On 18th April, Renault Trucks handed over the keys of a Renault Trucks Range D Wide
NGV vehicle to La Poste at its Rungis depot in Paris. This is the first truck running on
compressed natural gas for vehicles (CNG) to be acquired by La Poste, further
demonstrating the French Post Office’s commitment to improving the quality of air in
urban environments and an example of how the two Groups are continuing to co-
operate in the field of eco-mobility.
For more than 10 years, the La Poste has been implementing a comprehensive sustainable
development policy and currently operates one of the world’s largest fleets of electric
vehicles, numbering over 30,000 trucks, cars, quads, three-wheelers and electrically-assisted
La Poste is also committed to an ambitious research and development policy aimed at
deploying vehicles of the future by testing cars and cycles running on hydrogen. As part of
this, Renault Trucks is collaborating with La Poste in testing an experimental Renault Maxity
Electric vehicle fitted with an operating range extender running on a fuel cell – the only truck
running on hydrogen in Europe. In addition, over the past year, La Poste has made a commitment to extend its use of vehicles running on Natural Gas for Vehicles (NGV) throughout the country.
Technical details of the Renault Trucks Range D Wide CNG
Model: Range D Wide CNG rigid 4×2
Engine: Euro-6 NGT9 / 6 cylinders / 9 litre / 320 hp
Tanks: 8 x 100 litre CNG tanks down both sides of the chassis.
Operating range: up to 400 kms depending usage
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