Renault Trucks, in partnership with Triangle Heavy Equipment, launch 2019 models in Egypt
Triangle Heavy Equipment, the sole distributor of world’s finest heavy equipment brands in Egypt, today officially announced its partnership with Renault Trucks in Triumph Hotel, New Cairo, by launching the latest range of models of heavy-duty trucks to meet the growing demands of the booming construction and infrastructure development projects across the country.
The 2019 launched models include D, C and K ranges; globally renowned for being sturdy and reliable, with low fuel consumption that result into delivering greater productivity and control operating costs. The trucks are equipped with the latest features, delivering a reliable experience to its users, including drivability, comfort and durability.
Speaking during the launch event, Amr Eltawil, Triangle Group CEO said: “Our partnership with Renault Trucks comes in line with the expansion of the transport network in Egypt and following up with the infrastructure development goals according to vision 2030. Such valuable partnership will result in more efficient heavy-duty transportation process, for an increasingly demanding and aggressive construction and development timeline for the country. Hence, ensuring our customers are equipped with robust, durable and fuel-efficient vehicles”.
Renault Trucks is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment, marine and industrial engines. Building on the legacy of more than a century of French truck know how, Renault Trucks supplies transport professionals with a wide range of services and vehicles adapted to local and regional distribution, construction and long-distance activities.
Gregoire Blaise, President of Renault Trucks Greater Middle East, commented: “Egypt has recently become a much more strategic market for Renault Trucks as part of the Greater Middle East region, and for this we’re very excited to choose a partner like Triangle Heavy Equipment who will see us through the next phase of our journey here. The products we reveal here today, particularly the C and K, are among our major investments that provide a large range of options and solutions for every application. The heavy duty capabilities of Renault Trucks are built to meet the needs of the fast-paced construction projects Egypt is witnessing today, and with the rising fuel costs, we’re proud to say that the D Range in particular, has proven to reduce fuel consumption by up to 7%.”
Earlier this month, Renault Trucks invited 10 Egyptian customers to its Xperience Days 2019, which took place in Bahrain bringing together an international audience of 450 participants from the truck industry in a unique experience. Starting with a test drive experience in its latest models in long-haul range, including the C series, as well as the construction range – the K series, followed by workshops about Renault Trucks’ transport solutions, addressing safety, fuel efficiency, after sales and financing services.
D Range Trucks (Distribution)
The little Brother, Gross Vehicle Weight from 13 to 18 tons, and power ratings 190 to 280 hp. Comes out of two engines “5L & 7L”. Only rigid trucks are available with 4×2 and 4×4 configurations. 6 speeds or 9 speeds gearboxes are available to match your application. C shape chassis frame (260 mm height) and wheel bases from 3.5 m to 6.8 m will for sure accommodate any size of refrigerated boxes, car carriers, etc. with its Cab width of 2.1 m; the D range will easily maneuver in the city as easy as passenger car and carry up to 13 Ton goods. High ground clearance but low cab access to enhance driver comfort.
C Range Trucks (Long Haul & Construction)
Tough on the Jobs but soft with the drivers. Gross Vehicle Weight starts from 18 to 100 tons, and driven by a range of three engines “7L, 11L & 13L” rated 280 to 500 horsepower coupled to the most advanced automated 12 speeds gearbox OPTI-DRIVER. Rigid & Tractor Head available with configurations (4×2, 6×2, 6×4, 8×4). C Shape frame (300 x 90 x 8 mm & different length reinforcements 277 x 80 x 5 mm) is carried on Mechanical Suspension or Air suspension. One of a kind Cab (2.3 m wide on light range & 2.5 m wide on heavy range) offers the most comfortable life on board. Robust front end is one of the iconic features; bumper with steel corners or full steel bumper. A standard safety measures such as Electric Parking Brake “EPB” activates automatically when the engine stops, Automatic activation of headlamps and windscreen wipers, Bend assist lights. You can support the safety on road when you add the Tire Pressure Monitoring System “TPMS”, and the Advanced Emergency Braking System “AEBS”.
K Range Trucks (Heavy Haulage, Heavy Construction & Mining)
Gross Vehicle Weight starts from 21 to 120 tons (160 Ton under certain conditions). Available engines “11L & 13L” rated 330 to 500 horsepower coupled to the most advanced automated 12 speeds (& additional 2 crawlers) gearbox OPTI-DRIVER (Opti-Driver Xtended). This gearbox has 2 software’s in one; On road (smooth shifting to maximize the fuel efficiency) and off-road mode (to utilize the maximum engine power by shifting gears in 1 by 1). Rigid & Tractor Head available with configurations (4×2, 4×4, 6×4, 6×6, 8×4 & 8×6, 8×8). 9 Ton front suspension with straight axle beam as standard and Xtreme rear suspension up to 38 Tons is available if required. Full steel front bumper allows up to 32 degrees front approach angle and maximize the ground clearance to 395 mm. A standard safety measures such as Electric Parking Brake “EPB” activates automatically when the engine stops, Automatic activation of headlamps and windscreen wipers, Bend assist lights. You can support the uptime and productivity on road when you add the Tire Pressure Monitoring System “TPMS”.