Volvo is among the most prominent heavy-duty vehicle manufacturers in the world.
In this latest video, a vlogger details a Volvo truck and interacts with the driver to know his experience. India relies heavily on its roadways. In fact, road transportation plays a key role in boosting the economy of the country. Being a vast land, railways are not able to penetrate the far-flung areas. There are various reasons for that. This includes infrastructural costs, topography, etc. That is why trucks play a crucial role in the transportation of raw materials from the hinterland to factories and finished goods from factories to the market. Here are the details of this Volvo truck.
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Vlogger Details Experience of Sitting in Volvo Truck
This post comes from Faiz Drive on YouTube. The vlogger interacts with the driver of the truck. This model is the Volvo FM 500. It has 10 tyres and a sleeper cabin for the driver. There are components in place to attach trailers at the front and rear. Essentially, it could be used to carry industrial equipment over long distances. In fact, it could even taken them months to cover just a few hundred kilometres because it is able to haul extraordinary loads. The cabin is full of ultra-modern amenities. At times, the drivers have to live in the truck for months on end. That is why the drivers get extremely attractive salary packages.
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Interior and Features
As the vlogger steps inside the truck, he is impressed by the amenities onboard. There are things like soft-touch materials on the dashboard, power windows, plenty of electronic controls, a sunroof (for emergency exit), a full-fledged bed, plenty of storage spaces, a 12-inch digital instrument cluster with loads of information about various aspects of the truck, AC, comfortable seating, touch-sensitive cabin lights, sun blinds, charging sockets, numerous safety features, and more. One feels like sitting in the cabin of a luxury car.
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Volvo FM 500
This monster comes with a 12.8-litre 6-cylinder direct injection diesel engine which generates 500 hp and 2,500 Nm of peak power and torque. There are 14 forward and 6 reverse gears in the automatic transmission. The engine comes with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology with an AdBlue tank to keep the emissions in check. Moreover, there is Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) to utilize the energy of the exhaust system. The chassis has high-strength steel and there is a hydraulic power steering. The fuel tank capacity is 680 litres and the AdBlue tank has a capacity of 64 litres.
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