Watch this: Tower of trucks travels through tempest
Volvo Trucks' new lineup in Europe is stacked
What do you do when you release a new lineup of not one, but four new trucks? Volvo Trucks decided to stack them up – literally.
Watch a tower consisting of the new Volvo FMX, FH, FH16 and FM, recently unveiled for the European market, travel through a rainstorm with Volvo Trucks President Roger Alm standing on top.
The film was shot in late 2019 near Gothenburg, Sweden. Both the truck tower and the majority of the visual effects are real, including the smoke and lights.
"It took about a month to design and build the tower and make sure it was safe to drive. Essentially, this was made possible thanks to the sturdy construction truck, the Volvo FMX, and its new 38-tonne bogie being able to carry the weight of the others. But it also required a steady speed and course, accomplished by the Volvo Dynamic Steering technology and a skilled truck driver," said Markus Wikström, engineer at Volvo Trucks and part of the engineering team behind the tower.
Watch a behind the scenes making-of video below.