500 Renault ZOEs to hit the streets of Madrid in new car sharing scheme

500 Renault ZOEs to hit the streets of Madrid in new car sharing scheme

Renault and infrastructure operator Ferrovial Services have joined forces to create a new car sharing service named Zity. The start-up will offer a fleet of 500 Renault ZOEs, Europes best selling all electric car to residents and visitors of Madrid,...
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British energy storage system could revolutionise the installation of electric car rapid chargers

British energy storage system could revolutionise the installation of electric car rapid chargers

A new energy storage system, utilising second-life electric car batteries from Renault could revolutionise time and costs needed to install electric car rapid chargers. Connected Energy, based in Newcastle upon Tyne and Renault have installed two rapid charge...
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Renault-Nissan and Dongfeng strike deal to build electric cars in China

Renault-Nissan and Dongfeng strike deal to build electric cars in China

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Dongfeng Motor Group today announced a new joint venture to co-develop and sell electric vehicles in China. The new joint venture, to be know as eGT New Energy Automotive aims to harness the electric vehicle knowledge in...
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Slough Council adds electric cars to pool car fleet

Slough Council adds electric cars to pool car fleet

Slough Borough Council, like many other local authories in the UK is on to Journey to Clean Air, as part of its Low Emissions Strategy to improve air quality for people living in the area. As part of programme the...
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Watch the Renault ZOE e-sport concept tackle the Goodwood Hillclimb

Watch the Renault ZOE e-sport concept tackle the Goodwood Hillclimb

Last weekend crowds of petrol heads descended on the Goodwood for the annual Festival of Speed.  A weekend is usually full of loud and proud supercars, this year one small electric car also made an appearance to take on the...
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Renault gives second life to electric vehicle batteries

Renault gives second life to electric vehicle batteries

Renault and Powervault today announce a partnership to re-use electric vehicle batteries in home energy storage units. This partnership will reduce the cost of a Powervault smart battery unit by 30%, helping Powervault to bring home energy storage to a...
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Fancy charging your electric car on the move?

Fancy charging your electric car on the move?

When I am asked how long it takes to charge up my electric car, I answer about ’30 seconds’.  That is how long it takes to plug it in and then step into the house for dinner or bed time.  For...
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Renault to electrify the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb

Renault to electrify the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb

Renault have taken up the electric car challenge and entered the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb taking place on the 3rd and 4th June.  Organisers the Midland Automobile Club, invited all the car manufacturers to enter a variety of classes with the...
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Renault ZOE e-sport electric hot hatch snapped in Monaco

Renault ZOE e-sport electric hot hatch snapped in Monaco

The Renault ZOE is one of the best selling electric cars in Europe, known for it fun driving dynamics, yet lacks the punch of some of it’s sporty rivals.  At the Geneva Motorshow back in March, Renault unveiled the ZOE...
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Renault Twizys sail off to Bermuda

Renault Twizys sail off to Bermuda

Renault has handed over the keys to ten Twizys to Groupama Team France competing for the 35th America’s Cup. The handover marks the launch of Renault’s tiny electric car in Bermuda. The first ten Twizys will be used by the...
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