Launched earlier this year at Bauma Munich, Volvo CE is now proudly showing its new, super-quiet ECR25 Electric compact excavator in action. The machine boasts reduced energy costs, improved efficiency and less maintenance, compared to their conventional counterparts. From mid-2020, Volvo CE will begin to launch its range of electric compact excavators (EC15 to EC27), stopping new diesel engine-based development of these models.
Tom Stone is Editor of the iVT brand – which includes digital and print editions of a quarterly magazine, Off-Highway Annual, and the Advanced Lift-truck supplement, as well as ivtinternational.com, which is updated daily. Tom has met and interviewed some of the world's leading industrial vehicle OEM presidents, CEOs and MDs, and takes great pride in cementing iVT's place as the leading forum for debate within the industry, a reputation that his been built up over the brand's 25-year history.