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VCE Electric Site Scaled Demo

Volvo CE is making steady progress towards realizing their sustainable construction vehicle goals of zero accidents, zero emissions, zero unplanned stops and 10x increase in efficiency.

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Volvo Ocean Race event with VCE Scaled Site

Centered around the idyllic backdrop of Newport, Rhode Island, Volvo Construction Equipment (VCE) was presenting a testament to their dedication towards the advancement of the construction industry. Over two days clients, customers and employees of VCE were exposed to tangible examples of how the company is continuing to be an innovation leader.   VCE is […]

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Volvo CE Innovation Conference 2017

Volvo CE held the yearly Innovation Conference in Eskilstuna early September. The intentions with this conference were for all participants to share competence, experience and knowledge by networking and creating together. The event covers different views of innovation and participants were given the opportunity to contribute with ideas, collaborate, connect and learn more.  Hosted in the […]

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Systems Engineering “in real life” at Volvo Construction Equipment

“Systems Engineering is about simplifying the problem, without taking away what is important. You cannot manage all the complexity at once”. A great lesson for our MT2530 Systems Engineering students that today visited VCE facilities in Braås. The concept of ‘articulated hauler’ was invented in Braås more than 50 years ago, in 1966. The site has […]

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Let the machines talk! Towards data-driven product development

Leonardo da Vinci is remembered in history as a “universal genius”, he was an artist, a scientist, a mathematician and an engineer. He generated a huge amount of  ideas and sketches of  revolutionary concepts in his days. Although, almost none of these became reality. Why was it like that? What is the reason that brilliant ideas […]

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Volvo CE Exploration Forum 2016 – Innovation Conference coming up

Volvo CE held the Innovation Conference XPLORATION FORUM 2016 in Eskilstuna early September, effectively displaying Volvo Concept Lab. Being closely involved in the innovation model research and development, several PDRL researchers took part. The meeting brought together researchers, engineers and innovators in the VCE network in order to share, learn, inspire, and connect. A poster […]

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Urban Mining as a Case for PSS

ABSTRACT Reports about the depletion and pollutant of the earth by human interference and the increasing need for urbanised areas require us to think differently about how we go about achieving this increased urbanisation. In this context, urban mining, where demolition sites are mined for increased recycling and value extraction. Due to high specialisation of […]

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Prototype discussions in video conference.

Human-machine interaction in autonomous mode

How can automated machines and humans work efficiently in the same area – at same time building trust between each other – without any risk for the humans and without any unplanned downtime for the machines? That is the challenge for this year’s Volvo CE ME310 project with BTH and Stanford University.

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Volvo CE Specialist & iCoach days 2015

The yearly gathering of global innovation coaches (iCoaches) and specialists took place for some days in Eskilstuna. The Munktell Museum provided an excellent back-drop, and inspiration, with the 180 year industrial history behind Volvo Construction Equipment. The BTH research team of Professor Tobias Larsson, and Assistant Professor Christian Johansson (boosted also with entrepreneur Sebastian Sjöberg) supported VCE within […]

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