The history of the articulated dump truck

Articulated dump trucks have a history that goes back to 1950s England when a farmer joined two Fordson tractors using a hydraulic turntable.

Volvo first marketed this four-wheel-drive articulated hauler in 1966 as a DR 631
Volvo first marketed this four-wheel-drive articulated hauler in 1966 as a DR 631

Construction Equipment Guide.com has the full history of the articulated dump truck that took off when Volvo first marketed a four-wheel-drive articulated hauler in 1966.

But the article is not all history: it reports the trend to larger trucks with sales of trucks in the 35-ton range almost doubling in the last decade, especially in the US where it is easier to transport large machines long distances.

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