Volvo Trucks eyes the Construction Segment

The Volvo Trucks range of Solutions for Construction are the right answer for the road ahead which satisfies the higher demands for Productivity and Efficiency and opens up a new dimension in transport efficiency. Volvo Trucks is committed to be an integral part of the Construction business and provides customers with solutions that will accelerate the progress of their business.

Volvo Trucks in Construction i.e Road Construction, Irrigation, Quarry, Marble mirrors their long-term commitment and selective approach as they did in Mining, a commitment to offer modern trucks that will redefine the Indian trucking experience.

Globally Volvo trucks has a very strong presence and extremley rich experience and today that gives them access to best practices in construction which could be brought to India and leveraged for their customers. In the year 2016, they entered the Construction space very strategically and have seeded close to 100+ of our products in key construction businesses like Road Construction, Irrigation, Marble & Granite mining.

Like anywhere else in the world, in India Volvo Trucks competes in the premium European segment with an offering that maximizes productivity. Its is proven that investing in a Volvo Truck is the right decision as they provide some of the best TCO (total cost of ownership) through superior fuel economy, re-sale value and good aftermarket services.

Mr. Vinod Aggarwal, Managing Director & CEO, VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd said "The customers now are more conscious about the cost per ton and they care more about total cost of the ownership over its life-cycle. With progressive economic policies like GST, increased investments into infrastructure projects, there are more opportunities for Volvo trucks in India as customers are willing to opt for highly productive and efficient transport solutions. That is important for us as, for us at Volvo Trucks; all our offerings emerge from the customers' needs and end with their satisfaction with a focus on customers' success."

Volvo FMX - A true construction Truck

The most robust, dependable and high capacity tipper is a best-in-class solution when it comes to execute large construction projects in tough operating conditions. The superior engine technology and intelligent I-Shift transmission ensures high fuel efficiency and lowest cost per ton. A truck built for the toughest working conditions on earth. Swift, efficient transportation of large loads, without getting bogged down. And while the Volvo FMX is robust, it's also been developed to make driving construction applications easier and safer.

Volvo tractors with tip-trailers for large capacity applications

The big road and infrastructure projects require handling of large quantities of material over long distances in efficient manner. Each Volvo Tractor is built with enhanced features, strengthened chassis and a more powerful driveline configuration, to get the difficult job done quicker and easier. The large payload capacity can be attributed to the powerful Volvo engine, superior transmission and a weight optimized design.

Mr. Dinakar B, Senior Vice President - Sales, Marketing & Aftermarket, Volvo Trucks India, VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd said, "Today we have a range of solutions for Mining, Quarry, and Road Construction. It's a growing set of solutions, and we would keep adding to it. With the latest technologies, support network and a team of highly skilled employees, we are geared up to raise the current standards of productivity, efficiency and reliability in construction segment to support our customers in achieving higher operational efficiency and savings with timely delivery of projects."

What sets us apart?

  • Large capacity body, resulting in higher productivity
  • Powerful & fuel-efficient engine & matching driveline
  • Higher gradeability, better productivity and suitability for toughest applications
  • I-Shift transmission for heavy duty applications
  • Best-in-class FMX cabin
  • Dynafleet, Volvo Trucks Fleet management system - Shows you the way to a more profitable transport operation

Extreme work environment, the products need to handle extreme stress, contact with corrosive material and maximum payloads. In the construction business there is an extremely high demand for solutions that are efficient and deliver high productivity. There is a lot of pressure to increase the size of the project, by decreasing the time; hence efficiency and productivity play a very important role.

On our journey called progress, we are set to be a part of the exciting growth opportunity