Renault Trucks unveils next-gen models of its all-electric trucks

Renault Trucks unveils next-gen models of its all-electric trucks

Renault Trucks, owned by the Volvo Group, has recently enhanced its all-electric trucks line-up by unveiling their next-generation models. The move marks the latest advance in the electrification efforts of the company.

The unveiling of the next-generation all-electric trucks line-up by Renault Trucks follows an earlier-this-year disclosure by the company that an assembly line exclusively for all-electric trucks is being built at its Blainville-sur-Orne facility located in Normandy, France.

The next-generation line-up of all-electric trucks unveiled by Renault Trucks includes the RENAULT MASTER Z.E., the RENAULT TRUCKS D Z.E. and the RENAULT TRUCKS D WIDE Z.E. The capacities of the trucks range between 3.5 tonnes and 26 tonnes; and they have mainly been designed for use in urban areas.

According to the information shared by Renault Trucks, the company’s next-generation line-up of all-electric trucks will likely hit the markets in 2019.

About the specifications of the next-generation trucks, Renault Trucks has revealed that the RENAULT MASTER Z.E. will be equipped with a 33 kWh lithium-ion battery pack and a 57 kW electric motor, and will have a 120km range in real world situations. The RENAULT TRUCKS D Z.E. will have 200-300 kWh battery pack and a 185 kW electric motor, and will have a 300 km real-world operating range. The RENAULT TRUCKS D WIDE Z.E. will feature 200 kWh lithium-ion batteries and two electric motors with 370 kW total rating, and a real-world operating range of 200 km.