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Britain’s Biggest Electricity Distributor Switches To Electric Cars

10.20.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

UK Power Networks sets an example for its customers Britain’s biggest electricity distributor, UK Power Networks, is finally electrifying its vehicle fleet used to maintain its London electricity network. The first step is the purchase of eight all-electric vans Renault Kangoo Z.E. with 33 kWh battery packs, which should be able to go up to ...

Renault Increased Electric Car Sales In September By 41%

10.18.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

September was one of the better months for Renault EVs. Renault sold around 3,900 all-electric cars in September (up year-over-year by 41%). EV share out of total Renault volume for the month stands in Europe at around 4.3% (2.7% YTD in Europe). The Kangoo Z.E. continues sales gains (x2), while ZOE finally got some traction. ...

Will Electric Cars Save You Money? Renault Lays It Out: EVs Versus ICE

10.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Is it safe to call EVs a “bargain” even though they cost much more than ICE cars? Renault asks the above question and then elaborates by diving into which powertrain is truly the most cost-effective. The article is broken down with the main points that people should consider when trying to figure out the answer ...

2nd Generation Renault ZOE Spied In The Wild

10.11.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The new Renault ZOE, expected in 2019/2020, is seen here in the wild for the first time. Renault didn’t present any new ZOE – not even a concept – at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, although development is progressing at full swing. Recently, a largely camouflaged prototype of the new ZOE was seen in France. ...

Fully Charged Presents Powervault Energy Storage Systems

10.11.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Powervault offers second-life EV battery energy storage. Fully Charged, this time with a new co-host, visited British company Powervault, which develops battery energy storage systems, built from new or used EV batteries. The products evolve and are getting more mature compared to the system introduced in 2017. The wallboxes are offered in versions from 4 ...

Renault, Nissan Offer Diesel Trade-In Incentive To Boost Clean Car Sales

10.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It’s worth it to trade in an old diesel in Germany to buy EVs. Renault, apparently becomes the first foreign carmaker in Germany to offer owners of older diesel (Euro 5 or an older emissions standard) incentives between €2,000-€10,000 to buy a new Renault (all models). As the Renault ZOE is one of the most popular models ...

Renault Unveils Special Edition “Iconic” ZOE

10.04.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Renault presents the icon of the electric vehicle market. Renault celebrates sales of more than 110,000 ZOE (since market introduction in late 2012) and presented at the 2018 Paris Motor Show a new limited series – Renault ZOE Iconic, as the car is considered an icon of the EV market. The new version doesn’t bring any ...

Renault-Nissan, Daimler Might Cooperate On Battery Tech

10.03.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Renault and Daimler consider collaboration on batteries. The partnership between the Renault–Nissan Alliance and Daimler, which was established several years ago (way before Mitsubishi was included in the alliance), could soon be expanded autonomousous driving and battery technologies. Daimler already uses Renault’s electric motors in its smart electric cars. Renault Nissan Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said: ...

Renault EZ-Ultimo Concept Previews Premium Autonomous Mobility

10.03.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Fully electric, fully connected. Do you remember the Renault EZ-Pro concept from last month? It imagined a possible design for an autonomous delivery vehicle, built to be used in autonomous convoys. Today, at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, the French automaker is introducing the much sleeker EZ-Ultimo study, previewing a future premium autonomous mobility service vehicle. “As consumer ...

Ghosn Confirms Plug-In Hybrid Clio, Megane, Captur For Europe

10.02.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Three plug-in hybrids coming. During the unveiling of the Renault K-ZE, Carlos Ghosn announced that Renault finally will expand its approach to plug-in hybrids. So far, thFrene ch company was offering only all-electric models. Starting from 2020, Renault will start introducing in Europe three hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of its three models Clio, Megane and ...