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Commercial Vehicle Hydraulics supplies new tractor units to Collins

06 January, 2022

Commercial Vehicle Hydraulics has supplied Collins Earthworks with two FH13 540 6x4 heavy haulage chassis to add to the five new Volvo FMX 500 Globetrotter 6x4 tractor units for operation with ejector trailers from its headquarters in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

Among the first new model FMX tractors delivered in the UK – they each benefit from the latest cab design offering superior comfort, agility and durability, with distinctive V-shaped LED headlamps with headlamp protectors, new anti-slip footsteps and a striking digital dashboard display.

The two FH13 6x4 tractor units are powered by Volvo’s proven D13K engine generating 540 hp and 2600 Nm of torque, driven through a 12-speed automated I-Shift 60 tonne rated gearbox. The transmission has also been specified with construction and off-road gear changing software.

Safer stopping

Volvo Engine Brake makes stopping safer and easier D13K-375kW/D16-500kW. Bogie reinforcement for Heavy haulage with GCW 100, 70 tonne front towing device and Jost EVHD85 Sliding 5th wheel make this a highly effective heavy haulage machine.

Inside the new FH heavy haulage cab, Collins Earthworks has specified a range of options packs and extras which adds key features including leather seats, double bunk, left turn and reversing camera – while the exterior is enhanced with Alcoa Dura-Bright alloy wheels, LED lights, factory air deflector kit and a raft of Kelsa products.

The five FMX tractor units are powered by Volvo’s proven D13K engine generating 500 hp and 2500 Nm of torque, driven through a 12-speed automated I-Shift gearbox. The transmission has also been specified with construction gear changing software, which helps the trucks adapt to unique situations faced by vehicles in this sector, while the Volvo Engine Brake makes stopping safer and easier.

Inside the new FMX cab, Collins Earthworks has specified a range of options packs and extras which adds key features including leather seats, fridgefreezer, microwave and reversing camera – while the exterior is enhanced with Alcoa Dura-Bright alloy wheels, air horns, factory air deflector kit and a Kelsa lightbar.



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