Posts Tagged renault

Renault ZOE

Renault Confirms Battery Purchase Program Coming Soon

Finally, Renault has decided to take our advice by offering battery purchase alongside its current battery rental program. 7 months ago, we wrote: “Our prediction is that slowly but surely Renault will abandon the battery rental program in favor of outright selling its EVs.  The automaker’s dwindling EV sales will…

7 days ago by Eric Loveday 10

Nissan's Plant In Smyrna Tennessee

Nissan’s Battery Factories In U.S. And UK To Remain Open

Despite reports to the contrary, it seems Nissan will attempt to keep both its U.S. and UK battery factories operational, even if LG Chem displaces Nissan’s in-house battery operations. When the news initially broke, we had suggested that bringing LG Chem on board didn’t necessarily imply that Nissan would shutter…

4 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 15

Renault’s Lineup Of Pure Electric Cars – Fluence Z.E., Twizy, Kangoo Z.E. and ZOE

Renault Electric Vehicle Sales Report August 2014

Preliminary sales data from Renault is indicating that sales of its full-size electric cars amounted to 760 in August or 974 including Twizy. Almost all of those deliveries (99%) are assigned for Europe. This is not a strong result (lower than last August) for Renault, but August is the slow…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 5

New BEV Registrations in France (Passenger & LCV)

French Electric Car Sales Grew By 17.3% This Summer

August is the slowest month for car sales in France, so electric cars dropped too. However, looking at July and August data (like L’Avere-France) we find growth of 17.3% compared to July & August 2013 sales and EV market share at 0.5%. In the last two summer months, registrations amounted…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 5

Vincent Bolloré and Carlos Ghosn

Renault and Bolloré Form Partnership For Electric Vehicles

Renault and Bolloré forged a new alliance for electric vehicles after following the letter of intent signed in September 2013. Cooperation announced consists of three agreements: industrial cooperation: the Renault plant in Dieppe (Normandy, France) will assemble Bluecar electric vehicles for the Bolloré Group from second-half 2015, the founding of…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 1

Renault EOLAB

Top Gear Insights From Renault EOLAB Test Drive

Top Gear recently had the exclusive opportunity to test drive the new Renault EOLAB, which will be presented early next month at the Paris Motor Show. As it turns out, this is not concept car that  barely goes, but rather a fully functional prototype. It seems that Renault is seriously…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 31

Renault EOLAB

Renault Unveils EOLAB Plug-In Hybrid (w/videos)

Renault, the only car manufacturer that had four all-electric models on the market (Fluence Z.E., Kangoo Z.E., ZOE and Twizy) announced that its EOLAB plug-in hybrid will make its world premiere at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. The name comes from combining the name of “Aeolous” God and Ruler of…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 28