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Volvo Group to open second DEX heavy duty parts site in Oklahoma City

The Volvo Group invested $5 million in the renovation and up-fitting of the 153,000 square-foot DEX building. The building is located on 25 acres near major highways, enabling easy transportation of materials.

DEX Heavy Duty Parts LLC, a Volvo Group subsidiary and supplier of recycled, renovated and surplus medium- and heavy-duty truck parts, is opening a second facility in Oklahoma City. DEX, which also has a location in Advance, North Carolina, offers new life to trucks by offering recycled and renovated parts to second- and third-generation truck owners.

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Volvo looks to the Electric Future at bauma 2019

Visitors to this year’s bauma 2019 exhibition in Munich, Germany, will be given a glimpse into the technological future as Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) looks at Building Tomorrow, showcasing its latest machines and integrated services.

Demonstrating the breadth of the Volvo Group, Volvo CE will be joined at bauma 2019 by sister companies Volvo Penta, Volvo Trucks and Volvo Financial Services. The companies' participation at the show is much more than a static display - it's a live event. Under the theme of Building Tomorrow, Volvo's 2,293m2 indoor stand in Hall C6 and 5,870m2 outdoor stand at FM714 will be a non-stop interactive performance featuring the complete product and service portfolio, for today, tomorrow and well into the future. 

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Volvo Construction Equipment sees sales up 27 percent in 2018

Supported by a fourth quarter that saw sales up 21% and deliveries increase by 24%, Volvo Construction Equipment ended its strongest year ever buoyed by good demand from all major regions and all industrial segments.

Volvo Construction Equipment ended 2018 strongly, the company says that it not only posted its best set of annual financial results ever, but also helped parent company the Volvo Group achieve record results. Growth in both machine and service businesses, and increased demand from construction, infrastructure and mining in all major markets, helped Volvo CE deliver strong improvements in sales, operating income and order intake.

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Volvo Group Venture Capital invests in wireless electric charging

Volvo Group Venture Capital is constantly on the look-out for new investments with innovative and entrepreneurial companies supporting the Volvo Group business and its transformation - especially in the areas of electromobility, autonomous vehicles and connectivity. – Volvo Group

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB, a subsidiary of the Volvo Group, announced an investment in Momentum Dynamics Inc - a leading company in high power wireless charging of electric vehicles.

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Watch this: Xploring 3Zeros 10X – Volvo CE presents innovative technology initiatives in conjunction with Ocean Race stopover

Volvo CE held technology presentations in conjunction with the Newport stopover of the 2017–2018 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, May 17–20, 2018. The Volvo Ocean Race is a gruelling international competition in which sailing teams compete in a race around the world over the course of nine months.

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Ocean Summit sponsored by the Volvo Group spotlights the problem of plastic in the world’s oceans

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Credit: Jesus Renedo/Volvo Ocean Race

Ocean debris – particularly ocean plastic – was the focal point of the Ocean Summit sponsored by the Volvo Group. The summit took place in conjunction with the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport, Rhode Island. Along with the Volvo Group, the  summit was sponsored by 11th Hour Racing, the Mirpuri Foundation, AkzoNobel, the Ocean Family Foundation, Bluewater and Stena Recycling. The official partner in Newport is Sail Newport, a nonprofit organization that promotes easy and affordable access to sailing.

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Ocean Summit Sponsored by Volvo Group to Focus on Plastic Pollution

The Volvo Group is sponsoring an Ocean Summit during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport, Rhode Island, to educate attendees about ocean health issues, with a focus on plastic pollution. The summit, scheduled for Friday, May 18, is also sponsored by 11th Hour Racing, the Mirpuri Foundation, AkzoNobel, the Ocean Family Foundation, Bluewater and Stena Recycling. The official stopover partner in Newport is Sail Newport, a nonprofit organization that promotes easy and affordable access to sailing.

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Volvo Trucks presents second electric truck model in three weeks

all-electric Volvo FE model

Just three weeks after the unveiling of Volvo Trucks' first all-electric truck, the Volvo FL Electric, the company is expanding its product range with yet another electric truck. The Volvo FE Electric is designed for heavier city distribution and refuse transport operations with gross weights of up to 27 tonnes. Sales will commence in Europe in 2019.

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