GBM buys Volvo truck

By Christian Shelton10 August 2018

UK demolition and waste management company GBM Demolition has taken delivery of its first-ever Volvo truck: an FH16-650 6x4 tractor unit.

The vehicle is suitable for operations up to 120 tonnes and will be used on the company’s heavy haulage side, transporting diggers, crushers and mobile screening equipment for its demolition division.

It was supplied by Crossroads Truck and Bus in Lincoln. The double drive prime mover is fitted with a Globetrotter cab and is equipped with Volvo’s 12-speed I-Shift Crawler automated manual gearbox with multi-speed reverse gears.

GBM UK also specified a 3600mm wheelbase chassis, hub reduction drive axles; a ten-tonne front axle; and a FH front towing device and construction front bumper.

Inside the truck has Volvo’s Drive plus++ and Living packages, which includes a bed and a 33-litre fridge/freezer.


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