2012 Renault Twizy

Is An Electric Scoot Quad (Nee Renault Twizy) Car-Sharing's Urban Future?

Is An Electric Scoot Quad (Nee Renault Twizy) Car-Sharing's Urban Future?

In San Francisco, driving a bright-red tandem two-seat electric Renault Twizy gets you noticed--by everyone from sweet little old ladies to skate punks. Even on Castro Street. On Halloween. We spent a weekend with the low-speed electric vehicle, which is just being added to the Scoot Networks fleet... read more

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2009 Nissan Land Glider leaning EV concept

Nissan Planning Electric City Car Rival To Renault's Twizy

Buoyed by the quiet European success of the Renault Twizy electric city car, the French firm's Japanese partner Nissan is considering its own diminutive electric vehicle... read more July 3, 2013 by  11

Renault Twizy Cargo electric van

Renault Twizy Cargo: Electric City Car Loses Seat, Gains Cargo Space

Removing equipment from a car isn't usually the way to make it more appealing, but a new variant of the Renault Twizy city car may have done just that. Called the Renault... read more June 27, 2013 by  6

Renault Twizy in New York City. Photos: Renault Official on Flickr

Renault Twizy: See How The Tiny Electric City Car Is Built--By Hand

Building cars by hand is an increasingly endangered art, and the few carmakers that still persist tend to charge rather a lot for their products. Renault's Twizy electric... read more January 3, 2013 by  2

Renault Twizy first drive, Ibiza

Renault Twizy Electric Minicar On eBay: What You Need To Know

We've written about the Renault Twizy electric minicar on several occasions in the past. After driving it in Ibiza we later tested it in the UK, and while flawed, it really... read more November 2, 2012 by  8

Renault's Free Twizy Promotion

A Free Electric Car With Every Gas-Guzzler? It’s Happening In Spain

As we pointed out yesterday, sales of purely electric cars in the U.S. aren’t as high as many in the industry hoped they would be. In an attempt to get more customers... read more August 2, 2012 by  2

2012 Renault Twizy

Weekend Test-Drive: Can Tiny Renault Twizy Be A Real Car?

When we first heard that French automaker Renault was producing a tiny, two-seat electric car with a top speed of 52mph called the Twizy, we have to admit to laughing. A lot... read more June 18, 2012 by  9

Renault Twizy first drive, Ibiza

Will Open-Air Renault Twizy Electric Car Threaten New Smart ForTwo?

Smart might have just unveiled the 2013 Smart ForTwo, but it doesn't take a genius to work out it's little more than a facelift with some new trim materials. While the car is... read more May 9, 2012 by  3

Renault Twizy in New York City. Photos: Renault Official on Flickr

Little Car, Big Apple: Renault Twizy In New York City

When we drove the Renault Twizy on the island of Ibiza last month, we asked whether Renault would actually sell any. A vehicle that's virtually ideal for a sun-drenched... read more May 4, 2012 by  4

Renault Twizy first drive, Ibiza

Renault Twizy Electric Minicar First Drive Report: Video

GreenCarReports was invited to the island of Ibiza to test Renault's latest electric effort. The Twizy isn't your average electric vehicle, so this won't be your average... read more April 9, 2012 by  16

Renault Twizy Z.E. electric vehicle

Renault Twizy Electric Minicar: What Would You Like To Know?

Electric cars have some clear benefits over combustion-engined equivalents--zero local emissions, inexpensive "refuelling", luxury-car levels of refinement from silent... read more April 4, 2012 by  16

Audi Urban Concept launch, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Audi To Sell Electric Urban Concept, Join The Not-Quite-Car Parade?

If one is a fluke and two is coincidence, then three makes a trend for sure. Audi is close to approving plans to build a limited number of the all-electric two-seat Urban... read more November 4, 2011 by  8

Renault Twizy Z.E. electric vehicle

2012 Renault Twizy Price Announced -- But Will It Ever Come To The U.S.?

A few years ago the idea that mainstream european automakers would be focusing so much effort on minuscule electric urban runabouts would have been met with derision. But a... read more October 5, 2011 by  9


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