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Renault-Nissan Alliance Sells 200,000 Electric Vehicles

Renault-Nissan Alliance released today an important announcement on reaching the mark of 200,000 cumulative sales of all-electric vehicles in early November. This number comes almost 4 years after the launch the Nissan LEAF in December 2010, and include six models – Nissan LEAF and new e-NV200 plus four Renault – Kangoo Z.E., Fluence Z.E. (existing … Continue reading Renault-Nissan Alliance Sells 200,000 Electric Vehicles

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Renault inks MOU with LG Chem to jointly develop future EV batteries

Renault S.A., the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles (EV), said Wednesday that it has signed an agreement with LG Chem to jointly develop high density batteries that will power its next-generation zero emission cars. The French automaker, which controls Renault-Nissan Alliance and South Korea’s Renault Samsung Motors Co., said the agreement lays the foundation … Continue reading Renault inks MOU with LG Chem to jointly develop future EV batteries

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Renault Sold 8,500 Electric Vehicles in 2013

According to the latest preliminary data on Renault EV sales, the French manufacturer ended the year of 2013 with 18,673 electric vehicles sold. Of which ~97% were sold in Europe. Renault’s first model, the Renault Fluence Z.E., noted a huge downfall from low levels in 2012 to rock bottom in 2013 and recently we learned … Continue reading Renault Sold 8,500 Electric Vehicles in 2013

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Renault-Nissan sells 100,000th electric car

Renault-Nissan reached a major milestone earlier this month by selling its 100,000th electric vehicle. The lucky customer was American graduate student Allison Howard, who became the owner of a Leaf. “The age of the mainstream zero-emission vehicle is here,” said Renault-Nissan Alliance Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn. “We expect demand to keep growing as the … Continue reading Renault-Nissan sells 100,000th electric car

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Review of the seine aval electric vehicles trial (SAVE)

Between March 2011 and December 2012, 65 Renault-Nissan electric vehicles were driven in the Seine Aval area and 130 charging stations installed as part of SAVE (Seine Aval Véhicules Électriques), France’s biggest ever trial of all-electric mobility, made possible by a partnership between eight public[1] and private[2] entities. On Monday July 8, 2013 the SAVE … Continue reading Review of the seine aval electric vehicles trial (SAVE)

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Renault-Nissan CEO sees 100,000 electric vehicles sold end-June

Renault and its Japanese partner Nissan will have sold a total of 100,000 electric vehicles so far by the end of June, Carlos Ghosn, chief executive of both companies, said on Saturday. But Ghosn, speaking at a conference in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence, also said he did not expect any strong recovery in … Continue reading Renault-Nissan CEO sees 100,000 electric vehicles sold end-June

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Renault-Nissan Sell 43,829 Electric Vehicles in 2012

The Renault-Nissan Alliance is the only automaker with a wide range of 100% electric vehicles (EVs) which can be charged with purely renewable energy. Nissan boasts only 1 pure electric vehicle:the Nissan LEAF.  On the other hand, Renault offers a wide selection of pure electric vehicles: Fluence Z.E., Kangoo Z.E., Zoe and the urban-oriented Twizy. … Continue reading Renault-Nissan Sell 43,829 Electric Vehicles in 2012

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Largest fleet of electric vehicles in the North Range at CTT

24 Kangoo Maxi Z.E. (zero emission) vans from Renault will be used to transport personnel carbon-free at the HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT). The fleet is part of the ‘Hamburg – Wirtschaft am Strom’ (Hamburg – Current Affairs) project, which is being funded by the German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development (BMVBS) … Continue reading Largest fleet of electric vehicles in the North Range at CTT

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Renault inaugurates the world’s largest photovoltaic system in the automotive industry

This week Renault is inaugurating 40 hectares of photovoltaic panels simultaneously at six of its French production sites. The initiative further confirms Renault’s environmental commitment and is also an innovative way of protecting new vehicles before they leave plants. Renault this week is inaugurating 400,000 square meters (equal to 60 soccer pitches) of photovoltaic panels, … Continue reading Renault inaugurates the world’s largest photovoltaic system in the automotive industry

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Renault to provide DHL Express with electric vehicles

Renault will supply DHL France with a fleet of electric vehicles by 2015. A total 50 vehicles have already been confirmed. The first four which are Kangoo Z.E., will be delivered by the end of 2012. Renault already chose DHL in 2011 to manage the logistics of battery shipments to all Z.E. centres and expert … Continue reading Renault to provide DHL Express with electric vehicles

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Renault will supply DHL France with a fleet of electric vehicles by 2015

A total 50 electric vehicles have already been confirmed. The first four which are Kangoo Z.E., will be delivered by the end of 2012. Renault already chose DHL in 2011 to manage the logistics of battery shipments to all Z.E. centres and expert sites across France. The new partnership signed today strengthens the cooperation between … Continue reading Renault will supply DHL France with a fleet of electric vehicles by 2015

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Renault and Others Debut Electric Vehicles at Paris Show

The Renault Zoe costs less than most electric vehicles at 20,700 euros ($26,650), or 13,700 Euros in France, thanks to government incentives. And it travels 210 kilometers (130 miles), according to the standard European mileage test. Simon Luque, Zoe project director for Renault, promises that this will translate into 150 kilometers of real-world driving. “That … Continue reading Renault and Others Debut Electric Vehicles at Paris Show

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Renault-Nissan plans to sell 1.5 million electric vehicles

EVWIND The electric car is the big bet Renult-Nissan alliance. Renault-Nissan aims to reach an accumulated sales volume of electric vehicles from 1.5 million units worldwide by 2016. Nissan has developed electric cars like the Leaf, which was released in Japan and the U.S. in December 2010 and in Europe in March 2011 and sold … Continue reading Renault-Nissan plans to sell 1.5 million electric vehicles

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