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Terex, Volvo complete truck business sale

Jun 02, 2014

Terex, Volvo complete 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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Product of the Week: Volvo G-Series artics

May 29, 2014

Product of the Week: Volvo G-Series artics

Volvo’s new G-Series articulated haul trucks — including the A35G, 135G FS, 140G, and A40G FS — feature new turbocharged six-cylinder Volvo engines that meet Tier 4 Final emission regulations. The drivetrain and inline dropbox are designed for high ground clearance, ...

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Memorial Day-themed truck pays tribute to U.S. armed forces

May 23, 2014

Memorial Day-themed truck pays tribute to U.S. armed forces

Volvo is honoring military service members with a Memorial Day-themed truck. The company has adorned a VNL 670 with graphics representing U.S. armed forces, with much of the design paying tribute to prisoners of war and those missing in action. The truck ...

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Volvo teams up with Lego to create working model kits

Mar 06, 2014

Volvo teams up with Lego to create working model kits

Volvo Construction Equipment teams up with Lego to create working model kits of a Volvo articulated truck and wheel loader. The Volvo wheel loader marks its 60th birthday in 2014. “It shows the shared culture between Volvo and Lego,” says Volvo President ...

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Volvo President Martin Weissburg talks innovation, recent transactions

Mar 06, 2014

Volvo President Martin Weissburg talks innovation, recent transactions

In his first comments to the press after taking the reins as president of Volvo Construction Equipment on January 1, Martin Weissburg noted his unhappiness with the company’s current financial status but highlighted forward thinking and discussed two of the ...

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Volvo Construction Equipment, booth 10951 (North Hall) and 1300 (Gold Lot)

Feb 14, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment, booth 10951 (North Hall) and 1300 (Gold Lot)

Volvo will showcase more than 17 products, including a new generation of E-Series excavators, G-Series articulated haulers, and H-Series wheel loaders in Tier 4 Final configurations. Volvo CE will also exhibit the latest range of backhoe loaders, motor graders and skid ...

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ConExpo-Con/Agg Mobile Equipment Options

Feb 14, 2014

ConExpo-Con/Agg Mobile Equipment Options

As aggregates producers prepare to attend ConExpo-Con/Agg March 4-8 in Las Vegas, Aggregates Manager surveyed the market to get a better idea of operator plans for equipment investment. A total of 84 respondents shared insights into their plans. Mobile equipment ranks ...

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Volvo CE selects Martin Weissburg as next president

Nov 18, 2013

Volvo CE selects Martin Weissburg as next president

Volvo Construction Equipment has announced its next president will be Martin Weissburg, current president of Volvo Financial Services (VFS), according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. Weissburg replaces current Volvo CE president Pat Olney, who announced in October ...

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Olney to leave Volvo

Oct 21, 2013

Olney to leave Volvo

Pat Olney, president of Volvo Construction Equipment, will leave his position at the end of the year to take a post with a non-competing company in the United States, according to Business Wire. Olney, age 44, joined Volvo CE in 1996 ...

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Volvo artic haulers to include Phillipi-Hagenbuch products, technology

Oct 16, 2013

Volvo artic haulers to include Phillipi-Hagenbuch products, technology

Volvo Construction Equipment’s articulated haulers will soon feature Phillipi-Hagenbuch, Inc. (PHIL) products and technology. PHIL announced Tuesday that the company has entered into an international supply agreement with Volvo. With this agreement, Volvo will offer, with its artic haulers, PHIL products ...

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Sep 23, 2013

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VIDEO: Hamster steers dump truck along Los Tres Cunados quarry

Sep 17, 2013

VIDEO: Hamster steers dump truck along Los Tres Cunados quarry

Heavy equipment operations aren’t strictly limited to humans. A hamster drove a Volvo FMX dump truck up the side of a quarry for a demonstration video from the company, our sister site, Equipment World, reports. In a demonstration of the truck’s steering ...

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