[Worldkings – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2023] Milestones during 48 years development of Iveco, Italian multinational transport vehicle manufacturing company (1975)

27-06-2023

(worldkings.org) IVECO, an acronym for Industrial Vehicles Corporation, is an Italian multinational transport vehicle manufacturing company.

IVECO designs and builds light, medium, and heavy commercial vehicles. Its production plants are in Europe, China, Russia, Australia and Latin America and it has about 5,000 sales and service outlets in over 160 countries.

IVECO has 27 production plants and 6 research centers located in 16 countries. Outside of Europe, the company operates in China, Russia, Australia (factory ceased production in June 2022), South Africa and Latin America. All the plants have obtained ISO 9001-vision 2000 (quality management by process) and ISO 14000 (environmental management) certification.

(Wowtimes) Iveco’s history and achievements

  • 1975: IVECO was established as the result of the merger of five truck brands within the Fiat Group: Fiat, OM and Lancia of Italy, Unic of France and Magirus Deutz of Germany.
  • 1977: The light- to medium-weight Iveco Zeta range was introduced
  • 1980: IVECO built a turbo diesel engine for heavy industrial vehicles. In this decade the corporate strategy was heavily oriented towards brand promotion and led to the sponsorship of sports events, such as the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow.

  • 1984: IVECO launched the TurboStar, a heavy on-road vehicle that became a best-seller in Italy and also successful in the European market.
  • 1989: The first diesel engine with EGR to reduce polluting emissions compatible with commercial vehicles was produced
  • 1999: Irisbus was created following the equal merger of the bus divisions of IVECO and Renault VI.
  • 2006: Iveco sponsored the Winter Olympic Games in Turin with a fleet of 1,200 Irisbus buses.
  • 2009: IVECO became the truck and commercial vehicle supplier for the Moto GP.
  • 2011: Fiat Industrial was formed, incorporating CNH, IVECO, and FPT Industrial.
  • 2013: IVECO BUS brand was founded and incorporated IRISBUS.
  • 2022: Iveco Group was established on 1st January, 2022, following the execution of the deed of demerger from CNH Industrial.

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