So far, the Renault ZOE was the best-selling all-electric model from Renault and one of the best-selling models in Europe.
However, the ZOE platform is getting old. The car was introduced around 2012, and since then upgraded several times (including a major refresh in 2019) in terms of new, higher capacity batteries, more powerful electric motors and most recently a DC fast charging option.
Our data indicates that the company has so far sold more than 300,000 ZOE (almost entirely in Europe).
Despite that, the ZOE will be replaced by a new electric car - the upcoming all-new Renault R5 around 2023/2024. It's interesting, especially since in January we read that the ZOE will not be replaced.
Renault's plan is to switch to the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance's new CMF-EV platform to become more competitive. New solutions are expected to lower the costs quite significantly (maybe even by a third compared to ZOE, according to some reports).
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Renault for sure has to improve its EV lineup as, so far this year, the ZOE is no longer able to maintain its first place in the home market - France, where the Tesla Model 3 sells noticeably better and the Peugeot e-208 is right behind. A new fresh model might be a good start.