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12 hours ago

Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi Collectively Reveal Future Plans, Including 12 Pure EVs

The Alliance strikes back! No company has produced as many electric vehicles as the Alliance of Nissan, Renault, and the more recently added Mitsubishi. It seems, though, they are just getting started. Under the banner of “Alliance 2022,” the group has just announced a six-year plan with a strong focus…

4 days ago

Renault SYMBIOZ – The Car That Turns Into A Living Room For Your Home – Video

From the 2017 IAA in Frankfurt today, Renault unveiled its futuristic, electric concept vehicle with autonomous driving capability – the SYMBIOZ, envisioned for the year 2030. The Renault SYMBIOZ is a special kind of concept (put this one in the slightly wacky category), as it’s designed to integrate with home…

1 week ago

500 Renault ZOE Z.E. 40 To Be Available In Car Sharing Service In Madrid

Renault has announced a new (and pretty huge) electric car sharing service in Madrid, Spain to be launched in partnership with Ferrovial Services – an infrastructure operator, and municipal services company. The project – called Zity – will be launched within the M-30 beltway (and in some adjoining areas) in October…

1 week ago

SYMBIOZ EV To Represents Renault’s Vision Of The Future Of Mobility – Video

Renault will present from the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, a new all-electric concept – the SYMBIOZ. The goal of this project is to present and describe the vision of mobility by the year 2030. So as for the practical value of the offering … not so much. Three…

2 weeks ago

BYD Gains On World EV Sales Leaders, July Results Equal Tesla & BMW Combined

In July, some 88,000+ plug-in electric cars were sold globally, which was 40% more than year ago. YTD sales total stands at roughly 545,000. The best plug-in electric model in July was the BYD Song PHEV, which after just four months on the market hasn’t yet broken the Top 10 for…

2 weeks ago

Renault Finds Second-Life For EV Batteries At Highway Charging Stations

Renault and Connected Energy have further explored second-life EV batteries as an energy storage solution for highway fast charging stations. The two find that ESS at fast charger locations is a very viable application, especially if the power supply is limited in the area. Two new energy storage units made by…

4 weeks ago

Renault ZOE e-Sport Is One Badass EV – Track Drive Video

Not only was Fully Charged recently invited to test drive the Renault ZOE e-Sport Concept (see video here), but Car Throttle then got to give it a try without mercy. It’s great to see that the 340 kW ZOE e-Sport Concept, when pushed hard, brings a lot of fun to…

2 months ago

Renault-Nissan Alliance Cumulative Electric Vehicle Sales Approach 500,000

Renault-Nissan Alliance, after the acquisition of Mitsubishi, is now approaching 500,000 cumulative all-electric car sales – more than any other automotive group. At the end of June 2017, the Alliance counter stands at 481,151 units (some 130,000 more than year ago). The biggest impact on the number comes from the Nissan…

2 months ago

World EV Sales June 2017: Toyota Prius Prime Now Best Selling Plug-In

June was one of the best plug-in vehicle sales month ever! For second time in history, more than 100,000 units (approx. 100,500) were sold, good for a growth rate of 38% – and even more significantly, an average market share of 1% was reached for the first time! Total sales over the…

2 months ago

Renault ZOE e-Sport Driven In France – Fully Charged Test Drive Video

Fully Charged got a rather unique opportunity to check out a very special ZOE on the track – the race ready Renault ZOE e-Sport Concept, which was unveiled earlier this year in Geneva. The French hot hatch was first tested by Robert Llewellyn, and then also (more competently) by the Formula E driver…

2 months ago

BMW i3 Hits 10,000 Sales In Germany, Renault ZOE Close Behind At 9,500

BMW boasted its position as the most successful supplier of plug-in electric vehicles in Germany to date, as the company is first to cross the 10,000 sales mark with one plug-in model, the i3. We decided to go behind the numbers a bit, to check on the progress of the i3, and as it…

2 months ago

Renault Sets New EV Sales Record In June At 4,500

In June, Renault set a new all-time record for electric vehicles sales. The month saw sales of 4,498 EVs,  which was 56% higher than a year ago,  and 350+ units higher than the previous all-time record set in March. For the Renault brand, EVs (not including the city Twizy) stand at 1.65% share of all sales in…