Volvo Truck Driven by a Hamster Is One Extreme Stunt

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Everybody who's ever tried to drive a truck knows it's as complicated as juggling flaming chainsaws. Heavy steering, too many gears, complicated electronics and a cab that rolls around like a boat.
As a testament to their engineering skills and the new Dynamic Steering system, Volvo is systematically proving that their latest FMX truck is nothing like that. Despite being specifically built for tough jobs like road construction or mines, it's dead-easy to drive.

A hamster called Charlie has been assigned the task of steering the 15-ton FMX using a makeshift hamster wheel which appears to be made from the casing of a air conditioning fan. Using a carrot, a man baits the hamster in the direction the FMX needs to turn through frankly one of the most dangerous roads we've ever seen.

A man driving a 15 ton truck using a hamster – if that isn't the perfect internet viral video…

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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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