- The company unveiled its medium-duty EC200E excavator and electric compact wheel loaders & excavators at the Bauma trade show.
- The launch of the new products highly diversifies the company’s product offerings.
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), a renowned construction equipment manufacturing unit of the Volvo Group, has reportedly unveiled the company’s latest earth moving equipment offerings at the Bauma trade fair in Munich, Germany.
Reports cite, the company unveiled a diverse range of excavators & wheel loaders at the event, including its light to medium-duty crawler excavator, CE200E and two zero-emissions electric compact machines; the L25 wheel loader & the ECR25 excavator.
According to a press release by Volvo CE, the zero-emissions machines are the first to be unveiled from the company’s latest line of electric compact wheel loaders & excavators. The machines are capable of operating at considerably lower noise levels, require less maintenance and boast of improved efficiency & reduced operating costs in comparison to the conventional equipment.
Meanwhile, the larger EC200E is a new size class in the company’s North America crawler-excavator portfolio. It sits between the Volvo EC220E and the Volvo EC160E and was designed specifically for customers that are looking for a light or a medium-duty excavator. The EC200E boasts of 32 feet, 9-inch max digging reach and 22 feet, 3-inch max digging depth with a 16,138-pound lifting capacity.
The Product Manager, Excavators, Volvo Construction Equipment, Sung Sook Kim stated that the EC200E’s price point & size make it an ideal option for equipment rental yards as well as for owners of small-scale fleets who are looking to move up a level to be able to take on larger projects, especially in the construction segment.
According to reports, though not as eco-friendly as the electric machines, the EC200E comes with Volvo’s Fuel Efficiency Guarantee and if the machine fails to adhere to its advertised productivity & fuel consumption levels, Volvo CE would be reimbursing the owners a portion of the extra fuel used.