Renault Light Commercial Vehicle division has presented a strategic extension and renewal of its LCV line-up to answer to all professional needs with a choice of propulsion offerings in the small van segment. The all new Kangoo van has been revealed along with introduction of the Trafic SpaceClass & Combi. The LCV version of same will be launched by the end of 2021.
To answer the energy transition, Renault LCV opens new doors with a complete new offer in electric and hydrogen, with products and services. Europe’s best selling zero-emission van, the all-new Kangoo Z.E. electric van has been replaced by the Kangoo E-TECH Electric, while later this year the Master Hydrogen will be introduced as well as the new partnership with Plug Power which will provide recharging infrastructure and services.
Commenting on the investment and developments, Mark Sutcliffe, SVP, LCV Renault Business Unit, said: “An expert on LCV for more 120 years, Renault has always been a leader in innovation. We now offer an enlarged and renewed range with the all-new Kangoo van, and the new Trafic. As the leader of electric LCV in Europe, we are also preparing the future with new electric and hydrogen products and solutions.”
“The next generation Kangoo van is the innovative van with an athletic and dynamic style. It revolutionizes the segment by offering useful innovations and more comfort and technologies on board. In the medium van segment, Renault reinforces the DNA of Trafic with an elegant design, more safety, starting with its versions for transporting people. The LCV version will be available at the end of 2021,” he added.
“To complement this new range, Renault is expanding its tailor-made solutions and services with Renault Pro+ to meet the new usages of professionals. Renault Pro+ offers turnkey digital and connectivity solutions, with the support of a network of 626 Renault Pro+ businesses and through a network of 400 converters.”
“In addition, to support the transition to zero emissions, Renault is offering a broader and extensive range of products and services. To succeed its best-selling Kangoo Z.E., the new Kangoo van E-TECH Electric is expected end of 2021, equipped with a new 44 kWh battery offering 265 km of range. Renault has been a pioneer of the electric utility vehicle since 2011 and has also been a pioneer of hydrogen since 2014. Before the end of 2021, Renault will present the Master Hydrogen. With Plug Power, Renault aims for 30% of the European market for hydrogen light commercial vehicles by 2030, with charging solutions for electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle fleets,“ concluded Mark.