Shown here underneath The Shard is the first Euro-6 vehicle to enter service for London Linen, a 7.5 tonne Iveco Eurocargo supplied by Fraikin. The truck, provided under a five-year contract hire agreement, will be used for delivery and collection of linen to high-end restaurants across the capital. It features a customised body with rear and side shutters to aid loading and unloading and ensure even load distribution across the axles.
IVECO has revealed its S-WAY truck at an event in Madrid (2 July), heralding the introduction of a new series of heavy trucks.
MAN Truck and Bus UK CEO Des Evans believes the 2013 CV Show is the most important in its 35-year history as it will provide a vital wake up call to operators on the transition to Euro-6.
Truck makers to opt for hydrogen fuel cell technology ahead of tough new EU emission targets, says report
Truck manufacturers are investing in hydrogen fuel-cell technology to develop zero-emissions trucks in order to avoid paying hefty penalties for non-compliance with carbon-emission reduction targets from 2025, according to a report by credit rating firm Fitch Ratings.