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Renault Trucks E-Tech Trafic: A Fresh Electric Addition to the Manufacturer’s Lineup

Renault Trucks E-Tech Trafic

Having committed to the rapid electrification of its ranges, Renault Trucks is adding a new light commercial vehicle to its offering, the Renault Trucks E-Tech Trafic, which will go on sale in 2023 in the Medium Van segment. The French manufacturer now offers a complete range of full electric vehicles, from 650 kg to 44 t.

New Product Coming to Renault’s Medium Van Segment

The switch to low-carbon transport solutions is a priority for Renault Trucks, which has just completed the electrification of all its vehicle models designed to operate in urban and peri-urban environments. Whether for delivery, distribution, waste collection or worksite approach, all urban and peri-urban uses are covered by the Renault Trucks E-Tech T and C, Renault Trucks E-Tech D, D Wide and D Wide LEC (16, 19 and 26 t), Renault Trucks E-Tech Master (3.1 and 3.5 t), cargo bikes (650 kg) and, from 2023, the Renault Trucks E-Tech Trafic (3.07 t).

With the boom in e-commerce, deliveries and the use of contractors for home improvement work, the number of commercial vehicles on the road in city centres is constantly on the increase. As electric vehicles offer professionals the guarantee of being able to continue their activity in city centres regardless of local regulations, while preserving the quality of life of city-dwellers, Renault Trucks has added the Renault Trucks E-Tech Trafic to its electric range.

The Renault Trucks E-Tech Trafic is crafted for urban driving, excelling in maneuverability. Its most compact version is tailored to effortlessly navigate covered urban car parks and standard parking spaces.

To cater to the diverse needs of delivery professionals and contractors, this versatile vehicle is available in multiple configurations. It includes three panel van versions (L1H1, L2H1, L2H2), two double cab panel van versions (L1H1 and L2H1), and a flatbed variant. In its panel van iteration, the Renault Trucks E-Tech Trafic boasts a load volume ranging from 5.8 to 8.9 m3, along with a maximum load length of up to 4.15 meters. The comfortable interior height of 1,898 mm in the H2 version provides ample space for individuals to stand upright within the cargo area.

Under the hood, this vehicle is equipped with a robust 90 kW (120 bhp) electric motor and offers a towing capacity of 920 kg. Its 52 kWh batteries provide an impressive range of 297 km in the combined cycle according to WLTP standards, making it one of the most energy-efficient options on the market with an energy consumption rate of 18.7 kWh. This not only contributes to lower operational costs but also supports sustainability efforts. Moreover, it boasts rapid charging capabilities, capable of reaching from 15% to 80% charge in just 60 minutes using a fast DC charger.

To help customers make the switch to electric vehicles with complete peace of mind, the manufacturer provides personalised support, including a preliminary study of needs and uses, as well as advice on charging solutions. Renault Trucks also offers tailored financing solutions and support in managing government subsidies (depending on the country). For complete cost control, Renault Trucks also offers a package deal that covers the cost of the vehicle, the Start & Drive maintenance contract, insurance and financing .

The Renault Trucks E-Tech Trafic includes an extensive warranty package, featuring an eight-year warranty for its traction battery. Additionally, it comes with a two-year warranty that covers all other aspects of the vehicle, including parts and labor, along with round-the-clock breakdown assistance.  It also benefits from a range of services based on the HGV expertise of Renault Trucks, which has dedicated areas for commercial vehicles in its dealerships (Fast & Pro) and offers quick appointments and extended opening hours, including Saturdays.

Starting in October 2023, the Renault Trucks E-Tech Trafic will be available in several European countries, including France, the UK, Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, and Germany.

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