Renault Trucks introduced its electric prototype truck named Oxygen not long ago. So far, we had seen the concept vehicle, featured by innovative and quite unique design, at some exhibition, for instance at the latest Solutrans held last year in Lyon. Now, the French manufacturer announced a concrete road test of the electric truck.

After an initial test phase still ongoing in Lyon and Paris, Renault Trucks agreed with Dutch supermarket chain Jumbo, and SVZ to start testing the Oxygen truck in October 2024 in Amsterdam. Jumbo, the second largest retailer in the Netherlands, has over 700 points of sale in the Netherlands and Belgium. One of the company’s priorities is to offer its customers a pleasant local shopping experience. Transport partner SVZ ensures the supply of fresh products to Jumbo’s outlets in the Netherlands

Renault Trucks Oxygen: three battery packs, range up to 150 km

With 26 ton GVW and 4600 mm wheelbase, Oxygen was developed by Renault Trucks and 17 partners. It is equipped with three battery packs for up to 282 kWh battery capacity. The range is about 150 km. For increased visibility and safety, Oxygen features a low entry cab and a large windshield. In addition, multiple cameras replace mirrors for a 360° view, with significant improvements in rear visibility.


Moreover, to improve driver comfort and safety, a sliding door has been installed on the passenger side, avoiding the risks associated with opening a traditional door. The driver can enter and exit the vehicle from either the right or left side. In terms of loading capacity, the vehicle is equipped with an isothermal body with directed temperature, suitable for transporting 25 supermarket trolleys.

From the 1st of January 2025, Dutch municipalities may designate zero-emission zones, in which you can only enter with a zero-emission vehicle, in order to reduce CO2 in urban areas. Unlike the first experiment carried out with Geodis for dry distribution, it will enable refrigerated deliveries to be made silently, without polluting emissions and in complete safety for other road users, from warehouse to Jumbo supermarket in the heart of Amsterdam during the 6-month experimentation period.

“The successful partnership with Jumbo and SVZ on this innovative project highlights the power of collaboration in achieving sustainability goals” explained Jerome Berthelet, Managing Director at Renault Trucks in The Netherlands. “We were aligned on the same desire to create a low-carbon urban solution. Carrying out the pilot project in Amsterdam, a pioneering city in terms of environmental management, adds considerable value to our mission.”


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