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Renault will test self-driving Zoe EV in China

Published: October 6, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Renault , China , Autonomous , Electric Zoe, Europe’s best-selling electric-vehicle, will be the base for self-driving prototype in Wuhan. Continue reading Renault will test self-driving Zoe EV in China Renault will test self-driving Zoe EV in China originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 06 Oct 2016 17:16:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds


Renault Zoe is the first low-cost EV to go 250 miles on a charge

Published: September 29, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Paris Motor Show , Renault , Hatchback , Electric Zurprise. Continue reading Renault Zoe is the first low-cost EV to go 250 miles on a charge Renault Zoe is the first low-cost EV to go 250 miles on a charge originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:55:00 EDT


Nissan Leaf’s lead over Renault Zoe narrows in Europe

Published: July 20, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Nissan , Europe , Electric Renault Zoe is about to catch the Nissan Leaf for the European sales lead among electric vehicles. Continue reading Nissan Leaf’s lead over Renault Zoe narrows in Europe Nissan Leaf’s lead over Renault Zoe narrows in Europe originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:50:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds .


Official: Renault ZOE revs up for big sales in Norway

Published: April 8, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Renault , Europe/EU Renault doesn’t want to be left out in the Norwegian cold. The French automaker knows that EV sales are through the roof in Norway , so it is finally bringing the Zoe EV to the Scandinavian country


Official: Renault Zoe pulls out multiple wins at Rallye Monte-Carlo ZENN 2014

Published: March 25, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Renault , Racing The Rallye Monte-Carlo ZENN was held this past weekend and the spunky Renault Zoe electric vehicle drove away the big winner. The little car came in first place not only in the overall category, but also in the regularity, energy consumption, autotest and teams’ challenge sections. As the company wrote on the official blog , “Yes, we literally won everything!” The three Renault Zoe EV driver teams were up against competitors in Smart Fortwo EDs, Nissan Leafs , a Citroen C Zero, a Mitsubishi i-MiEV and a Tesla Roadster in a race that was held in sometimes terrible weather conditions, with massive rain and dense fog at times


Report: Slow sales in Europe mean EVs often going to fleets

Published: April 16, 2013

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Legislation and Policy , Europe/EU In Europe, car rental and car sharing are getting tapped into by automakers to “move the metal.” Electric vehicles may come equipped with cutting-edge technology, but when buyers balk, automakers are quick to dump them on fleets . EVs only made up 0.23 percent of new car sales in Western Europe during Q1 of 2013.


Report: Investors not running, yet, from Carlos Ghosn’s EV bet

Published: April 7, 2013

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Manufacturing/Plants , Nissan Renault and Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn continues to be evangelical about electric vehicles.


Official: French government orders 2,100 Renault Fluence, Zoe electric vehicles

Published: February 22, 2013

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Renault , Europe/EU There’s no quicker way to jump-start plug-in vehicle sales than a big order from the government.


Renault says Zoe performance changes ‘almost unnoticeable’ in cold weather

Published: August 25, 2012

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Renault , Europe/EU Here’s something that should warm the hearts of electric-vehicle enthusiasts in cold-weather climes. Renault ran tests of its battery-electric Zoe in way-sub-freezing temperatures in Finland and found that the EV compromised little in the way of performance, the French automaker said recently on its blog. The Zoe, which was being tested in Finland’s Lapland region, was subject to testing in the -25 Celsius (-13 Fahrenheit) range and experienced “almost unnoticeable” declines in performance.


Renault’s Foucher will succeed Koskas as head of EV operations

Published: July 25, 2012

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Renault , Europe/EU Longtime Renault executive Béatrice Foucher has been tapped to become vice president of the French automaker’s electric-vehicle operations, Renault has announced. Foucher will succeed Thierry Koskas, who will end his four-year tenure at the position to run Renault’s Argentina operations, Automotive News reported.


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