• 24-SEP-2008

Volvo Construction Equipment Develops World's First Hybrid Wheel Loader

Volvo Group, known for equipping its vehicles across all divisions with hybrid technology, has now developed the world's first hybrid wheel loader. The vehicle offers up to 10% lower fuel consumption. Volvo Construction Equipment expects to be able to develop and improve the hybrid solution to further reduce fuel consumption. Production of the hybrid wheel loaders and the L220F model is expected during 2009 and deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2010. Available video includes shots of the L220F model.