Renault presents the keys to the 50,000th ZOE

Renault Delivered 50,000th ZOE

Renault has announced a significant milestone of passing 50,000 ZOEs sold since its introduction in early 2013. With 18,500 sales in 2015, the ZOE represents around 20% of BEV sales in Europe and 55% in France.  So it is a major driving force in the electrification of the automobile in the region….

2 days ago by Mark Kane 10

Passenger BEV Registrations in France – March 2016

Renault Passes 25,000 ZOE Sold In France, 45,000 In Total

Renault’s flagship electric car – the ZOE, reached a significant milestone in France this month, passing 25,000 units sold to date. In its home market the ZOE always shines, often exceeding 50% of the total market share among passenger BEVs. In March, a record 1,370 ZOE were moved, so the model is showing no…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 27

BEV Registrations in France – March 2016

France Plug-In Electric Car Sales Hits New High In March

Globally, March of 2016 was pretty kind to EV sales around the world…and France was no exception. In total, the 3,255 new registrations of all-electric vehicles is new high –  up 104% up year-over-year.  In fact, BEVs made up 1.33% of the total market share! Some 2,739 of those sales, were passenger BEVs…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 7

Renault ZOE

Renault Recalling Over 10,000 ZOE For Brake Hose Checks

Renault needs to deal with a potential risk of rupture to brake fluid hoses in ZOEs manufactured between the EV’s launch in 2012 and Oct. 6, 2014. In total, some 10,649 cars needs to visit their local service departments, out of around ~42,300 produced up to date. “Renault is recalling 10,649 Zoe electric…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 2

Renault BEVs sales – February 2016

Renault Increases Sales Of Electric Cars In February By 60%

For 18 consecutive months Renault has increased sales of its electric cars (not counting the on and off again Twizy). In February, the French company moved 2,152 cars (125 Fluence Z.E., 361 Kangoo Z.E. and 1,666 ZOE including 19 commercial registrations), which is 60% more than year ago, and an additionally…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 9

Renault Twizy 40 - On "Sale" This Summer In Canada

Renault Twizy 40 Arrives In Canada This Summer

This week our friends at Renault dropped us a line that the Twizy 40 will soon be available in Canada. The Twizy 40 has just cleared that last regulatory hurdle to allow the all-electric Renault quadricycle to be sold in the country, as it has now been certified by Transport…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 24

BEV Registrations in France – February 2016

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In France Keep Growing In February

Plug-in electric car sales in France increased last month significantly compared to previous years. In total, some 2,907 plug-in were registered: passenger BEVs – 1,899 (up 74%) passenger PHEVs – 553 (up 145%) commercial BEVs – 455 (up 45%) Passenger EVs market share stands at nearly 1.5% (1.13% for BEVs). LCVs,…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 3