RECORD-BREAKING 2016 FOR RENAULT VANS
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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
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