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French Plug-In Car Market Sets Second Consecutive Monthly Record

01.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

3.4% of new passenger cars in France were electric in December December 2018 was an exceptionally strong month for plug-in electric car sales in France. The number of plug-in (passenger and commercial) registrations increased some 35% year-over-year to an all-time high of 6,547! The main force of growth is all-electric vehicles, as the plug-in hybrids ...

See Where Automaker’s Electric Car Investments Are Going

No one is shocked that China will see the largest slice of the pie. Over the next decade, automakers will be investing heavily in electric vehicle technologies. Reuters analyzed investment and procurement budgets announced by automakers over the past two years. According to Reuters, $300 billion is currently devoted to EV technologies. So what is ...

Carlos Ghosn Indicted Again, Kept In Detention, Has Fever

01.11.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Well… it seems that Carlos Ghosn will not be free anytime soon Things are getting worse for Carlos Ghosn (former Nissan CEO and leader of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance), who remains in detention in Japan. Nissan announced that it filed a criminal complaint against Ghosn – “on the basis of Ghosn’s misuse of a significant amount of ...

Carlos Ghosn: I Have Been Wrongly Accused And Unfairly Detained

01.08.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Carlos Ghosn defends his innocence in court For the first time since arrest about seven weeks ago, Carlos Ghosn (former Nissan CEO and leader of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance) had an opportunity to appear in court in Tokyo. In a very polite statement (see below), Ghosn rejects the allegations and ensures that he is innocent. We hope ...

Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn’s Detention Extended Through January 11

01.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It’s totally unfunny to be sent to jail for 10 days, every 10 days. Before the end of the year, the Tokyo District Court decided to extend the detention of Carlos Ghosn who leads the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance – by another 10 days, to at least January 11, 2019. Greg Kelly, who was arrested together with ...

Living With A Renault Twizy In Central London: Video

12.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It’s possible, but you need to accept specific limitations. Seen Through Glass shares its thoughts on what it’s like to live with a Renault Twizy in Central London. The tiny French EV was called an electric go-kart, which performs best in a hot climate (in base version, there are no windows, doors, heating or radio). ...

Watch Renault Twizy Race Mercedes-AMG GT R In Reverse

12.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Let’s do this a bit backwards. When you think of the Renault Twizy, you would probably liken it to a lawnmower or a golf cart, but beating a Mercedes-AMG GT R in a race would never cross your mind, right? I mean, who in the right sense would put these two on a drag *****? Apparently, Top Gear did, and it’s ...

Renault Takes Big Stake In Chinese Electric Car Maker

12.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Renault will expand its EV presence in China through acquisition Renault Group and Chinese company JMCG announced an agreement in the EV field, according to which Renault Group will take a “significant stake” of JMEV (electric vehicle subsidiary of JMCG). The JMEV is described as one of the main EV players in China, with several ...

Ghosn Re-Arrested Under New Allegations: LEAF e-Plus Debut Postponed?

12.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Carlos Ghosn will spend Christmas in detention After about a month in detention in Japan, it was expected that Carlos Ghosn – who leads the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance – would be free on Friday 21, as Tokyo District Court unexpectedly rejected prosecutors’ request to extend the arrest. Reporters were ready for a press conference with Carlos ...

Renault Group Sold 200,000 Electric Vehicles

12.21.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Renault 200,000 EVs, including some 175,000 electric cars Renault Group announced that cumulative sales of all-electric vehicles hit 200,000. The number includes several electric cars, heavy quadricycle (Twizy) and Renault Samsung Motors’ SM3 Z.E. (rebranded and upgraded Renault Fluence Z.E.). Our data and estimations (as of the end of November) shows that almost two-thirds of ...