Posts Tagged renault

Renault Twizy Train

Renault Twizy Becomes A Train

“The new generation mini-train is here: it’s the #Twizy Train, electric & fun. Choo-choo!” Tweets Renault zero emissions Twitter account, Renault Z.E. We love it.  And we love Renault’s carefree attitude towards promotion of the funky Twizy. Now, if we could just convince Renault to import the Twizy into the…

4 days ago by Eric Loveday 4

Renault Zoe and Bollore Bluecar in France

Renault EVs – France Versus Rest Of The World

Renault is the only carmaker with four electric models on the market. In theory, this should provide solid diversification of sales. When we look where Renault is selling its electric cars, it turns out that most of them are sold in France, with other countries each individually having only a…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 18

Renault's Lineup Of Pure Electric Cars - No Plug-In Hybrids, Or Even Regular Hybrids To Be Seen...At Least Not Yet

Renault Electric Vehicle Sales Report June 2014

We just gathered the latest preliminary sales results for Renault electric cars and, as always, we put them into our exclusive calculator. In June, with nearly 1,900 EVs sold, Renault had it best EV sales month in a year (June of 2013) and one of the best ever for Renault….

1 month ago by Mark Kane 13

renault kangoo ze driving

Renault Delivers Kangoo Z.E. To Uruguay And Brazil

Renault recently delivered a fleet of 30 Kangoo Z.E. to Uruguay, which is probably the largest order for Renault’s EV from all of South America. The vehicles will be run by UTE, Uruguay’s generator and distributor of electricity, in the capital Montevideo and elsewhere in the country. “UTE, which generates,…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 1

The Renault Trucks D all electric

The Electric Renault Truck D On The Streets Of Paris

Paris got a new EV, a big one, as an experimental all-electric Renault Truck D hit the street. This vehicle will be operated by Speed Distribution Logistique for delivering supplies from Guerlain’s distribution center to Maison de Parfums & Cosmétiques boutiques, as part of research into goods transport based on…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 3

Renault Twingo Debut At Geneva 2014

Electric Renault Twingo On Hold, Coming Soon Or Not Planned?

Automotive News Europe is reporting that “Renault has been forced to re-think its ambitious electric vehicle plans.” Chief Performance Officer Jerome Stoll is quoted as stating: “We’re not in a situation where the market has followed our forecasts.” “People haven’t yet reached the point where they feel the need to…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 18

Renault's Lineup Of Pure Electric Cars - No Plug-In Hybrids, Or Even Regular Hybrids To Be Seen...At Least Not Yet

Renault Electric Vehicle Sales Report May 2014

The increase of Renault electric cars sales in France gave us hope that maybe in the whole Europe sales of Renault EVs will have gone up a little bit in May.  But, like in April, Renault EV sales shrunk compared to 2013. After five months, Renault sales fell by approximately…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 6

Renault Inks Battery Deal With LG Chem

Renault Inks Battery Deal With LG Chem

Renault Samsung Motors announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Renault and LG Chem to jointly develop next generation lithium-ion battery for electric cars. The main goal is to increase energy density and enable Renault’s EVs to have longer range. Sadly, there are not details on timeframe, range…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 12