With a view to creating new multi-energy solutions for the transportation of cargo and passengers, IVECO is advancing in the presentation of the S-Way CNG project. The truck in its diesel version is currently manufactured in Brazil and work is already underway to add the NGV version. Marketing is expected to begin in mid-2024.
The company announced that it has been awarded a development program contract by a global heavy truck manufacturer to adapt its Next Generation LNG HPDI fuel system to meet the Euro 7 emissions requirements for heavy-duty vehicle applications. The value of the development program is estimated to be USD 33 million.
The new biomethane engines were announced at last year’s IAA fair, but when they arrived, they came with a twist – they are now paired with two-thirds of the successful Super-based powertrain. The trio – the new engines plus the G25 gear-boxes and axles from the diesel sibling – work so well together that fuel savings of 5% in long-haul are noted and confirmed.
With this milestone, Ashok Leyland becomes the first Indian OEM to unveil an in-house LNG engine compliant with BSVI Stage II emission standards. It also further strengthens its extensive product portfolio by venturing into the alternative fuel segment, setting new standards in the Indian commercial vehicle industry.
IVECO Bus announced in 2022 the production of the 17-210G chassis at its factory in Córdoba. It is the first CNG bus manufactured in Argentina. Now, the first units of this chassis arrived at Andes Motor Peru to be bodyworked and subsequently carry out the tests in view of a potential demand in local urban transport.
The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Mining of the province of Córdoba, Eduardo Accastello, visited the Iveco plant in the city of Córdoba, where the new Euro 6 natural gas urban and interurban bus is being produced. With the six-cylinder option, the vehicle offers a range of 250 km, while with the nine-cylinder version it reaches 300 km.
The company is exhibiting its Green Efficiency line model, a G 410 A6x2 powered by CNG, has 8 118-liter natural gas tanks, which guarantees excellent autonomy. It also stands out for having a robust front and steel bumper with tow hook included. Visitors can also see on display the 450 kVA OC16 natural gas power generation engine.
The ground-breaking pick-up was revealed at Toyota Manufacturing UK’s (TMUK) vehicle plant in Derby, England, where it has been developed in a joint project with consortium partners (Ricardo, ETL, D2H Advanced Technologies, Thatcham Research and additional support from Toyota Motor Corporation), supported by UK Government funding.
The motto of the 31st Aapresid (Argentine Association of Direct Seed Producers) Congress was “C, element of life”, in reference to Carbon and the keys to improve soils and fight climate change. For this reason, New Holland saw the great opportunity to present the T6 Methane Power tractor, which “has been generating a furor in the country” for its benefits.
Volvo Trucks North America is working with Linde Canada in an exclusive, one-time pilot, importing five Volvo FH LNG powered trucks to Canada. By integrating these trucks into its operations, Linde aims to capture the performance, CO2 emission reductions, and other operational benefits of LNG in its long-haul operations.