The award, presented in France, specifically relates to the popular model’s ‘Blue Power’ range, including an electric version, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Euro 6 compliant diesel variant.
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We are yet to see any offering from the Iveco Daily Blue Power range in Australia, however I recently had a drive of the CNG powered version in Europe and can report that it was just as sprightly as a diesel-powered Daily, but without the diesel smell/emissions.
Announced at the Solutrans international trade exhibition, Iveco and the Daily are no strangers to the coveted International Van of the Year Award – the model has taken the accolade three times since 1992.
A 25-member jury found the Iveco product stood out for its technical innovation, sustainable solutions and efficient running costs.
In particular, the Daily picked up extra credit for offering the market a highly sustainable choice of efficient and viable power solutions that reduce the operator’s environmental impact.
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