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PLAYING IN THE TRAFIC | Van review – Renault Trafic

Neil Dowling takes the shortest version of Renault’s van range for a workout. RENAULT’S efficient Trafic van now comes with one less feature that will delight every delivery operator – a clutch pedal. The 2020 Trafic, distinguished by a more imposing and arguably prettier face together with upmarket vertical taillights, now adds an automatic transmission to compete on a level ...

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FULLY CHARGED | TRANSPORT NEWS – Jordan Gilliland takes to the EV market with the Renault Kangoo

Jordan Gilliland takes to the EV market with the Renault Kangoo THERE is no question to it: There’s an electric future in the automotive world and the reality is that it’s coming upon us fast. Some European cities already plan to phase out sales of diesel vehicles and the UK recently announced it would ban new petrol, diesel and hybrid ...

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Jamming with the Trafic | VAN REVIEW – Renault Trafic

Warren Caves enjoys a little French distraction from Renault.  When you’ve been flat out all day, installing power points, swinging a hammer or laying carpet, the last thing you would want to do on the way home is swap cogs in a work van with a manual transmission. While this may not bother some, Renault must have recognised that it ...

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PLUG AND PLAY | Van Review – Renault ZE

The plus and minus part of going green For the past month, Delivery has been greener than green when it comes to reducing emissions, through taking on a new addition to the road test family, a Renault Kangoo ZE. With solar panels on our building roof, we plug in the little blue van to a standard 240-Volt house socket for ...

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ELECTRIFYING | Van Review – Renault ZE

Delivery gets to grips with EVs from the Kangoo to the Canter It seems that electric vehicles have been talked about for years, but it’s only recently that the industry has suddenly sat up and realised this form of propulsion may well be the way of the future, and that future is arriving rapidly. Delivery Magazine has started its long-term ...

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PLUG & PLAY | VAN Review – Renault Kangoo ZE

With an EV in the family it’s a question of maintaining the right connections – Words by Scott Murray The jury in the case of light commercial electric vehicles hauling any form of significant payload is still out, because of the traditional nature of heavy battery technology. In the real world, where small business goods need transporting 24/7, there’s a ...

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WORK AND PLAY | VAN REVIEW – Renault Trafic

Renault’s Trafic Crew blends business and pleasure – Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up.  The European assault on the hotly contested, 1.0- to 3.5-tonne van market continues to gain traction, with the likes of Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Fiat and Renault all taking firm swipes at traditional Australian consumer choices, Toyota’s HiAce and Hyundai’s i-Load. If you move ...

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THE VAN MAN | Small Van Review

Rob Randazzo and Brenton O’Connor review the small to medium van sector. Visitors to Sydney airport can gain an immediate impression of the importance of the van segment to the courier market simply by walking past the huge DHL courier depot located adjacent to the domestic terminal. It’s a hive of activity as dozens of yellow bee-like Ford Transits of ...

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TRAFIC MANAGEMENT | VAN REVIEW-Renault TRAFIC flair and clever design apply to the one-tonne van

Renault shows that flair and clever design can also apply to the humble one-tonne van There are times when you can’t get enough of a good thing, and that’s a great way of explaining why Delivery Magazine has a continuing flirtation with the Renault Trafic. For so long we’ve been driving one-tonne vans around the city streets that did the ...

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COMPACT AND CUTE | VAN REVIEW- Renault Kangoo

It’s the small van with French flair as Kangoo increases its appeal The small van market is certainly interesting, as until the arrival of the Volkswagen Caddy this segment didn’t really exist. Other than the Suzuki APV, which remains largely unchanged for the past decade, other manufacturers in the van market concentrated on one-tonne panel vans, relying on the Mitsubishi ...

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