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Medium van sales are booming right now

The medium-sized van segment grew faster, in percentage terms, than any other part of the new vehicle market in the first half of 2016. According to VFACTS industry data, the Vans/CC 2.5-3.5-tonne segment shot up 21.4 per cent over the same period last year, to 10,480 sales in total (giving it a little under 2 per cent of the overall new vehicle market)...

Renault Kangoo and Trafic recalled

Renault Australia has recalled 11 ‘X61’ Kangoo II and three ‘X82’ Trafic III vans this week. The Kangoo recall is due to concerns that the mounting bolts on the rear bench seat backrest could break. The fault could lead to noise or even detachment of the backrest, which increases the risk of injury to passengers if the vehicle comes to a sudden stop...

Renault LCV range gain X-Track extras, Master adds 4x4 - UPDATE

The Renault Kangoo small van, Renault Trafic mid-size van and Renault Master large van ranges have been updated with X-Track extras. The new Renault X-Track pack includes a limited-slip differential, raised suspension for better ground clearance, underbody protection and all-weather tyres...

Renault Australia rolls out driveaway pricing on LCVs: EOFY deals for Kangoo, Trafic, Master

Renault has released revised pricing for its light commercial vehicles (LCVs) ahead of a busy end-of-financial-year sales period, offering customers new driveaway deals across the range. All three models in Renault’s LCV range will benefit from promotional pricing that will see buyers climb into a brand-new van without forking out for extra on-road costs that can add up to more than $3000 beyond list price...

2016 Renault Master, Trafic, Kangoo: prices increase with boosted safety, new features

A series of equipment updates to the 2016 Renault Master, 2016 Trafic and 2016 Kangoo light commercial vehicles have launched in Australia, adding new features, enhanced options packages and improved safety. Pricing has also increased for the new model year, however, with the giant Master now priced from $43,990 (up from $40,990), the Trafic from $34,490 (up from $33,490) and the Kangoo from $21,990 (up from $20,990)...

No Renault Trafic auto imminent, though company admits mistake

Not launching the Renault Trafic van with the option of an automatic gearbox might in hindsight have been a mistake, admits the company’s executive vice president Jerome Stoll this week. Nevertheless, don’t expect a rapid about-face, with the company’s head of light commercials (LCV) Ashwani Gupta saying the company had “no visibility’ on the project materialising any time soon...

2015 Renault Trafic : No automatic gearbox option in sight

The 2015 Renault Trafic doesn’t come with an automatic gearbox option - and that could be a problem, as the brand’s local arm says this transmission type has accounted for about two out of every five sales in the past. The previous-generation Renault Trafic was available with a six-speed manual or six-speed robotized manual (automatic) transmission, but the new version – which comes with the option of a single-turbo or a twin-turbo 1...

2015 Renault Trafic pricing and specifications

The all-new 2015 Renault Trafic is now on sale in Australia, with the new-look model bringing a range of big changes to see in its third generation variation. The French brand - which proudly claims the title of the number one van manufacturer in Europe for the last 17 years - has offered up a big rethink of its mid-size Trafic van, which boasts a stylish new look and is bigger and more spacious in the cabin and the cargo bay than ever before...

Renault TraficRider concept teased

The all-new Renault Trafic van is set to get the KnightRider treatment, as the brand prepares to show what is expected to be a new technologically-advanced version of the load lugger on September 2...

Renault Trafic van revealed

The all-new Renault Trafic will be available in no fewer than 270 combinations when it launches in Europe later this year. Twinned with the new Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro models, the third-generation mid-sized Trafic is built on a brand new platform and can be configured with two different lengths, two different heights, and in delivery van, crew-cab, cab-chassis and minibus body styles, as well as other custom arrangements produced by Renault Tech and the company’s approved converters...

Auspost picks Renault vans

Renault Australia has secured a big win for its commercial vehicles with Australia Post picking the French brand to drive the nation’s mail. Switching from Mercedes-Benz Vito and Sprinter, AusPost is set to change its fleet of vans to Renault Traffic and Master following a yearlong tender process that saw nine brands bid for the business...

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