The FMX 520 10x4 and FMX 480 10x4 dump trucks were launched at the five-day ongoing Excon, which is touted as South Asia's largest exhibition on construction equipment and technology.

Volvo Trucks is the only manufacturer to offer a higher capacity 5-axle mining dump trucks in India, which is based on the successful and globally-proven Volvo's FMX platform, the company said in a statement.

The new high-capacity dump trucks are being introduced to enhance productivity in line with rising demand of coal production, it said. The FMX 520 10x4 dump truck offers 33 percent higher capacity than the current 8X4 solutions available in the market while the FMX 480 10X4 handles capacity 28 percent more, the auto maker said.

Volvo Trucks also showcased a highly customised coal haulage solution with 33 cubic metre bodies -- the largest coal haulage truck in the Indian market -- along with the flagship model, the FMX 440 8x4I shift.