Renault Trucks has changed the design of its urban and suburban electric medium-duty trucks. Drawing inspiration from both the manufacturer’s Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) and Heavy-Duty ranges, establishing the Renault Trucks D, D Wide, C 2.3, D Wide LEC (low entry cab) and Renault Trucks E-Tech D, D Wide and D Wide LEC aim to be a bridge between the two domains.

According to the manufacturer, “full LED headlights produce a new C-shaped signature, borrowed from the car industry, establish a direct aesthetic connection with commercial vehicles. Renault Trucks D & D Wide also adopt design features typical of the brand’s Heavy-Duty ranges, such as a new upper grille and a ‘π’ shape embossed on the front. On the radiator grille, a generous space is set aside for the haulier to showcase its own visual identity”.

Renault Trucks E-Tech urban trucks

Also, on the electric versions of the Renault Trucks E-Tech D, D Wide & D Wide LEC, a fully painted front, including the grille, creates a distinctive visual difference. The grille is also embellished with a slender “E-Tech” band that highlights its gradient graphic styling.

Furthermore, with a view to reducing driver stress and enhancing both their safety and that of their load and other vulnerable road users, Renault Trucks has equipped its urban and peri-urban range with new safety features. The grab handles and the position of the rear-view mirrors have been adjusted to improve line-of-sight, making it easier to negotiate narrow streets. The radars and cameras fitted all around the vehicle provide real-time information and, if necessary, alert the driver, further contributing to safer and easier driving.

In addition, the inclusion of features such as automatic tyre pressure control, lane departure warning, a lane keeping system and speeding alerts significantly enhance on-road safety. Finally, for improved visibility and safe driving, the trucks are equipped with new rear-view mirrors.

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