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Renault opens its first electric-vehicle-only showroom, in Sweden

Renault opens its first electric-vehicle-only showroom, in Sweden

How to sell electric cars in these early years poses a quandry for all automakers. Tesla chose to avoid existing franchised dealerships and set up its own "stores," where shoppers can learn about plug-in electric vehicles, and their advantages, and have questions answered by Tesla representatives... read more

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2017 Renault Kangoo ZE           [photo: Yannick Brossard for Renault]

Renault Kangoo ZE small electric van now on sale with longer range

French automaker Renault has given its small light commercial electric vehicle a handful of upgrades, including a significantly longer battery range. The Renault Kangoo ZE is... read more June 29, 2017 by


 
2017 Renault Zoe

Renault plans huge energy storage plant using old Zoe electric-car battery packs

With more plug-in electric vehicles on the road today than ever, automakers are working to solve an impending issue: what to do with used lithium-ion batteries. Once the... read more June 9, 2017 by


 
Dynamic wireless electric car charging testing using a Renault Kangoo Z.E.

Renault, Qualcomm show off electric-car road charging at 60 mph

It's long been an inspiring futuristic concept: electric cars that can recharge continuously at speed, driving along roadways with built-in inductive charging. Think a... read more May 22, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

Nissan's plans: reignite electric-car sales, boost lagging Mitsubishi

The Nissan Leaf has been a fading light in the electric car market, but after a few years in the dark, it will soon get a chance to shine once more. Despite a battery... read more April 28, 2017 by


 
Longer-range Renault Zoe electric car, introduced at 2016 Paris Motor Show

Renault Zoe electric-car owners can double their range by upgrading leased batteries

When the updated 2017 Renault Zoe was unveiled last fall at the Paris auto show, it became one of the few electric cars whose range effectively doubled over its model life... read more March 27, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

More details emerge on low-cost electric car from Renault-Nissan for 2020

The Renault-Nissan Alliance's plans for future electric cars are beginning to come into focus. The two automakers have dominated global battery-electric car sales with the... read more March 15, 2017 by


 
Nissan e-NV200

Nissan e-NV200 beats Renault Kangoo ZE in electric van sales in Europe

The Renault-Nissan Alliance continues to lead all other automakers globally in sales of battery-electric cars. The Nissan Leaf is the best-selling electric car in history... read more March 14, 2017 by


 
Renault Zoe e-Sport Concept being revealed at 2017 Geneva auto show  [photo: Olivier Martin-Gambier]

Renault Zoe e-Sport Concept at Geneva highlights electric-car performance (live photos)

The Renault Zoe, a subcompact hatchback, has little in common with the Tesla Model S besides a battery-electric powertrain and five doors. But the maker of Europe's... read more March 8, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

With Mitsubishi, Renault-Nissan is world's largest maker of all-electric cars

The controlling interest in carmaker Mitsubishi it acquired last year has helped the Renault-Nissan Alliance to solidify its position as the global leader in sales of... read more February 8, 2017 by


 
2017 Renault Master ZE and Kangoo ZE (background) electric delivery vans

Renault adds new Master ZE larger electric delivery van

French carmaker Renault sells no passenger cars in North America, and hasn't for almost 30 years now. But in Europe, its all-electric Zoe subcompact hatchback has been the... read more January 24, 2017 by


 
New Renault Twingo

French target Renault, Brits query Fiat, over diesel emissions

The past week has not been a particularly pleasant one for advocates of diesel cars. Volkswagen agreed to plead guilty to criminal counts related to its diesel-emissions... read more January 17, 2017 by


 
2017 Renault Zoe

Long-range Renault Zoe electric car reviewed in U.K.: Forbidden Fruit

The Renault Zoe is the best-selling electric car in Europe, and it has just received a significant battery upgrade. Unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in September, the updated... read more December 30, 2016 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

Nissan and Renault to share common electric-car platform in future

The Renault-Nissan Alliance currently leads all other makers in total global sales of electric cars. The Nissan Leaf remains the best-selling electric car in history, while... read more December 14, 2016 by


 
nuTonomy autonomous Renault Zoe in Boston

Autonomous Renault Zoe electric car to be tested in Boston by nuTonomy

The Renault Zoe electric car isn't sold in the U.S., but it will make an appearance on the streets of one U.S. city very soon. The battery-electric subcompact hatchback will... read more November 23, 2016 by


 
Renault Trezor concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Renault Trezor concept in Paris; electric drive, new design language

Automakers often use concept cars to preview future styling for much more restrained production models. Even when a concept car doesn't make it into production, elements of... read more September 29, 2016 by


 

 
 

 
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