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Volvo CE pulls out of backhoe loaders and motor graders

November 14, 2014
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Once promoted as a 'very Swedish' company, Volvo is today dividing loyalties with it's Chinese partner, SDLG, "to aid profitiability" says the company. They are doing this at a time when other manufacturers are bringing off-shore production back to Europe or the USA, because of narrowing production cost differentials.

The company says that this transfer...
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Terex Agress To Sell Off-Highway Trucks Business to Volvo

December 11, 2013
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Terex Agress To Sell Off-Highway Trucks Business to Volvo

Terex Corporation has announced that it has agreed to sell its truck business to Volvo Construction Equipment for cash proceeds of approximately $160 million. The truck business manufactures and sells off-highway rigid and articulated haul trucks. Included in the transaction is the manufacturing facility in Motherwell, Scotland. The sale, which is subject to government...
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Robust second quarter sees Volvo CE increase sales by 15%

August 7, 2012
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In the face of a reduction in the size of the total market for construction equipment, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) bucked the trend in the second quarter of 2012, posting a solid set of financial results that saw sales in the three months up 15%, operating income up 35% and an operating margin...
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A weigh better system for Volvo CE proves winner

March 9, 2012
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A clever idea for Volvo F-Series articulated haulers – onboard weighing – yields a prestigious award at the Intermat 2012 Innovation Awards.

The members of the Intermat 2012 Innovation Awards jury know a bright idea when they see one. That is why, from a crowded pool of more than 80 entries, they chose the new...
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Volvo CE sees unit sales rise 30% in 2011, reaching a record 84,000 machines

February 4, 2012
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Maintaining its ascendancy in the all-important Chinese market, Volvo Construction Equipment ended a successful 2011 with a 14% increase in net sales in the fourth quarter, helping the company to a full year sales increase of 21%. Amid steady growth in most markets, the company ended 2011 with a strong order book and having...
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Volvo celebrates award success – again!

December 9, 2011
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Volvo Construction Equipment is celebrating after its new corporate history film The Master Builder wowed judges and won a prestigious European Excellence Award.

Volvo Construction Equipment’s new history film The Master Builder film has picked up yet another award – this time in the Corporate Film and Video category at the European Excellence...
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Volvo Construction Equipment signs agreement with CeDe Group to offer specialized machines in Europe

October 27, 2011
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Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has signed an agreement with CeDe Group that will see a range of specialized machines made available for customers working in specific applications. The machines will be available through Volvo CE’s European distribution network.

The partnership agreement will enable Volvo CE to provide machines for customers that are part manufactured...
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Volvo Construction Equipment to sell cylinder production in Hallsberg

August 31, 2011
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Volvo Construction Equipment AB has taken the decision to sell its Hallsberg, Sweden, cylinder production activity, and to source these cylinders externally. At present about 60 people are directly involved in cylinder production.

The decision to sell the Hallsberg cylinder production is in line with Volvo Construction Equipment’s overall strategy of focusing on cab manufacture...
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Bill Law appointed Vice President, Corporate Communications of Volvo Construction Equipment North America

July 22, 2011
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Bill Law appointed Vice President, Corporate Communications of Volvo Construction Equipment North America

Following international positions in Asia and Europe, most recently as director of external communications, Bill Law has been assigned to Volvo CE’s North American organization as Vice President, corporate communications.

Bill Law has been appointed to the role of Vice President, Corporate Communications, at Volvo Construction Equipment’s North American organization. As part of the local...
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China: Volvo Construction Equipment sponsor China Open golf tournament

May 2, 2011
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China:  Volvo Construction Equipment sponsor China Open golf tournament

In front of a cheering crowd Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts was pronounced the 2011 Volvo China Open champion and the winner of RMB3.3million (Approx. US$500,000). The 28-year-old from Brussels won with a four-shot victory ahead of an international, chasing quartet of Pablo Martin from Spain, Danny Lee from New Zealand, Søren Kjeldsen from Denmark and...
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