Renault Trucks Articles
Industry first for last mile deliveries
Renault Trucks has announced the launch of an industry-first multimodal last mile e-mobility concept.
Four more Renault Trucks C tippers for JT Few plant hire
To keep pace with increasing demand, Ipswich-based J T FEW Plant Hire Ltd is putting four new Renault Trucks C tippers into service, naming exceptional service from Renault Trucks and its dealer network as key drivers of the deal. Two 32 tonne C430 8x4s, fitted with Marshall’s Hardox Lightweight Tipping Bodies, hit the road in December with a further two coming on-board in January. An additional four C430 eight wheelers are planned for late...
Renault renews partnership with the world food programme
Renault Trucks is set to continue its transfer of expertise to the UN agency for the next five years by training its teams, particularly in Africa. The aim is to make it easier for the World Food Programme to run and maintain its fleet of trucks on the ground, helping reach those in need around the world with vital food and other assistance.
Renault Trucks C is Witch Group's 'best vehicle on fleet'
Artificial grass and decking specialist, Witch Group Ltd, has added a custom-built Renault Trucks C430 P8x2/6 to its 8-strong fleet. Citing previously positive experiences with Renault Trucks.
Chestnutt Animal Feeds adds Renault truck to its fleet
Chestnutt Animal Feeds Limited has added the first ever Renault truck to its fleet. The Renault Trucks T520 High 6x2 pusher axle tractor unit, in Chestnutt’s striking ‘Green Bamboo’ livery, was supplied by Diamond Trucks.
Renault Trucks completes first electric vehicle roadshow
Renault Trucks has successfully completed its Electric Vehicle Roadshow showing consumers that zero tailpipe emission electric trucks andc ommercial vechiels are here
UK's first Renault trucks T01 racing special
Gloucestershire-based Andy Lee Transport Ltd has taken delivery of the U.K.’s first Renault Trucks T01 Racing Special Used Truck Edition.
Wearable AR tech drives future for automotive technicians
Renault Trucks is rolling out its innovative remote mentoring solution, ‘Optiview’ in its workshops across the country. Equipping technicians with RealWear HMT-1 headsets will enable them to significantly speed up repairs and maintenance for its customers.
Renault Trucks are the 'go to' for code blue ambulance conversions
Bespoke vehicle converters, Code Blue Specialist Vehicles has taken delivery of five new Renault Trucks Master vans, citing the vehicle’s dimensions, payload, durability and reduced down-time, together with service from Sparks Commercial Services and Renault Trucks, for its purchase decision.
Ready for business offers at Tip-ex 2019
Building on its strong performance in the construction sector, Renault Trucks will announce the full line-up of its enhanced Ready for Business bodied stock range at Tip-ex 2019. Stand A11 will feature a Range C430 eight by four muck-away tipper featuring Thompsons Loadmaster body and a Range C460 Wilcox-bodied insulated aluminium aggregate tipper.
Compliant drivelines deliver fuel savings and lower CO2 emissions
Renault Trucks’ latest Euro-6 Step D-compliant drivelines for its Range T and Range D 2019 models deliver a number of improvements that lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions compared to the current generation.
Optifuel Lab 3 aims to reduce fuel consumption by 13%
Renault Trucks is continuing its research into improving the energy efficiency of diesel trucks with Optifuel Lab 3, the laboratory vehicle developed as part of the FALCON (Flexible and Aerodynamic Truck for Low CONsumption) collaborative project. Optifuel Lab 3 combines technologies relating to aerodynamics, rolling resistance, driver assistance, energy management and the powertrain and aims to reduce fuel consumption by 13% on a complete tracto...
Electric vehicle range: zero emissions from 3.1 to 26 tonnes
With the announcement of its second generation range of fully electric trucks, Renault Trucks is taking a comprehensive approach to the challenge of electromobility. With models at weights from 3.1 to 26 tonnes, Renault Trucks is offering a wide range of solutions for operators providing last mile, urban distribution and refuse collection services.
Two year warranty on fitted parts offered by Renault Trucks
Renault Trucks is now offering a two year warranty on parts fitted through an authorised Dealer workshop and so, with no mileage restrictions, this extended warranty offers all customers both protection and peace of mind.
Nine range C460s set for Cardinalis Concrete
Cambridge’s volumetric supplier, Cardinalis Concrete, has introduced its first Renault trucks into its line-up by changing 75% of the fleet to the Range C. Supplied by Renault Trucks dealer, Norfolk Truck and Van on a two year full Repair & Maintenance package, the nine Range C460 8x4s come equipped with 9m3 production capacity Reimer ProAll P8525 mobile batch plants.
Renault Trucks unveil urban operations at London expo
To meet the challenges of safer, more efficient and more productive operations in urban environments, Renault Trucks will be unveiling a range of new vehicles at the Freight in the City Expo at Alexandra Palace, London on 7th November 2017.
Renault Trucks UK service teams take on the world
The Road to Excellence Championship (RTEC) 2017, the ultimate global competition to find the most talented aftermarket professionals working within Renault Trucks, has raced to an impressive start in the UK and Ireland, with 55 service teams – a total of 197 competitors - now registered to take part.
Metal 3D printing enables lighter Renault engines
A team of Renault Trucks engineers and designers is working on an additive manufacturing process – metal 3D printing – that is set to boost the performance of engines. Technology of the future is fast becoming a reality, as can be seen from the complex parts that have already been successfully tested inside a Euro-6 engine. The Renault Trucks Lyon Powertrain Engineering department has focused on using metal additive manufacturing...
Fuel and customer service keep Pace Logistics with Renault Trucks
Following impressive fuel figures and excellent customer service, Manchester-based logistics experts, Pace Logistics, has once again selected Renault Trucks for the latest additions to its fleet. Two 44-tonne Range T460 6x2 tractor units have been supplied by JDS Trucks Ltd while a further seven 18-tonne Range D250 high with 28.5ft curtain-sides and tail lifts on order.
Renault Trucks' driver appeal crucial for J&G environmental
In a move to attract and retain the best drivers, waste control specialist, J&G Environmental has selected Renault Trucks for its replacement vehicles. Four 44-tonne Range T460 6x2 tractor units, supplied by JDS Trucks Ltd, have been delivered; a fifth is on order and a further Range T460 rigid with bespoke Wheelbase drawbar trailer is in build. Part of J&G Environmental’s 15-vehicle fleet, the new Range Ts join the company’s ...