Turin, 6 December 2012 

Iveco and TNT Express Italy confirm their commitment to the  environment, signing a contract for the delivery of 115 Daily Natural Power vehicles by 2013.  The methane gas-powered vehicles will be used by TNT for its express courier activities in the  Rome area as well as other parts of Central Italy.

The supply of these vehicles will take place in several stages. The first and most significant  delivery of 66 vans is taking place at the Iveco “ Romana Diesel “dealership in Rome, the very  place where the commercial accord between TNT HDG and Future Service was signed.

TNT’s CEO Uffe Ekstedt and Director of Operations, Joost Bous will take part at the event  along with the General Manager for Iveco’s Italian Market, Andrea Bucci .

The Daily Natural Power is an efficient means of transport in terms of performance that is also  ecologically and economically competent.

The Natural Power version maintains the same high performance, power and torque of its  Diesel counterpart, while allowing for an estimated fuel cost reduction of 40%.

The vehicle also reduces CO 2 emissions by 5-8% resulting in a vehicle performance that  satisfies and surpasses the limits set by the Euro VI power legislation.

The noise levels are five decibels lower which results in 75% less overall audible perception and  improves on-board driver comfort. The “Recovery Mode” option makes it possible to switch the  power source to gas, allowing drivers to continue their journey in the event that the methane  finishes.

The vehicles are equipped with a new generation ESP (Electronic Stability Program) system  which includes an Anti-lock Braking System, Automated System Recovery and Hill Holder  technologies. The presence of the ESP system allows for a payload capacity of 90 kilograms  more than the Diesel version.

The collective emission reduction for this TNT fleet amounts to 370 tonnes of CO 2 per year.  This reduction is in line with TNT’s Corporate Sustainability policies which take an active role  and approach along with its multi-stakeholders to explore practical solutions to climate change  issues.

TNT Express Italy uses 2,900 vans for parcels delivery in Italy. An estimated 63% of these  vehicles are Euro IV and V compliant and 18% are Euro III compliant. The company renewed 8%  of its fleet in 2011.

The CEO of TNT Express Italy, Uffe Ekstedt expressed his satisfaction at the event saying,  “Iveco and TNT have experienced the successful testing of the European Citylog Project which  is concerned with sustainable mobility in delivery transport practices. This commercial accord  represents an additional demonstration of a common commitment to the environment and  technological innovation. This deal is an example of our shared commitment with our partners:  methane is the best short and mid-term solution for the reduction of harmful emissions and is an  effective alternative with regard to the high costs of fuel and transport.”

“This delivery,” explains Enzo Gioachin, Iveco’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing,  “represents an important milestone for Iveco, a company that has long understood the  importance of methane as an alternative power source. The company is a European leader in  natural gas powered vehicles which respond to the increasing need for sustainable mobility.  One of the principal, longstanding aims of our corporate strategy is to respect the environment:  Iveco, has contributed concrete steps in this direction, a fact that is confirmed through Fiat  Industrial’s position as a Sector Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and European  indexes for the second consecutive year.”

Iveco offers a complete range of natural gas-powered vehicles from the 3.5 tonne Daily Natural  Power to the 16 tonne Eurocargo and the 40 tonne Stralis which is available with either  Compressed Natural Gas or Liquefied Natural Gas. Over 12,000 natural gas-powered Iveco  vehicles are currently in circulation, used by both private businesses and public organizations,  5,000 of which are Daily models, 2,000 are medium and heavy range and 5,000 are buses.

For further information,

Press Office TNT Express Italy
Stefania Lallai, Roberto Nespolo
Tel. 011.2226196 Mob. 3485702363 - Fax 011.2238689

Iveco Press Office
Maurizio Pignata, Simona Richino
Tel. 011.0076700 Mob. 3386633037 – Fax 011.0076720

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