RECORD-BREAKING 2016 FOR RENAULT VANS
AddThis Social Bookmark Button
By: Renault

RECORD-BREAKING 2016 FOR RENAULT VANS  ◾Renault van sales up 1.5 per cent to 25,842 vehicles in 2016

◾Renault van market share grew to 6.8 per cent

◾Renault van sales in the UK considerably outpace the van market growth rate

◾Strong LCV growth beats 2015's record year for Renault LCVs in the UK

◾Renault has been Europe's number one LCV manufacturer for eighteen years

Renault van sales experienced a record-breaking year in the UK, growing by 1.5 per cent to 25,842 vehicles in 2016 in a van market that grew by 0.5 per cent, according to official figures released today from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Renault's LCV market share for 2016 stood at 6.8 per cent – up 0.1 percentage point on 2015.

The award-winning Trafic is still proving popular with British businesses with 15,271 of the third generation model being sold in the UK in 2016 – up 11.5 per cent versus last year.

Commenting on the results, Paul Flanagan, Managing Director, Groupe Renault UK & Ireland, said: 'It's great to have yet another record-breaking year for Renault vans in the UK having beaten 2015's record year. With our offering of an innovative and efficient range of vans to suit every business need, supported by our ever-growing Renault Pro+ network, 2016's performance reflects Renault's ever-increasing appeal in the UK van market.'

Renault has been Europe's number one LCV manufacturer for the last eighteen consecutive years and was Europe's number one electric van manufacturer in 2015.

The Renault LCV range consists of the Kangoo compact van comprising of Kangoo, Kangoo Maxi and 100 per cent electric-in-use Kangoo van Z.E, the Trafic panel van, available in both Passenger and high-roof bodystyles as well as the large Master van in Passenger, Panel and Crew Van specifications. A comprehensive range of converted LCV products are also available to order, built by Renault and Renault-approved coachbuilders. The 100 per cent electric-in-use Twizy Cargo quadricycle is also a part of the LCV line-up – a unique way of transporting smaller items around urban environments with zero emissions in use.

Groupe Renault, which comprises Renault cars, vans and Dacia, significantly outpaced the UK vehicle market during 2016, with sales totalling 137,436 vehicles for a market share of 4.5 per cent – up 7.9 per cent from the year before and outpacing a total market growth of 1.9 per cent. These results make Groupe Renault the fastest growing volume franchise in the UK, outperforming the overall market for the fourth consecutive year.

About Groupe Renault

Groupe Renault has been making cars since 1898. Today it is an international multi-brand group, selling more than 2.8 million vehicles in 125 countries in 2015, with 36 manufacturing sites, 12,000 sales outlets and employing more than 120,000 people. To meet the major technological challenges of the future and continue its strategy of profitable growth, the Group is harnessing its international growth and the complementary fit of its three brands, Renault, Dacia and Renault Samsung Motors, together with electric vehicles and the unique Alliance with Nissan. With a new team in Formula 1 and a strong commitment to Formula E, Renault sees motorsport as a vector of innovation and brand awareness.

In the UK, Groupe Renault UK has nearly 160 dealers selling the range of Renault cars, LCVs and Dacia. Groupe Renault UK sales significantly outpaced the UK vehicle market during 2015, with sales totalling 127,343 vehicles – up 17.4 per cent on 2014.

Photo credit: Renault
posted on conceptcarz.com

   Recent Articles
DS Virgin Racing Determined To Make Their Mark In Mexico

DS Virgin Racing heads to Mexico City determined to prove the true pace of their car and drivers in the fourth round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship.

Despite a second place finish for Sam Bird in Marrakesh, the season so far has not been a true reflection of the team's capabilities. After being in a position to win in Hong Kong before technical difficulties ended Sam's race, and having had its drivers top of the timesheets in both practice sessions in Buenos Aires before each exper....
Renault Reaches Milestone Of 100,000 E.V. Batteries Leased

Renault has signed its 100,000th electric vehicle battery leasing contract via RCI Bank and Services, the financial services arm of Groupe Renault. Renault, Europe's leading electric vehicle manufacturer, has offered battery leasing since the launch of its first electric vehicle.

