Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) announces that Parker Hannifin, a global leader in motion and control technologies, will join the CE Dealer team (now renamed CE Dealer Team by Volvo Construction Equipment) – as a new partner for season two of the FIA World Rallycross (World RX) Championship.
- Parker Hannifin joins other partners (SSAB, CTEK & Engcon) and independent construction equipment dealers (Swecon, Ascendum and SMT) who partnered with the team in season 1 and remain as partners for season 2, as well as new dealer partner Babcock.
- The partners to the CE Dealer team by Volvo Construction Equipment have a shared ambition to drive sustainable change across the construction equipment industry and motorsport alike.
- The second season of the FIA World RX Championship kicks off in June 2023 in Portugal and concludes in November 2023 in Hong Kong.
The now renamed CE Dealer Team by Volvo Construction Equipment is committed to working with like-minded partners including Parker Hannifin to continue to drive change in motorsport and the construction industry.
This spirit for innovation is also demonstrated through the recent launch of the L120H Electric Conversion wheel loader – a 20-ton electric solution developed in partnership between Volvo CE and Parker.
The CE Dealer team by Volvo Construction Equipment will see Volvo CE play a more active role in helping to shape the team’s common goals towards a more diverse and sustainable future. Parker shares similar values with regards to both sustainability and diversity and believes that electromobility plays a key role in responding to our global climate challenge. With more than 100 years’ experience developing reliable and optimized solutions, Parker is accelerating the adoption of electrification and digitalization in vehicles.
The team’s race car will also benefit from an update, with a fresh look bringing it in line with a new modern design language for Volvo CE products, as shown on the L120 Electric Conversion wheel loader.
EXCITEMENT GROWS FOR SEASON 2
The 2023 season will begin in Montalegre, Portugal on June 3 and will continue with a packed schedule in some of the most renowned racing tracks across Norway, Sweden, UK, Benelux and Germany. World RX will then finish the season with new race locations in Cape Town, South Africa and Hong Kong, China.
For more information please visit https://www.fiaworldrallycross.com/world-rx/.