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Renault Zoe: Australian launch imminent with two variants coming

While Renault remains stubbornly quiet on the topic, we can reveal that the Renault Zoe launch is now imminent, with the vehicle recently listed on a government vehicle guide. As revealed by CarAdvice in June, Renault’s local arm has gone through the motions of registering the Zoe with Australian government regulatory bodies – a sure sign of intent to … Continue reading Renault Zoe: Australian launch imminent with two variants coming

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 LEAF and Renault ZOE. … Continue reading Renault-Nissan Alliance Cumulative Electric Vehicle Sales Approach 500,000

Renault Zoe still dominates Europe electric-car sales; longer range boosts sales

Ask a North American driver to name companies that make electric cars, and you’ll probably hear Tesla, maybe Nissan, and perhaps Chevy or BMW or Toyota. Chinese drivers may be more likely to say BYD (and perhaps Tesla), but Europeans will likely name Renault. (And Tesla.) The Renault Zoe, now in its fifth year but … Continue reading Renault Zoe still dominates Europe electric-car sales; longer range boosts sales

UAE’s Farnek adds Renault Zoe electric vehicle to fleet

Farnek has become the first company in the GCC region to purchase a Renault Zoe electric vehicle. The UAE-based facilities management (FM) firm has added the environmentally friendly model to its 200-strong transportation fleet. When compared to the saloon cars in its existing fleet, which travel approximately 72,000km annually, Farnek expects the Renault Zoe to save more … Continue reading UAE’s Farnek adds Renault Zoe electric vehicle to fleet

Renault Zoe becomes first EV pool car for Slough Council

Slough Borough Council has purchased three Renault Zoe EV vehicles as staff pool cars. The purchase follows Slough Borough Council’s ‘journey to clean air’ initiative, as part of its low emissions strategy. The pool car scheme is part of Slough’s wider fleet challenge programme, providing ‘environmentally friendly’ solutions for staff travel to meetings, site inspections … Continue reading Renault Zoe becomes first EV pool car for Slough Council

EVs are ‘clearly’ the future despite slow start, Renault’s Normand says

The global market for electric vehicles has not grown as fast as Renault expected when CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a bold investment of 4 billion euros ($4.5 billion) six years ago to develop the technology, said Gilles Normand, the automaker’s senior vice president for electric vehicles. However, electric vehicles are “clearly” the future of the … Continue reading EVs are ‘clearly’ the future despite slow start, Renault’s Normand says