Tag: Renault

New head of fleet at Renault

Peter Horton head of fleet sales Renault

RENAULT has appointed Peter Horton as its new head of fleet and used vehicles, effective immediately. Peter takes over from Mark Hawkins, appointed head of fleet in April 2021, who has decided to leave the business.  Formerly Renault’s national corporate sales manager, Peter will now oversee the brand’s entire fleet sales division and also be responsible for remarketing and residual value management.…

New managing director for Renault

GUILLAUME SICARD

GUILLAUME Sicard is the new country head UK & managing director Renault Brand UK, Ireland, Malta and Cyprus. The appointment is effective 01 January 2022. Guillaume – who joins the UK team from Renault China where he was COO – takes over from Vincent Tourette who is moving to another position within Renault Group. As well as China, Guillame has extensive international…

Uber aims to electrify half of its European rides

effect of Uber electrification of fleet

UBER has committed to electrifying 50% of its fleet that operate in European capitals by 2025. The ride hailing company will also make all its rides in Europe and North America fully electric by 2030. The outcome is the result of a sustained campaign by environmental group Transport & Environment and seven NGO partners to focus on the environmental impact of the…

Yorkshire-based brokers should follow the Leeds free EV business trial

Leeds City Council fleet of Renault Kangoo ZE33 models which form part of the EV Trials Scheme

LEEDS City Council, in partnership with Highways England, is running an innovative scheme for West Yorkshire businesses and organisations to enjoy a completely free trial of electric vans. The trial can last for up to two months.  There are 20 Renault Kangoo ZE vans available under the EV Trials Scheme.  The scheme should open up opportunities for leasing brokers to engage with…

German car dealers back at work after lockdown

German Peugeot car dealer now back at work

AS an example of how the automotive log jam could be lifted, many German dealers went back to work yesterday (20 April 2020) It depends on region – Bavaria for example doesn’t go back until April 27 – but largely Germany is gently lifting lockdown restrictions for small shops, car dealers and bookstores. Germany has been less affected by the coronavirus outbreak…

Renault rolls-out five-year warranty

RENAULT ROLLS OUT FIVE YEAR WARRANTY FOR ALL NEW PASSENGER CARS 1

RENAULT has introduced a new five-year warranty for all new passenger cars. This includes the latest generation of the newly launched Renault Clio. Both fleet and retail customers will benefit from the five-year warranty, which includes unlimited mileage cover in the first two years, and up to 100,000 miles for the remaining three. Included are Renault’s all-electric models – the Zoe and…