Renault Pro+ has announced the addition of the Business+ trim level to the Kangoo Z.E. electric van range. Based on the existing Business trim, the Business+ brings a host of upgrades and equipment designed to deliver enhanced comfort and convenience for drivers. The Kangoo Z.E. enjoyed a 217 per cent increase in volume in 2019 compared with the previous year, representing a 30.15 per cent share of the electric van market.
Renault is offering new car buyers money off its range of electrified models, with up to £1,000 to switch to an all-electric new Zoe, or £500 towards the deposit on the Clio Hybrid and Captur Plug-in models. The latest deals are part of Renault’s Switch incentive and available in conjunction with existing offers available to new cash buyers as well as those purchasing via one of Renault’s attractive PCP and HP finance schemes.
Renault UK has launched a new ‘Drive Now, Pay Later’ deal on the Clio, Captur and Kadjar models, with nothing to pay for the first three months of ownership, 0 per cent APR and no deposit necessary. The offer is open to customers taking out a new 3-year, 0 per cent APR PCP and includes Renault’s 5-year, 100,000-mile warranty as standard. The deal is available on existing stock, so there should be no delays for buyers hoping to purchase their next new car.
Renault UK has confirmed full specifications of new E-TECH versions of its two most popular model line-ups: the Captur Plug-in Hybrid and the Clio Hybrid. The new Captur Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) benefits from a new petrol-electric powertrain, while the Clio Hybrid gets a petrol hybrid setup that is also capable of completing most urban journeys in zero-emissions electric mode.
Renault has announced class-leading predicted Residual Values (RVs) of up to 42 per cent, according to industry experts CAP. Calculated over three years and 30,000 miles, Renault says that this figure compares strongly with other new all-electric models in the market.
Renault is extending the use of its electric light commercial vehicles with hydrogen. Tested since 2014, Groupe Renault’s hydrogen technology was developed in partnership with Symbio, a Groupe Michelin subsidiary.
The new all-electric Renault Zoe is now available to order, with prices starting at £18,670 with a separate battery lease, and customer deliveries from January 2020. The new generation Zoe features increased power and range, a host of technological improvements, an overhauled interior and new exterior looks.
The all-new Renault Clio is now available to order, with prices starting at £14,295 and customer deliveries from late October. Diesel models start at £17,295. Officially revealed at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, according to Renault, the fifth generation Clio “features the latest technological innovations and iconic style that have marked out its ultra-successful predecessors over the past three decades”.
A pioneer of the small SUV market, the Captur has sold 1.2 million units since its launch in 2013. Now Renault has launched an all-new Captur, one of the key models in the company’s Drive the Future plan for 2017-2022. The new Captur will be sold in every continent and will also be manufactured in China, a key market for Renault.
Renault has unveiled its ‘Electrify July’ sales event, which sees its entire range of electric vehicles available with an additional manufacturer contribution of up to £1,000.