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New Renault Pickup!

New Renault Pickup!

And there is the all new Renault Pickup truck! The pickup is basicly the same as the new Nissan Navara NP300. The same platform will later also be the basic structure for a new Mercedes-Benz pickup. After Volkswagen that has the succesfull Amarok this means a real boost for the pickup segment in Europe. We…Continue Reading

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Renault Maxity Fuel Cell on test

Renault Maxity Fuel Cell on test

The French national mailservice ‘La Poste’ and Renault Trucks are testing the Renault Maxity truck with a fuel cell added to the electric driveline. Hence, the heavy batteries can stay away and the Maxity can theoretically drive about 200 km on one tank of hydrogen. The fuel cell considerably increases the range of the Maxity,…Continue Reading

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Dentressangle orders 530 Renault trucks

Dentressangle orders 530 Renault trucks

Renault Trucks recently presented the keys to the first 100 vehicles out of a total order for 530 new trucks to Norbert Dentressangle. With a fleet of 7.800 trucks and 11.500 trailers, Dentressangle is one of the largest transport companies in Europe and a long time, loyal Renault customer. Still, only after tests carried out…Continue Reading

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Renault Optifuel Lab 2

Renault Optifuel Lab 2

Renault Trucks shows with the Optifuel Lab2 a new study to lower fuel consumption and Co2 in the near future. The new driving laboratry is based on the new Renault Truck T-series and it has a lot of interesting details. The truck has twenty new technologies on board that have positive effects on rolling resistance,…Continue Reading

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Renault and Fiat cooperate in van development

Renault and Fiat cooperate in van development

Renault and Fiat have signed an agreement to manufacture a new light commercial vehicle, a very short statement of both companies confirms. The new vehicle will be based on an existing Renault platform. However, the van will show typical Fiat elements in it’s design, the statement says. The new van will be produced at a Renault…Continue Reading

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Renault tests electric D-Series in Paris

Renault tests electric D-Series in Paris

Shortly after announcing D-Series trucks to be equipped with engines running on CNG and on Biodiesel, Renault starts a practice test in Paris with a fully electrically driven D-Series truck which has a GVW of 16 tonnes. Prefume maker Guerlain and the Paris region carrier Speed Distribution Logistique have joined forces with Renault Trucks to…Continue Reading

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Truck Racing with Europart in Spain and France

Truck Racing with Europart in Spain and France

June was a month full of truck racing emotions for Europart, who call themselves Europe’s leading dealer for commercial vehicle parts and workshop equipment, in Navarra, Spain, and in Nogaro, France. Both Spain’s manager, Giuseppe Cinanni, and the manager for France, Eric Vaissiere, invited numerous customers to the Spanish and French racing tracks where they…Continue Reading

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Renault D-series Low Entry Cab

Renault D-series Low Entry Cab

Renault Trucks just launched the low entry cab version of the D-series in Euro-VI. The official name is the Renault Trucks D Access  and it comes in two widths. The narrow version comes with three wheelbases, for the full width model a choice can be made out of 16 different wheelbase versions. The narrow version is only…Continue Reading

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Renault: two engines suitable for biodiesel

Renault Trucks comes with the possibility to order two of it’s Euro VI engines destined for the D-series trucks, as suitable for the use biodiesel. Renault offers, the DTI5 240 hp and the DTI8 320 hp, on three of its Euro 6 range trucks compatible with Biodiesel. This can either be 30% of the entire…Continue Reading

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Fehrenkötter Euro-6 multitest

The German transport company Fehrenkötter did a large Euro-5 test with seven trucks some time ago. Now the company is going to do the same with Euro-6 trucks. In the past weeks all seven trucks were delivered and prepared and the test is now ready to start. The trucks are in the range between 440…Continue Reading

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