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Guest Truck and Van supplies Selco with CNG trucks

Guest Truck and Van has supplied Selco with its first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) trucks.

The truck and van dealer have delivered three Iveco Stralis NP 26 tonne CNG trucks and one Iveco Daily to Selco’s Bristol branch.

The Stralis trucks have a 400-horsepower engine and a range of up to 1,500km.

Robert Spittle, managing director at Guest Truck and Van, said: “We are delighted to work with Selco to boost the sustainability of their fleet.

“Environmentally friendly vehicles are becoming more popular, so it is exciting for us to see businesses that we have worked with for a long time invest in the future.

“The technology behind these vehicles and the performance they offer is very impressive and I am sure Selco will be very happy with these additions to their fleet.

“Efficiency statistics show that there are definitely both economic and environmental advantages to using CNG power, and driver feedback tells us that there is no compromise on power.”

Richard Evans, head of transport operations at Selco Builders Warehouse, said: “This is an exciting development for us and one which reaffirms our commitment to our sustainability targets.

 

“We have a long-term strategy to reduce our carbon footprint in the communities in which we operate, and this is a step on the road towards achieving that.

“It‘s hard to make any precise predictions on the potential size of the environmental benefits but we are very confident these will be substantial and the hope is this will be a successful pilot which will then be rolled out across the rest of the business over time.”

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