Volvo CE

Volvo CE is partnering with Baltic Sands Inc. out of Yucca Valley, California, to pilot two of its compact electric machines — the ECR25 Electric excavator and L25 Electric wheel loader. The goal? To see how these machines perform and hold up in a remote, rugged desert environment. Baltic Sands specializes in environmentally sensitive, luxury off-grid property development and real estate,...
The supply chain investment boosts Volvo’s commitment to being the number one uptime provider for construction equipment in North America. Volvo Construction Equipment has completed a 75,000-square-foot expansion of its Reno, Nevada, regional parts distribution center. The project, in conjunction with Volvo Group Service Market Logistics, increases floor space by 125% and brings parts closer to construction equipment customers with...
Volvo CE is adding a West Coast technical training facility in the San Francisco Bay Area this summer as part of a larger initiative to invest in technical training across North America. In addition to diesel construction equipment, the facility will serve as a hub for Volvo Group battery-electric vehicle training including Volvo CE, Volvo Trucks North America, and...
Advancements in Volvo CE lubricant technology, coupled with new high-performance engine filters, cut engine drain intervals and costs by up to 50%. Volvo Construction Equipment is releasing new oil change filters that extend drain intervals to 1,000 hours for articulated haulers, wheel loaders, and excavators. Longer intervals save customers up to 50% on maintenance costs and planned downtime without compromising component...
Volvo Construction Equipment is boosting its compact excavator range in North America with two new short-swing models: the ECR50 and ECR58. The 5-ton ECR50 is a new entry for Volvo in North America, while the 6-ton ECR58 gains performance updates from the contractor-favorite D-series model. “The ECR50 and ECR58 are ideal for rental markets and owner/operators who need a short-swing compact excavator that...
Volvo Construction Equipment is launching a new mid-sized wheeled excavator, the EWR130E, which gives the shortest front and rear swing radius in its size class without compromising on lifting performance or digging force. With a rear swing of 5 feet 1 inch and a front swing of 5 feet 11 inches, the has the shortest swing radius in the 12-...
Volvo Construction Equipment launches the all-new EW200E Material Handler, aimed at the light waste handling segment. Its bigger brother — the EW240E Material Handler — is updated with a longer boom. Both give customers new options for waste and recycling applications. Matthew McLean, Product Manager, Excavators, Volvo CE, said: “A dedicated material handler is purpose-built for these applications, compared with modifying...
Alta Equipment Group (Alta) is expanding its territory into New York State. The Detroit, Michigan-based company has purchased the construction equipment assets of Vantage Equipment and will initially offer Volvo CE products and services from three New York locations: Batavia, Latham, and Syracuse. Alta takes over the distribution of Volvo CE products in most of the geographic areas of New...
The new Volvo Certified Used center at Alta Equipment in Jacksonville, Florida is Volvo CE’s fourth location following the opening of centers in Philadelphia, Las Vegas, and Detroit in the last two years. Machines in the Volvo Certified Used (VCU) program go through a rigorous inspection process, giving customers confidence in what they‘re buying. “The construction industry has seen an increase in used...
Volvo Construction Equipment has updated its Dig Assist machine control application for excavators with new features that make it even faster and easier to create plans and put more information at operators’ fingertips. “It’s simple by design. If you use a smartphone, the Dig Assist app on the Co-Pilot display is a very similar experience — it quickly becomes second nature for...