Interserve goes dual-fuel with Berlingo

Date: Monday, August 06, 2007

Twenty Citroën Berlingo 600 LX 1.4i vans converted to run on either liquefied petroleum gas or petrol by Nicholson McLaren Engines are going into service with Interserve Facilities Management. The first dual-fuel Berlingos the firm has run, they emit 180 per cent less NOx (oxides of nitrogen), 50 per cent less CO (carbon monoxide) and 24 per cent less CO2 (carbon dioxide) than a standard petrol Berlingo.

 

They'll be used in central London because they qualify for an exemption from the capital's congestion tax, saving Interserve significant sums. Around 80 of the firm's small vans cross central London daily.

The Interserve light commercial order also includes 10 L1H1 Dispatches, five Enterprise 1.6HDi diesel Berlingos, five Relay vans and chassis cabs, and a pair of C2 Enterprises. All 42 vehicles are being supplied through Whitechapel, London dealer Citroën City and are being operated subject to four year/50,000 mile contract hire agreements with Arval UK.

Interserve now runs some 900 Citroëns making up well over 80 per cent of its total fleet.


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