Iveco has unveiled its Euro-6 Eurocargo line up, which follows the Italian manufacturer’s SCR-only policy, with larger four and six-cylinder engines and up to 11,000 ex-factory variations of engine, transmission and chassis options. There is no Stralis-style facelift: the new Eurocargo looks the same as Euro-5 models, inside and out. In the transition to Euro-6 the four- and six-cylinder Tector engines have gained extra swept volume, taking them from 3.9 litres to 4.5 litres and from 5.9 litres to 6.7 […]
Fowler Welch MD Nick Hay has strong views on fleet replacement cycles and the switch to Euro-6 as he explains to Steve Hobson Fowler Welch runs a fleet of 400 units and 800 trailers from 10 sites around the UK. Best known as a chilled operator, it dropped the ‘Coolchain’ from its public name in 2011 as it expanded into ambient distribution and today around 30% of its revenues come from the ambient side of the business.
Heavy vehicle manufacturers will not be ready to end the sale of new diesel HGVs by 2040 and the government must relax its timetable, according to CV leaser Dawsongroup.
Hermes has ordered 30 compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) IVECO Stralis NPs after a successful six-month trial.