Renault has revealed the highest growth in fleet car and LCV market share of any volume manufacturer.
Overall, Renault’s cumulative fleet car share of almost 4.8%, an increase of 2.2 points, contributed strongly to Renault UK’s overall performance, helping it achieve its target of 5% market share for cars and vans in 2010.
The seven-seat Grand Scénic was a particularly strong performer, accounting for around one third of the total 3,089 registrations in December’s figures alone. It was also the best month of 2010 for LCV performance, with 2,325 registrations and 13.2% market share, ranking Renault as the second highest-selling manufacturer for the period.
Renault maintained its position as the biggest winner in the UK’s LCV market for 2010 with a cumulative share of almost 7.5%, equating to a gain of close to 2.5 points versus 2009. As a result, it also shone as the joint highest UK market share result in the last 20 years. The success was echoed by fellow Renault subsdiaries, with the French marque consolidating its position as Europe’s best-selling van manufacturer for the 13th consecutive year, with a market share of 15.9%.
Darren Payne, Renault UK’s director of fleet and commercial vehicle operations said, “These results prove that Renault Business is once again a strong and credible contender in the fleet market, thanks to a competitive model line-up and an industry-leading after-sales experience that customers can expect due to the Renault Business Promise.
“What’s more, we will strengthen our position still further in 2011 with the introduction of more fleet-appealing low CO2 models in the first half and of course, the build-up to the launch of our first electric vehicle, Kangoo Van Z.E.”