The Irizar ie truck, Ecological Industrial Vehicle of the year 2021 in Spain

January 2021

The 100% electric Irizar ie truck as won a new award, becoming the Ecological Industrial Vehicle of the Year 2021 in Spain, an award given by Grupo Editec (the publisher of the magazines Transporte 3 and Viajeros).

The jury, fifty business people in the goods and passenger transport sector, decided to award this recognition to the Irizar ie truck.

This prize is therefore added to those obtained in 2019 and 2020, where the Irizar ie truck, a versatile and multifunctional electric chassis-platform developed jointly with FCC Medio Ambiente, was the winner of the World Smart City Awards in the Innovative Idea category, as part of the Smart City Expo World Congress 2019 and the European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE) in the Product and / or Service category.

This is the third time that Irizar e-mobility vehicles have been nominated Ecological Industrial Vehicle of the Year. In 2016 the i2e electric bus won the award. Two years later, in 2018, the Irizar ie tram won the prize and this year the Irizar ie truck received the recognition.

In the words of Imanol Rego, General Manager of Irizar e-mobility “This award is a recognition of our efforts towards innovation in electromobility in urban / metropolitan environments.  We are very proud that we have found the solution enabling us to contribute to drastic reductions in noise, pollutants and CO2 emissions”.

The Ecological Industrial Vehicle of the Year is a mixed category of the National Transport Awards covering both passenger and freight models.