Renault slashes number of models in the UK
From February 2012 French car maker Renault will slash the number of models it sells in the UK in a bid to improve profitability.
From February 2012 French car maker Renault will slash the number of models it sells in the UK in a bid to improve profitability. Five models will no longer be available in the UK showrooms.The models no longer available from February include the Renault Laguna (hatch, sport tourer and Coupe), the Renault Kangoo (the car), the Renault Wind Roadster, the Modus including the Grand Modus and the Renault Espace which includes the Grand Espace. According to Renault these five models combined represent less than 10% of retail sales. New models that will boost the Renault range will include the Renault Twizy, the Renault Fluence and Zoe electric cars which go on sale in 2012. The Twizy will be on sale in March, the Fluence in May and the Zoe in October. It will also launch its budget brand, Dacia, into the UK at the end of next year, starting with the Duster and all-new Sandero.
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