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Renault shows Falcon project

Renault shows Falcon project

Renault introduces the Falcon project in which it develops a complete heavy goods combination to demonstrate an ambitious potential to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions through innovative design. Lower fuel consumption is ofcourse at the core of the development of Renault Trucks vehicles, which are designed to be profit centres for transporters. In line with…Continue Reading

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Kraz 8×4 with Renault cab

Kraz 8×4 with Renault cab

The Ukrainian truckbrand Kraz has presented the new 8×4 truck with the type Kraz 7233C4. The truck has a Renault Premium cab from the first generation. The engine is a Russian YAMZ 6501 engine, based on an old Renault design. Other options are Chinese Weichai and Turkish Ford engines. The gearbox is said to be…Continue Reading

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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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Mercedes-Benz to launch midsize pickup

Mercedes-Benz to launch midsize pickup

We have been speculating on Iepieleaks how long it would take before Daimler would launch a pickup-truck, and now it is official: Mercedes-Benz Vans has anounched the launch of a midsize pickup before the end of this decade. In the press release Mercedes mentions the development of their own pickup but in our opinion that…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 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 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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New Trafic and Vivaro

Opel and Renault just released the first photo’s of the new generation Trafic and Vivaro vans. The press release says that they are completely new but the shape is very much like the previous types. Completely new are the noses of both vans. Also new is the 1,6 liter ‘Biturbo’ engine that needs no more…Continue Reading

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Renault fieldtest movie

One of the fieldtest drivers for Renault made a nice movie about his adventures with his camouflaged truck. Now, after the launch he could publish it on Youtube. Here is the movie!   [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkbOv0SVdrU&w=560&h=315]Continue Reading

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