Video: Watch this Volvo truck drive up a quarry road using hamster-powered steering

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Volvo Trucks enlists the help of Charlie the hamster to steer a FMX construction truck.

Volvo Trucks has been producing some of the most interesting and thrilling commercials around as of late, and this new one involves a live hamster. While you may wonder how could a hamster and a dump truck could be exciting, just know this ain’t a Kia Soul commercial: the Swedish truck company enlists the help of a hamster named Charlie to steer an FMX construction truck up a winding road in Ourence, Spain. From the bottom of a quarry. We are not kidding you.

All we ask is that you watch the commercial below to see how it all goes down. If you like what you see, you can then check out a bonus ‘behind the scenes’ video and press release for details about how Volvo Trucks prepared for the stunt.

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