We’re all pretty clued-up about the benefits to zero-emission driving these days. Not only do electric cars help to improve air quality, lower your SMR costs and bring a reduction in BIK tax bills, they also deliver huge savings by not relying on fuel. According to many experts, we are now getting very close to … Continue reading Renault Zoe vs rivals – cost analysis→
UK-based Car Keys, a car shopping site focused on finding you a great deal on a new automobile, put out this rather amusing animated video that compared the range of 8 of the UK’s most popular electric cars.
Renault pioneered the development of electric vehicles in Europe, and leads the European electric vehicle market today. The vehicle batteries are rented to customers, and have been since release of Renault’s very first electric vehicle. In this way, Renault keeps full control over the whole battery lifecycle, which is advantageous not only to customers but … Continue reading Renault optimizes the lifecycle of its electric vehicle batteries→
TRO has been appointed to launch the UK’s first ever Electric Vehicle Experience Centre in partnership with Chargemaster. Opening in Milton Keynes, the EV Experience Centre is aimed at educating consumers by demonstrating the value of electric vehicles. TRO’s retail division is responsible for the design and production of the EV Experience Centre, which will … Continue reading TRO to launch UK’s first Electric Vehicle Experience Centre→
Fife-based eRally Motorsport have built the first electric rally car, a Renault Zoe which is charging into Formula 1000 in 2018. The prototype car will be used in junior rallying, for 14 to 17-year-olds, after being tested in the senior division this year. Thanks to help from Business Gateway Fife, eRally, which is based just … Continue reading ELECTRIC RALLY CAR SPARKS SUCCESS→
Hitachi Ltd. will work on a smart-grid project in Southwest England that seeks to combine renewable energy, battery storage and electric vehicles to balance power output and usage. Hitachi’s European unit will develop a so-called Internet-of-things platform for the 10.8 million-pound ($13.13 million) project in the Isles of Scilly, in Cornwall, according to a statement … Continue reading Hitachi Starts U.K. Project to Mix Clean Power and Electric Cars→
As promised, Renault has introduced a new larger battery equipped Kangoo Z.E. with up to 50% more range. And while we are happy to see the upgraded “ZE 33” model, and its 33 kWh pack (instead of 22 kWh), the vans battery stills looks tiny as compared to the recently updated ZOE with a 41 … Continue reading Renault Kangoo Z.E. Gets 50% More Range→
News and comment on the Renault ZOE electric car – quiet, lively, and non-polluting for £300 per month including fuel.