The ECR88D short swing radius compact excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) beat thousands of international products and wowed a panel of design experts to win an esteemed iF product design award. The internationally renowned quality label recognizes outstanding design achievement - and has been doing so for more than 60 years. Only the very best designs, in 17 categories, managed to convince the international jury - and this year 3,249 products were entered from around the world. The machine - which is designed for use in confined areas - was awarded the prestigious prize in category 1: transportation design and special v
Held nearby Brisbane, Australia, on 22 and 23 October, the Asia Pacific final of Volvo Trucks’ 2013 Fuelwatch competition was won by Grant Morice. The Australian truck driver, who could capatilise on his home advantage, was awarded for being the most fuel efficient amongst the participants from all over Asia Pacific in the on-road competition. Youngki Park from Korea triumphed in the affiliated off-road competition.
A total of 13 drivers had been invit