cycle times and improved fuel efficiency.

Volvo Construction Equipment was awarded a $2 million grant for a commercial pilot of the company's electric, zero emission excavator and electric wheel loader in California. The grant, administered by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD), is funded by the U.S.

How do we go from society's current "take-make-waste" linear approach to a circular economy that reuses resources and leaves no waste – but still fosters prosperity? Volvo CE's Nele Van Campfort describes the construction equipment industry of the future… For almost 200 years the company I work for – Volvo Construction Equipment – has strived to make as many products as it possibly can.

Through internal crowdsourcing of the best designs, materials and assembly techniques, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) employees are producing personal protective equipment (PPE) for local front line healthcare workers. Putting speed to need, in less than one month a cross-functional task force led by the technology team has prototyped and delivered more than 1,600 face shields and ear guards for local healthcare providers and first responders in Shippensburg, Chambersburg, Carlisle and the surrounding region, with plans to double that amount in the coming weeks.

In 2017, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Construction and Demolition industry in the United States created almost 570 million tons of waste. It's easy to think of waste as being worthless – but it has a huge cost – social, environmental and economic.

Sharing the Green Deal vision of sustainable transport and a carbon neutral Europe by 2050, two leading companies in the commercial vehicle industry, Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group, have signed a preliminary non-binding agreement to establish a new joint venture.

Exercising an abundance of caution due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Volvo Construction cancelled its press conference and employed local workers to staff its exhibit at the Festival Grounds during ConExpo-Con/AGG 2020. One of the big unveils Volvo was planning to make during the show sat under this sheet and was never revealed.

Nors Group (Nors), a global leader in transport solutions and construction equipment, has purchased Strongco Corporation (Strongco) and will take over its Volvo Construction Equipment's Canadian dealerships and distribution. The Portugal-based company finalized the deal to purchase Strongco on March 18.

Volvo Construction Equipment is proud to launch Volvo Active Control, an automated grading machine control system, now available on the EC220E, EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators in North America. The system allows operators to get the right depth and angle easily, reducing grading times by up to 45 percent.

In an equipment sale it's often the credit team that finally seals the deal. Due to new technology, commercial financing is about to undergo an efficiency revolution, according to Volvo Financial Services' Allen Atchley, vice president of strategy and innovation.

Solid progress is being made on the multi-year $227 million, design-build I-480 Valley View bridges deck replacement project in northeast Ohio, an Ohio Department of Transportation initiative that began in November 2017 and will be completed by June 30, 2024.