may 28, 2018 - Iveco

IVECO BUS wins new contract to supply 150 natural gas buses for a cleaner Paris

Parisian transport operator, RATP (Régie Autonome des Trasports Parisiens) has awarded #iveco #bus a tender to deliver 150 Urbanway Natural Power buses from 2019 as part of the French city’s #bus 2025 plan to replace its entire fleet with non-polluting vehicles.

IVECO #bus, a brand of #cnhindustrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) has won a contract to supply RATP (the state-owned Parisian public transport operator) with its 18-metre articulated buses, designed to run on compressed natural #gas or biomethane. This contract follows that of 2014 for some 1,000 buses, and is testament to the validity of the #iveco #bus solution for sustainable mobility.  

IVECO #bus is the European leader in natural #gas powered buses with some 6,000 in operation to date. The buses, manufactured at #iveco BUS’s plant in Annonay, France, are environmentally friendly, cost efficient and are powered by the state-of-the-art natural #gas Cursor 8 NP engine manufactured by CNH Industrial’s powertrain business, FPT Industrial, at its Bourbon-Lancy site in France. More than 1,000 Cursor 8 NP engines are manufactured here annually for use in transport and industry throughout the world.

The Urbanway buses can run on biomethane, produced from waste, which guarantees a neutral carbon footprint and simultaneously offers a wealth of other environmental benefits -  improved air quality, noise reduction and more efficient waste management - to public transport authorities and major cities in the fight to provide a cleaner urban landscape.

IVECO #bus, through its Research and Development center in Vénissieux, France, and RATP are committed to working on solving some of the key environmental issues facing urban areas.

London, May 23, 2018

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