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ALL OR NOTHING

SPAIN: A respected Valencia-based company has opted to invest in Volvo machines to operate its chemical plant by Derek Workman  When a company decides to change its equipment fleet, the normal proces...

A FAMILY AFFAIR

In Argentina’s busy San Lorenzo port complex, the workers’ cooperative is putting families first by Kristie Robinson  After 16 years on the job, Mario Zok maneuvers the L90F wheel loader confidently ...

ROLL UP TO THE RACE VILLAGE

VOLVO OCEAN RACE: Head for the race village at each stopover in the Volvo Ocean Race to get a feel for the action and what it is like to sail around the world by Julia Brandon  Thanks to the new unif...

INSIDER INFORMATION

NEW TECHNOLOGY: Volvo CE takes the inside track to guide its customers by Tony Lawrence  Imagine visiting a major construction industry tradeshow and being offered a personal guide to help you zoom i...

THE ROUTE TO SUSTAINABILITY

ENVIRONMENT: The Construction Climate Challenge summit in June will help the construction industry move towards a more sustainable future  The Construction Climate Challenge (CCC) is a Volvo Construction E...

EXPRESS DELIVERY

GERMANY: Tunneling is on track to complete the final high-speed train link between Stuttgart and Ulm by Nigel Griffiths  Every two hours the ground shudders as another explosion resonates in one of the tu...

CARETRACK TURNS CROOK CATCHER  

FLEET MANAGEMENT: Volvo CE’s advanced vehicle telematics system CareTrack not only helps save customers money, but is also helping track down stolen machines  by Nigel Griffiths  Telematics and the d...

AROUND THE WORLD WITH VOLVO CE

INSIDE TRACK: Not one to let the grass grow under his feet, the new head of Volvo CE operations in Korea is taking on a new challenge by Emilee Jennings Frederic Ruesche has worked for the Volvo G...

FROM HOME-GROWN TO GLOBAL  

HISTORY LESSON: Smart acquisitions help Volvo CE grow into a world leader by Nigel Griffiths Earlier this year Volvo CE finalized the 2013 acquisition of the US hauler Terex Corporation, a manufacturer of off...

IN TUNE WITH HIS MACHINE

OPERATOR CORNER: A Spanish operator has a passion for classical music by Derek Workman Fixed above the windscreen of the Volvo L110G wheel loader is a photo of a three-year-old boy wearing a blue sweater and ...

CHINA’S OFFSHORE SAILING PIONEERS

VOLVO OCEAN RACE: Racing for China in the Volvo Ocean Race, Dongfeng Race Team is on a long-term sporting mission by Julia Brandon The tide is turning dramatically on China’s sailing history thanks to Dongfen...

SMART APPROACH TO BIG BUSINESS

NEW TECHNOLOGY: Volvo CE uses app software to market used equipment in Europe, the Middle East and Africa Not so long ago, apps seemed to be aimed mainly at people downloading music or games. Now they cater fo...

SPOTTED IN SWEDEN  

ENVIRONMENT: This season’s animal prints not only feature on the fashion catwalks of Paris, London and New York, but also on a Volvo machine designed for a catwalk of a different kind…  Having undergo...

TREASURE TROVE

CHINA: An innovative Volvo CE arts campaign launched with the support of the China Resource Recycling Association encourages the transformation of scrap metal from Volvo machines into art, thus exploring new ap...

SAFETY FIRST

HISTORY LESSON: Safety is as much part of Volvo’s present and  future as it has been in the company’s past by Tony Lawrence Safety is one of the Volvo Group’s three core values, along with quality and care fo...

AT YOUR SERVICE

UNITED STATES: Volvo CE’s new Customer Center for North America is more than just a new building by Stephanie Anderson Witmer On a rainy June morning, the Volvo CE Customer Center in Shippensburg, Pennsylva...