Renault Trucks has announced that it has successfully completed its first ever Electric Vehicle Roadshow, which took place from 1-13 November.
Customers were invited to see first-hand the Renault Trucks 3.1-26 tonne Z.E range.
Carlos Rodrigues, managing director at Renault Trucks UK and Ireland, said: “Due to extremely high levels of interest in our electric range, we decided to take the vehicles out to our customers and the response has been incredible.”
The EV roadshow started in Glasgow, called in at nine Renault Trucks dealers and finished in the London borough of Enfield. Each truck covered more than 1,100 miles relying only on Renault’s charging sites and the national charging infrastructure, demonstrating that electric trucks can cover the length of the UK.
At each stop on the journey, customers could meet their local Renault energy transition specialists, join interactive workshops and be given a tour of the Z.E range. There was also a ‘ride and drive’ experience that showcased the breadth of applications available across the range.
The vehicles on show were a 26-tonne Renault Trucks D Wide Low Entry Cab; a 16-tonne 4×2 featuring Bevans box body; and a smaller 3.1-tonne red edition Master OptiTipper fitted with steel and aluminium caged tipper body.
“Over 200 people have joined us to experience our fully electric Z.E. range from 3.1t to 26t firsthand, to discover more about our approach to net zero, and to discuss their alternative energy ambitions with our electric mobility experts,” says Carlos Rodrigues.
Mr Rodrigues added: “With our EV Roadshow we are walking the talk, demonstrating the range of our Z.E. commercial vehicles that are already answering the pressing need to improve air quality and reduce noise pollution in our cities. On top of this, by driving the vehicles ourselves between all locations across the country, our commercial team has experienced some of the challenges that will only help us with upcoming conversations with customers.”