The Volvo FMX masters the heaviest operations. With the ability to handle gross vehicle weight of up to 50 tonnes, it meets all the demands you may have on a mining truck. A board range of drivelines, chassis and cabs means it is easy to find a solution that exactly matches your operating requirements.
This is truck that really likes to work. Behind the wheel your driver will appreciate the superb driving properties. A dependable and steady flow of power uphill and massive breaking power downhill evens out the gradients. The engine’s power is available virtually from idling speed, which ensures excellent starting traction. This power stay with you throughout – maximum torque is available high up the rev range.
Veb+ delivers extremely high breaking effect Volvo’s patented engine brakes, Volvo engine brake (VEB) and further-enhanced VEB+, are custom-made for heavy duties. You get high breaking affect even at low speeds, which means that most of the breaking work can actually be handled by VEB/VEB+.
Volvo’s wide range of gearboxes offer exceptional driveability, low power losses and long service life. Easy-change manual gearboxes - low noise and smooth to operate. Powertronic - a fully automatic planetary transmission. Torque converter for secure starts and smooth gear changed under all conditions. New i-shift with built-in intelligence offers premium convenience and driveability
Volvo rear axles combine high strength with low weight. Differential lock is fitted as standard. Tandem axles have and additional differential lock between the axles. Extremely durable hub-reduction axles, optimized for small drive losses. Maintenance-free wheel bearings and long oil-change intervals reduce service costs.
It’s always about maximizing your payload. And it all begins with a wide, parallel and uniformly high frame that provides a stable backbone on which to build. The chassis layout is standardized to assist bodybuilding in every aspect
Front axles are available in a choice of several heights, each dimensioned for different axle loads. If you choose a high chassis and straight front axle for your Volvo FMX, you get a chassis with extremely high ground clearance and generous approach angle
Volvo The more your drivers like being behind the wheel, the better they will drive. This simple approach was the basis to design of our FMX cabs. Form and fungtion go hand. Every single detail i designed to offer you maximum comfort and safety. The instrument panel is gently curved and all controls are positioned within easy reach.
Volvo’s safety cab is regarded as the safest workplace in the truck world. The cab is made of high-strength steel, with the frame forming a robust safety cage. Volvo FMX cabs complies with the stringent Swedish impact tests as well as our very own barrier collision test, which simulates a collision with another truck