Renault Trucks is offering the Renault Trucks T E-Tech and the Renault Trucks C E-Tech for delivery in 2023.

The Renault Trucks T E-Tech is designed for regional transport, whilst the Renault Trucks C E-Tech is aimed at the construction sector.

The new electric trucks will have a gross vehicle weight of 44 tonnes and be available in 4x2 and 6x2 tractor versions and 4x2, 6x2 and 8x4 tridem rigids.

The Renault Trucks T and C E-Tech will go on sale in the first quarter of 2023. They will be manufactured at the Renault Trucks plant in Bourg-en-Bresse.

Both models will be fitted with two or three electric motors providing a combined power of up to 490 kW (equivalent to 666 hp). They will be also equipped with an Optidriver gearbox.

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The Renault Trucks T and C E-Tech will have two to six lithium-ion battery packs with a capacity of 180 to 540 kWh.

The vehicles' batteries can be fully charged in 9.5 hours by alternating current (AC) up to 43 kW, or in 2.5 hours by direct current (DC) up to 250 kW. These trucks will be able to travel up to 300 km on a single charge and up to 500 km with a one-hour intermediate fast charge (250 kW).

For vehicles can both be equipped with three types of power take-off - electric, electromechanical or on the gearbox – for easy adaption to any type of bodywork and any type of use, according to Renault.

Announcing the launch, the OEM said: “With a full electric range that now extends from 3.1 to 44 tonnes and a 360° customer support offering, Renault Trucks is stepping up its strategy and setting its sights higher: the manufacturer intends to sell 50% of its vehicles in electric form by 2030.”