Trucks India, a division of VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd (VECV)showcased two of
their latest industry-leading trucks at the recently concluded Excon 2021 held
in mid May 2022, the Volvo FMX 500 8x4 off-road dump truck and Volvo FM 420 8x4
23 Cu.M construction tipper.
two products are part of Volvo FM & FMX range of trucks that deliver high
productivity and efficiency by combining unmatched safety, excellent driver
comfort and enhanced connectivity features.
Trucks India has a very strong presence across coal over burden removal
projects and in other mining applications including Iron ore, Bauxite and
Manganese. Volvo FMX 500 is a completely new off-road dump truck solution, with
improved load carrying capacities, which will further strengthen productivity
in the mining sector.
FM420 is the latest in the FM series, which will furtherre define the transport
solutions for road construction, irrigation, and quarry operations. Both these
products are fully connected with Volvo Connect that empowers customers with
the most relevant information in real-time to enhance operational efficiency,
uptime, and productivity.
Dinakar, EVP, Volvo Trucks India said, “We are happy to present Volvo Trucks
solutions at Excon 2022. It is a great opportunity to showcase our
industry-defining trucks and solutions, as well as engage with potential
customers and other important stakeholders.
Trucks continues to further its promise to keep driving progress through
excellent products and innovative solutions. The improved Volvo Connect
solution aims to deliver higher uptime and productivity for our customers.
Backed by world-class service, Volvo Trucks India now has a wider range of
transport solutions to cater to the unique and demanding requirements of
various applications in India as both mining and construction segments pick-up
VOLVO FMX 500
Volvo FMX 500 8x4 off-road dump truck comes with a body builder module ECU that
prevents the truck from exceeding 5 kmph speed when the dump body is in raised
position, thus preventing accidents at the dump yard. Volvo Dynamic Steering
(VDS) ensures that the truck is stable even while carrying heavy payloads and
elevates the driving experience to a completely new level. The new driver cabin
gives the best working environment and enhances driver productivity.
latest engine management system, better gearshift programming and subtle design
improvements in the engine will improve fuel-economy. This truck has been
designed to run round the clock and the 405-litre fuel tank ensures that the
trucks maximise their time in operation.With a 15% increase in payload
capacity, FMX 500 8x4 off-road dump truck is designed to deliver superior
VOLVO FM 420
Volvo FM 420 8x4 23 Cu.M construction tipper is powered by a 13-litre engine
that generates 420 HP @ 1400-1800 rpm and peak torque of 2100 Nm @ 860-1400
rpm. The engine delivers maximum power over a wider rpm range and peak torque
is available as low as 860 rpm, which leads to an improved average vehicle
speed with lower fuel consumption. The engine management system has been
upgraded from version 2.2 to 2.4 along with several design improvements that
facilitate optimal fuel efficiency.
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