Volvo Trucks launched two new large capacity five-axle dump trucks for various mining applications viz, the FMX 520 10x4 dump truck with 26.1 cu m body and FMX 480 10x4 dump truck with 24 cu m body.
Volvo Trucks is the only manufacturer to offer a higher capacity five-axle mining dump trucks in India which is based on the successful and globally proven Volvo´s FMX platform. These new high capacity dump trucks are being introduced to enhance the productivity in line with the increasing demands of coal production. The FMX 520 10x4 dump truck offers a 33 per cent higher capacity and the FMX 480 10X4 offers a 28 per cent higher capacity compared to the current 8X4 solutions available in the market. Volvo Trucks also showcased a highly customised coal haulage solution with 33 cu m bodies which is the largest coal haulage truck in the Indian market along with their flagship model the FMX 440 8x4I shift.