Volvo EX2 Electric Compact Excavator
There is some good news for the construction industry, as Volvo introduced it's all new 100 %, electric compact excavator. Volvo EX 2 is a fully electric compact excavator that delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher efficiency, 10 times lower noise levels and reduced total cost of ownership.
EX 2 is a fully electric machine which uses two lithium ion batteries of the total power of 38 Kwh, The two batteries generate that much power in which EX2 can work for continuous right hours. The hydraulic architecture has also been replaced with electric architecture which incorporates electromechanical linear actuators that help to optimize the transmission chain. Removing the hydraulic system and the combustion engine, as well as reducing the cooling needs, has led to significantly lower noise levels.