Spain’s Acotral Opts for IVECO Stralis NP

| Spain: Malaga

IVECO Stralis NP 400 - ACOTRALAcotral, a Spanish freight transport company based in Antequera (Malaga), has reinforced its commitment to sustainability with the acquisition of ten new units of the natural gas powered IVECO Stralis NP 400. The company conducts 6,000 average daily services and has a fleet of 1,600 owned vehicles which it uses to develop its activity across southern Europe and in Morocco. Read more »

UK’s Cadent Flags Interest in IVECO Daily CNG Vans

| United Kingdom: Basildon

IVECO Daily for CadentCadent, the UK’s largest gas distribution network serving 11 million homes and an adopter of IVECO conventional fuel Daily vans, has signalled it’s intention to explore using CNG-powered vehicles for future fleet replacements – with IVECO’s gas models forming a key part of the International Van of the Year 2018-winning Daily Blue Power range. Read more »

GASNAM Recognises NGV Leaders in Spain

| Spain: Madrid

GASNAM awardees 2018As part of the 6th GASNAM Conference, awards have been bestowed upon Spain’s most outstanding companies, institutions and projects in the promotion and diffusion of natural gas as sustainable energy in maritime and land transport. Recipients include SEAT, Iveco, El País and the Basque Government. Read more »

IVECO takes Natural Gas Powered Vehicles to Intermat 2018

| Italy: Turin and France: Paris

IVECO_truck rangeIVECO is using Intermat 2018 in Paris later this month to showcase its range of natural gas powered vehicles for the Road Building, Urban Construction and Recycling sectors. The Italian vehicle manufacturer says their range answers French President Macron’s call for the conversion of the country’s heavy truck fleets to gas at the European Commission’s High-level Conference on Financing Sustainable Growth held in Brussels on March 22nd 2018: “It is also about committing resolutely to a transformation of the transport sector, through a widespread use of electric and hydrogen vehicles and the conversion of heavy freight to gas.” Read more »

IVECO CNG-Powered Dailys Replace Diesel for Northern Gas Networks

| United Kingdom: Basildon

IVECO 3.5 tonne Daily Natural PowerNorthern Gas Networks, a natural gas distributor for northern Cumbria, the North-East and parts of Yorkshire in the United Kingdom, has boosted its green credentials with additional IVECO Daily Natural Power LCVs. These CNG-powered Daily chassis cabs will be utilised for their emergency repair fleet, replacing diesel vehicles. Read more »

London Timber Supplier Adds First Gas-powered HD Truck

| United Kingdom: Basildon

IVECO Stralis NP for Lawsons in UK (2)Lawsons, the largest family owned independent timber, building materials and fencing merchant in London and the South East, has taken delivery of its first natural gas-powered heavy truck. They have added a 26-tonne IVECO Stralis NP running on compressed natural gas (CNG) to their 90-strong fleet. Read more »

BMW Tests LNG-Fuelled Lorries

| Germany, Regensburg

BMW tests Iveco LNGThe logistics department of the BMW Group Regensburg plant has now completed a pilot trial in which a truck with the alternative drive was part of the real supply chain for two weeks. Their conclusions: long range, less pollutants, quieter operation — these are the advantages of trucks powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Read more »

Seven IVECO Stralis NPs for UK Haulage Company

| United Kingdom, Basildon

Iveco Stralis NPs for H Parkinson Haulage in UKUK transportation company H Parkinson Haulage, from Preston in Lancashire, has taken delivery of its first IVECO vehicles – seven Stralis NP 4×2 tractor units. The compressed biomethane-powered trucks will be used on high-mileage contracts with each vehicle expected to cover more than 350,000 km every year. Read more »

Spain’s Transportes Agustín Martínez Expands Natural Gas Fleet

| Spain, Madrid

IVECO Stralis NP 400 GNL for Agustin MartinezSpanish freight transporter Transportes Agustín Martínez is firmly committed to road transport vehicles powered by natural gas. 17% of its current fleet uses natural gas. To these vehicles are now added two new IVECO Stralis NP (Natural Power) units. Iveco says the heavy duty model delivers the same power as its diesel equivalent. Read more »