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Renault Zoe Leads 2015 European Sales Of All-Electric Cars

Renault Zoe Leads 2015 European Sales Of All-Electric Cars

While sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids fell slightly last year in the U.S., the sales data for Europe was more encouraging. Almost 100,000 battery-electric cars were sold in the European Union last year: 97,687 units, to be precise. (Data for plug-in hybrids isn't immediately available.)... read more

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Renault Zoe electric car on the Outer Hebrides

Wind-Powered Electric Renaults For Rent In Remote Scottish Hebrides Islands

If you're looking to drive an electric car powered almost entirely by renewable energy, we have a vacation destination in mind. Islands in the remote Scottish Hebrides... read more November 1, 2015 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Nissan And Renault Have Now Sold More Than 250,000 Electric Cars

About four and a half years after the first 2011 Nissan Leaf electric car was delivered, Nissan and its French partner Renault have reached a significant milestone. Together... read more June 24, 2015 by


 
Sir Stirling Moss in his Renault Twizy electric car, London, May 2015

Who Drives Electric? Famous Racing Driver Stirling Moss, It Turns Out

Celebrities are always a good way to draw attention to cars. Now the U.K. arm of French carmaker Renault has made a short video about one very well-known driver of its Twizy... read more May 20, 2015 by


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

Renault To Return To N America With Twizy Low-Speed Electric Car?

Four of Europe's six mass-market carmakers have long sold cars in North America. The exceptions, for a quarter of a century, have been the two French makers: PSA Peugeot... read more March 1, 2015 by


 
Renault Kangoo Z.E. electric pickup truck by Kollé

First Electric Pickup Truck: Renault Kangoo ZE Not For U.S. (Forbidden Fruit)

The field of electric cars is gradually growing more diverse, but so far no automaker has built an electric pickup truck and put it on sale. Now there is one, although it... read more February 25, 2015 by


 
2011 Nissan Leaf prototype

Nissan And Renault Together Pass 200,000 Electric-Car Sales

A little less than four years ago, the first 2011 Nissan Leaf electric car was delivered to eager buyer Olivier Chalouhi in San Francisco. Earlier this month, Nissan and its... read more November 26, 2014 by


 
Nissan lithium-ion cell fabrication & battery pack assembly at Nissan plant in Smyrna, Tennessee

Nissan's Electric-Car Battery Future: Will It Be With LG Chem?

Nissan is set to close electric-car battery plants in England and the U.S. and turn to Korean maker LG Chem for some batteries. Or perhaps not. A startling and exclusive... read more September 16, 2014 by


 
2013 Renault Zoe electric car

Renault To Show 117 MPG Concept At Paris Auto Show To Hit French Target

Europe's CO2-based taxation system means consumers already have access to a wide range of highly efficient vehicles. There are stricter targets on the horizon however, and... read more August 29, 2014 by


 
2014 Nissan Leaf

Nissan On Track To Beat 2020 Electric Car Sales Target?

Nissan and its French partner Renault could be on track for selling 1.5 million electric vehicles before 2020, according to the company's latest estimates. The two companies... read more March 15, 2014 by


 
Renault Twingo - 2014 Geneva Motor Show live photos

Renault Twingo Live Photos: Smart Forfour Partner Launched At Geneva

The car you see here, the Renault Twingo, will not be sold in the U.S. A car like it will be, though--Smart's next Forfour, and indeed the two-seat Fortwo, have been... read more March 5, 2014 by


 
2013 Renault Zoe electric car

Renault To Add Plug-In Hybrid To Electric Car Range?

Some say that launching an electric car in today's market is still something of a risk. Launching four of them then, as French automaker Renault has done, could be considered... read more March 3, 2014 by


 
New Renault Twingo

New Renault Twingo Previews Next Smart ForTwo

Car companies aren't in the habit of persisting with loss-making enterprises, so it's a surprise that Daimler has continued with its Smart city car brand as long as it has... read more February 14, 2014 by


 
Honda Vision XS-1 concept [Photo courtesy of MotorBeam].

Tiny SUVs Shown By Chevy, VW, Honda At India Auto Expo

Automotive fashion plates now have a new trend to follow: very small SUVs. At the 2014 India Auto Expo in New Delhi, automakers debuted a crop of concept models with... read more February 5, 2014 by


 
2012 Renault Fluence ZE electric car (European model) at 2012 Paris Auto Show

Renault Fluence ZE Electric Car, Built For Better Place, Discontinued

Au revoir, Renault Fluence Z.E. You were among the first electric cars on the market, and you've lived through Better Place's bankruptcy, but now you're gone. Gas2 reports... read more February 5, 2014 by


 
Renault SRT_01E Formula E car hits Las Vegas

Formula E Electric Racing Takes To Las Vegas For Demo Run

If publicity is one of electric cars' best assets, then the inaugural Formula E electric racing series has importance far beyond the frivolities of motor sport. From... read more January 8, 2014 by


 

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