100,000 Electric Cars Sold By Nissan, Renault...And Counting

100,000 Electric Cars Sold By Nissan, Renault...And Counting

As more electric cars hit the roads it's only natural a few milestones will fall here and there--and the latest is for the Franco-Japanese duo Renault-Nissan. The companies have now sold over 100,000 electric vehicles between them--the milestone car a Nissan Leaf, sold to American grad student... read more

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Facelifted 2013 Renault Fluence electric sedan

Renault Fluence ZE To Be Only Battery-Swap Car; One For The Books?

To the untrained eye, the Renault Fluence Z.E. is a fairly unremarkable vehicle--a compact sedan not unlike other compact sedans sold all around the world. What makes it... read more May 6, 2013 by  7

2013 Renault Zoe electric car

Renault Zoe Electric Car: First Drive Of Europe's Leaf Alternative

You might think that Europe, with its congested cities and relatively short distances between cities, would be the perfect environment for electric cars. Whether or not... read more May 3, 2013 by  10

Renault Twin'Z Concept electric city car

Renault Twin'Z: Rear-Drive Electric Car Hints At Next Smart Fortwo

Renault didn't endear itself to the U.S. back in the 1980s, with products like the Alliance and Le Car. It's almost a shame they aren't in the States today though, with a... read more April 8, 2013 by  5

2013 Renault Zoe electric car

Renault UK Offers Free Charging Stations With Zoe Electric Car

Renault's absence from North America means the Zoe electric car won't be reaching U.S. shores any time soon. And that's kind of a shame. It's about as chic as you'd expect... read more March 25, 2013 by  4

better place battery switch station 001

Better Place Bails Out Of Both U.S. And Australia

If you've been following our reports on battery-swapping company Better Place, the news probably won't come as much of a surprise. The company has decided to shut down its... read more February 6, 2013 by  2

Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell

Daimler, Ford, Nissan Agree To Share Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Costs For 2017 Or Later

The speculation is over, as Daimler has signed a three-way agreement with Ford and the Renault-Nissan Alliance to jointly develop future hydrogen fuel-cell technology. The... read more January 28, 2013 by  3

2011 Smart Forvision Concept

2014 Smart ForTwo: More Details, Renault Version Nixed

Smart's tiny Fortwo city car is being replaced in early 2014, and more details are emerging on the next generation small car. Changes include new engines, new transmissions... read more January 3, 2013 by  6

Facelifted 2013 Renault Fluence electric sedan

Better Place Electric-Car Service Delays Australia Rollout

The Better Place battery swapping saga continues, as partner Renault has delayed the roll-out off its electric Fluence sedan. Renault Australia announced the indefinite... read more December 18, 2012 by  3

Facelifted 2013 Renault Fluence electric sedan

Will France Lead Europe In Electric-Car Industry?

Which international carmaker currently has the largest range of electric vehicles? The answer is Renault. The French automaker has a significant EV portfolio--and as the... read more November 6, 2012 by  6

The Pope's Renault Kangoo Z.E. (Photo: Renault Italie)

Renault Blesses Pope Benedict With A Free Electric Car

The current head of the Catholic church, Pope Benedict XVI, is rather fond of electric cars. We know this because back in 2010, the Vatican revealed that he was eager to... read more September 6, 2012 by  0

The Renault ZOE sets a new world record, traveling 1,618 km in 24 hours

Renault ZOE Shatters Distance Record For An Electric Car

If we've said it once, we've said it a thousand times: range-anxiety is one of the biggest hurdles facing electric car manufacturers. If consumers don't believe that an... read more June 14, 2012 by  20

Renault ZOE electric car live photos

Renault ZOE Electric Car Debuts At Geneva: Live Photos

French carmaker Renault chose the Geneva Motor Show to launch the ZOE, the final model in its four-car Z.E. electric vehicle range. Joining the Fluence sedan, Kangoo van and... read more March 7, 2012 by  7

BMW i Launch Event, Frankfurt, July 2011

Tall, Skinny Tires: Newest Green-Car Efficiency Trend

There are many unusual things about the BMW i3 Concept electric minicar revealed last month, including its glass doors and roof, not to mention BMW's first production... read more September 30, 2011 by  17

2011 Volkswagen Nils single-seat electric car concept

2011 Frankfurt Auto Show: Full Electric Car Preview

We thought the 2011 Geneva Motor Show was one of the best ever for electric cars and green vehicles, but the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, starting in less than a week, is... read more September 6, 2011 by  0

Renault Frendzy Electric Concept

BREAKING: Renault Teases Frendzy Concept Before 2011 Frankfurt Show

Renault has just unveiled its latest electric car creation ahead of the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Called the Frendzy, and looking a little like the Kia Soul, the concept is... read more July 7, 2011 by  0


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