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Renault ZOE powered almost entirely by renewable energy in Scotland

Wind Power Propels Electric Renaults On Scottish Islands

If you remember the Fully Charged episode about Orkney’s forest of wind turbines, you probably will not be surprised by the high ratio of renewable energy generated in Scotland. Electric cars in Scotland are powered almost entirely by renewable energy, and Renault decided to use this as an advantage for marketing…

5 hours ago by Mark Kane 1

Renault Kangoo Z.E.

Renault Kangoo Vans Upgraded Across Entire Lineup

Renault slightly updated its Kangoo vans, including the all-electric Z.E. version. Changes don’t apply to the batteries, drivetrain or charging abilities(Renault is reluctant to use 3-phase 22 kW charging from ZOE, so the only option is still at least several hours via 16 A). As of today, Renault sold about 20,000…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 7

Renault ZOE in Palermo

Palermo Adds Renault ZOEs To Car Share Program

In early October, the city of Palermo (in cooperation with Amat, Renault and Enel) launched an electric car sharing service with 24 Renault ZOE. This is the largest project in southern Italy with plug-ins. ZOEs are available in five of the city’s carparks (three to be added later this year):…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 2

Renault-Nissan Alliance to provide world’s largest EV fleet to international Conference at COP21

Renault-Nissan Alliance Sold More Than 274,000 EVs

Renault-Nissan Alliance again released a press note boasting that it will provide 200 electric cars for the United Nation’s COP21 climate conference in Paris. Renault ZOE, Nissan LEAF and Nissan e-NV200 will be used from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 covering more than 400,000 km (250,000 miles). Additionally 90 charging points (fast…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 21

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

Renault Electric Car Sales Up 25% In September

Renault, thanks to having one of the most popular pure electric cars in Europe – the ZOE – increased its BEV car sales in September by 25% year-over-year. Most of the total 2,149 (1,665 for ZOE) car sales worldwide obviously come from Europe (over 97%) where the company makes its home….

1 month ago by Mark Kane 3

Renault Zoe Rolling Down Assembly Line

Renault To Increase ZOE Production To 150/Day

Renault believes in the strong potential growth for ZOE electric car sales, and as such is gearing up for increased production. The Flins factory (in France) is already producing about 120 ZOE a day (up from 90 in the Spring, when the Superbonus was launched in France). Now the company says…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 12

Renault Kangoo Z.E. electric vans in the fleet of ERDF

1,000th Renault Kangoo Z.E. Delivered To ERDF

ERDF, the French electric utility, reached a milestone of 1,000 Renault Kangoo Z.E. all-electric vans in its fleet.  Pretty impressive indeed! “ERDF chief Philippe Monloubou in person took delivery of number 1,000 on 25 September 2015 as it rolled out of the Renault MCA plant in Maubeuge.” The plan for…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 5