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Renault Optifuel Lab3

Renault Optifuel Lab3

Renault Trucks presented an optimized version of the Optifuel concept truck with the Optifuel 3. The new version is said to consume up to 13% less fuel. Off course that also means a 13% lower CO2 emission. The new concept is based on the Renault Trucks T model and it has a new, more aerodynamic…Continue Reading

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Renault steamline truck with extended aerodynamic front

Renault steamline truck with extended aerodynamic front

Renault Trucks has shown a first illustration of how the new, longer cab should look like. The longer front is for better aerodynamics, and also for more safety for other road users. The Renault Optifuel Lab 3 is developed as a part of the FALCON project. Optifuel Lab 3 combines technologies aimed at optimizing aerodynamics,…Continue Reading

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New Renault Sherpa rallytruck on test!

New Renault Sherpa rallytruck on test!

Mammoet Rallysport is testing the new Renault Trucks Sherpa rallytruck for the Dakar 2017. The previous Sherpa burnt down some time ago and the team worked very hard with MKR Adventure to build a new truck for the rally. At this moment Dutch pilot Martin van den Brink is testing the truck to get all…Continue Reading

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New generation Renault T-Trucks

New generation Renault T-Trucks

Renault Trucks is improving the T-Series with new engine’s, less weight and optimised airodynamics. Also new is the introduction of a GPS based predictive cruise control system with the name Optivision. This Optivision is probably the Renault version of the Volvo I-See. The other way around is the expertation that the engine news that Renault…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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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 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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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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Renault T – Trucks on the road

The new Renault T series looked a bit mysterious when it was lauched in its dark ‘camouflage’ colour, and with some parts in silver. Now that the first trucks in company livery come on the road the whole thing changes, and it does look very good if you ask me!Continue Reading

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