Volvo Truck and Bus North and Scotland supplies Nelson with FM-500 car transporter

Commercial Motor
May 8, 2017

Nelson Car Transport of Kinross, Scotland has taken delivery of an FM-500 6x2 rigid car transporter from Volvo Truck and Bus North and Scotland.

The FM-500 comes with Volvo's low sleeper cab, 13-litre D13K engine that produces 500hp and I-Shift automated gearbox, with dash-mounted four button gear selection. It also features Volvo’s factory-fitted, 'Lite' pusher-axle, which helps increase payload figures on a wide number of chassis applications.

The low-roof cab means bodywork from Transport Engineering - designed to carry four cars on the 3900mm wheelbase - could be fitted. A close-coupled trailer from the same manufacturer is attached by a low-slung drawbar coupling.

There is also a 500-litre fuel tank, polished alloy wheels and fridge. Nelson Car Transport now operates four car transporter trucks in its five-strong fleet and director Chris Nelson said: "Despite us requiring a low flat roof, the FM cab is extremely comfortable and a good place to work or live in."

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