Even in those countries where it is also possible to purchase the battery, leasing remains the preferred solution for the majority of our customers. In the UK, 94 per cent of ZOE owners leased their battery in 2016. ....
DS Automobiles Named As An Approved FIA Formula E Manufacturer

◾It has been confirmed that DS Automobiles is to be listed as an official Formula E manufacturer from the all-electric single-seater championship's fifth season (2018/2019) following approval by the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile) of DS Automobile's submission.
◾This long-term commitment will boost DS's expertise in the realm of electric vehicle technology and speed up the electrification of its road car range, a process that has already started with the DS 7 CROSSBACK and its p....
BMW To Showcase iPerformance Family Of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles At The 2017 New York International Auto Show

Featured BMW Vehicles Include: BMW 530e iPerformance, BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance, BMW 330e iPerformance and BMW X5 xDrive40e iPerformance. BMW M Performance Automobile include the BMW M550i xDrive and BMW M760i xDrive, amongst the latest BMW models.

BMW will showcase its latest model line-up featuring the BMW iPerformance family of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles at the 2017 New York International Auto Show taking place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center (located at 655 West 34th Str....
Car Sharing Service Featuring Nissan's Ultra-Compact Electric Vehicle Launches In Japan

YOKOHAMA, Japan - Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and the City of Yokohama are introducing a round-trip car sharing service today featuring the Nissan New Mobility Concept, an ultra-compact electric vehicle.

The service, 'Choimobi Yokohama,' enables users who register online to pick up and return cars in 14 locations around Yokohama Station. Cars can be reserved 30 minutes in advance and can be driven within the city.

The service costs 250 yen per 15 minutes plus a 200 yen basic charge, with....
Jaguar I-PACE- The Future Of Electric Motoring Hits The Streets

◾Jaguar I-PACE Concept driven on the streets of London for the first time
◾Jaguar's first electric vehicle - the I-PACE – will be launched in 2018
◾Customers can register now at jaguar.co.uk to be one of the first I-PACE owners

(Whitley, Coventry – 15th March 2017).
Jaguar has unleashed its first electric vehicle – the Jaguar I-PACE – onto the streets for the first time. Driving on the streets of London's famous Olympic Park, the electric performance SUV concept previews Jaguar's fir....
Volkswagen Driving Realignment At Full Speed

◾CEO Matthias Müller: 'We are back on track.'
◾Prospects for 2017: Continue positive developments in operations
◾Focus on swift implementation of 'TOGETHER - Strategy 2025'
◾Fiscal year 2016: New benchmarks in deliveries, revenue and operating result before special items
◾CFO Frank Witter: 'All brands contributed to the success of the Volkswagen Group by delivering a positive operating result.'

Wolfsburg, March 14, 2017
- The positive result in fiscal year 2016 has given the Volksw....
2017 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
2017 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron  2017 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron  2017 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron  
2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid
2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid  2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid  2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid  2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid  2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid  
2017 Citroen Berlingo Electric L2
2017 Citroen Berlingo Electric L2  2017 Citroen Berlingo Electric L2  2017 Citroen Berlingo Electric L2  2017 Citroen Berlingo Electric L2  2017 Citroen Berlingo Electric L2  
2017 Faraday Future FF 91
2017 Faraday Future FF 91  2017 Faraday Future FF 91  2017 Faraday Future FF 91  2017 Faraday Future FF 91  2017 Faraday Future FF 91  
2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell
2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell  2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell  2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell  2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell  2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell  
2017 Hyundai Ioniq
2017 Hyundai Ioniq  2017 Hyundai Ioniq  2017 Hyundai Ioniq  2017 Hyundai Ioniq  2017 Hyundai Ioniq  
2017 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell
2017 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell  2017 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell  2017 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell  2017 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell  2017 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell  
2017 Mercedes-Benz B-Class
2017 Mercedes-Benz B-Class  2017 Mercedes-Benz B-Class  2017 Mercedes-Benz B-Class  2017 Mercedes-Benz B-Class  2017 Mercedes-Benz B-Class  
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV  2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV  2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV  2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV  2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV  
2017 nanoFlowcell Quant 48Volt Concept
2017 nanoFlowcell Quant 48Volt Concept  2017 nanoFlowcell Quant 48Volt Concept  2017 nanoFlowcell Quant 48Volt Concept  2017 nanoFlowcell Quant 48Volt Concept  2017 nanoFlowcell Quant 48Volt Concept