The year 2023 was quite a positive one for Renault Trucks, with a total of 69,859 commercial vehicle deliveries, up 18% compared to 2022. These include medium and heavy-duty vehicles (40,833 units; +4%), as well as light commercial vehicles (29,026 units; +46%). 62,476 vehicles (+20%) were sold in Europe, 7,383 units (+8.7%) outside Europe.

As for zero-emission trucks and LCVs, Renault Trucks managed to deliver 1,636 electric vehicles, up 153% on the previous year. More into details, electric medium and heavy duty vehicles reached 624 units (+65%), with LCVs up by 278%, for a total of 1,012 units. Renault Trucks’ share of the European market (EU30) for over 16-tonne electric trucks stands at 22.4%. In France, Renault Trucks has an 84% share of this segment, with 464 vehicles registered.

Renault Trucks’ e-truck plans for the near future

As for LCVs, according to the French manufacturer, this trend is set to continue in 2024, with the arrival of two new electric light commercial vehicle models: the Renault Trucks E-Tech Trafic and the new Renault Trucks E-Tech Master (the latter will replace the current model in 2024).

Renault Trucks XPO Logistics

The end of 2023 also saw the opening of the assembly line for the 44-tonne Renault Trucks E-Tech T and C electric trucks at the Bourg-en-Bresse plant (France, Ain). At the start of 2024, XPO Logistics also took delivery of the first production Renault Trucks E-Tech T tractor unit, the result of a major order for 105 units of this new model for its France-based operations. Renault Trucks has been producing in series the Renault Trucks E-Tech D and D Wide electric trucks – 16 to 26 tonne rigids – at its Blainville-sur-Orne plant (France, Calvados) since 2020.

Renault Trucks has set itself the target of generating 50% of its sales from battery electric vehicles by 2030.

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