Whistl is trialling the first electric Renault Trucks Master ZE to be licenced on UK roads. The all-electric 3.1 tonne van has a range of around 100 miles and is being trialled in Belfast by Whistl on day-to-day operations, collecting business mail and parcels. The move ties in with Whistl’s intention to reduce emissions across its 400-strong fleet of vans and HGVs and deliver a sustainable transport strategy. Phil Brown, depot manager at Belfast said: “The vehicle is a revelation, […]
Logistic company Kuehne + Nagel has sold its Renault Trucks dealership RH Commercial Vehicles for an undisclosed sum, a year after it bought its parent company The RH Group for £66.9m. The new owners of the East Midlands dealership, that employs 55 people, include its current MD Nigel Baxter and general manager Paul Pearson, who becomes commercial director, as well as Neville and Peter Baxter. Last year the dealership turned over £16m from sales, parts and servicing from its head […]
Renault Trucks UK and Ireland has announced Carlos Rodrigues as its MD with effect from 1 October.
Renault Trucks has put the first Master ZE full electric vehicle in Europe on the road with Kent County Council. The 57kW Master ZE nine-seat minibus has a 33kWh battery pack giving a range of 120km and will be used by Compaid, a charity helping disadvantaged people back into work.