Volvo CE: Construction goes electric… shhhh
“It’s amazing how comfortable the machines are by taking noise and vibration away.”
You’re about to walk past roadworks on your street, ready to throw your hands up over your ears - when you realize you don’t have to stop your conversation. In fact, you can even hear the birds singing. Bliss.
This is the promise of the electric construction vehicle. Although essential, the construction industry has a big impact on both climate and noise pollution, so Volvo Construction Equipment is leading the charge in turning the industry green.
Setting up at Volvo CE’s North American Customer Center, we meet Dave Vandersleen, Ray Gallant and Lars Arnold. Find out how these electric machines actually feel better, more reactive and stronger than their predecessors. Hear the impressive ECR25 compact excavator gearing up. And find out why these machines are being used in zoos - one of many unique and unexpected applications.
We also hear from Mark Lobo, who heads PTC’s Windchill product lifecycle management division. He explains how Windchill allows Volvo CE to manage its complex vehicle development process.
Find out more about Volvo Construction Equipment here.
Find out more about Windchill here.
Your host is Paul Haimes from industrial software company PTC.
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This is an 18Sixty production for PTC. Executive producer is Jacqui Cook. Sound design and editing by Ollie Guillou. Location recording by Rachel McDevitt. Music by Rowan Bishop.