Volvo Trucks 10×4 Dump Truck launched to be used for mining operations in India
Swedish truck and bus manufacturers Volvo has launched their new 45 tonne capacity FM 480 10×4 Dump Truck which will be used specially for deep…
The Volvo FM480 is the largest truck to be launched in India and expected to be a major record breaker in the mining industry. It is built on the Volvo FM13 platform through the Volvo Eicher joint venture, the new dump truck was launched in Bengaluru at a price of Rs.1.08 crores (Ex-showroom). This multi axle truck is the largest mining truck Volvo has ever introduced in the country.
It is powered by a 13 liter Volvo D1 3A480 engine that helps to generate 480 hp, 2400 Nm torque and a power to weight ratio of 7.38 with 24 M3 struck volume. It is this power to weight ratio that offers enhanced speed that leads to better productivity while low kerb weight ensures better fuel efficiency.