Brocklebank & Co Demolition has added 12 Volvo FMX tippers to its muckaway fleet.

The family-run firm has a long history of running Volvos.

However, for the past two years it has been running vehicles from a rival manufacturer.

The FMX 8x4s are powered by a 12.8-litre Euro 6 diesel engine. 

As a result, they generate up to 420hp and 2,100Nm of torque. 

In addition, they are driven through Volvo’s I-Shift automated 12-speed transmission. 

Specifically, the gearbox features enhanced software for construction and off-road applications.

Owner Nick Brocklebank was delighted with the switch back to Volvo FMX tippers.

“In years gone by we’ve been predominantly Volvo.

“So we’re very happy to be going back to them for this order. 

Meanwhile, it’s certainly proved a popular decision with the drivers.”

“We’ve always been pleased with the back up we received from the team at Crossroads. 

“Also, the product is very good, with the new model just taking things up to that next level.”

Specifically, the new Volvo FMX tippers are built for the toughest conditions and most demanding assignments. 

As a result, it been designed to give a superior combination of agility, visibility and durability.

The trucks are specified with Volvo’s X-High Chassis and paired them with Thompson steel tipper bodywork. 

Meanwhile, they each benefit from the latest cab design offering superior comfort.

Furthermore, there are other eye-catching features such as V-shaped LED headlamps and a digital dashboard display.

The new FMX cabs also benefit from a leather steering wheel, DAB radio, rear window. 

Meanshile, there are two roof-mounted amber beacons to improve safety and visibility.

The trucks will be in operation between five to six days a week. 

As a result, they are expected to clock-up between 70-80,000km a year. 

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