Renault ZOE Price Increase

There is a rumour going around that Renault will be increasing the cost of the ZOE significantly after 30 June, in other words there will be new prices from Friday.

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The figure suggested is about £30 per month, so a big rise.

The report is as yet unconfirmed, but of course it ties in with the start of the next sales quarter so it is credible.

It also matches our experience of the prices rising every couple of months so far during 2016.

For example we have previously reported price changes as follows:

These were all about two months apart so the next increase occurring in early July would be consistent with these previous events.

If the amount of increase is correct, however, then it’s significantly more than we’ve seen before.

As ever, we will report as soon as we have any more information. Until then, our current prices are here: Renault ZOE Offers.

Source: Fuel Included Blog

Renault Says ZOE Production Is At 160 Units Per Day

The Flins factory in France is the sole location for production of the Renault ZOE and we’ve now learned that each and every day approximately 160 ZOEs roll off the Flins assembly line.

Renault ZOE Production
Renault ZOE Production

If we assume Renault means 7 days a week, 365 days a year (that’s probably not what Renault intends to mean in its Tweet), then annual production for ZOE would stand at 58,400 units. A rather impressive figure.

However, it’s more likely that Renault’s Tweet is implying a typical five-day work week, with various break here and there for factory overhauls, holiday shutdowns, etc.

In that scenario, the implication would be approximately 200 days per year at 160 units per day, or 32,000 ZOEs produced annually…still a rather decent amount of EVs per year.

Renault itself has previously stated that its production goal for ZOE is 35,000 units this year, up from 20,000 produced last year.

Source: Inside EVs via FuelIncluded.com