Renault presents the new all-electric Mégane
Renault has unveiled the all-electric Mégane at the IAA. The compact car with the full name Mégane E-TECH Electric will go on sale in two drive variants and with two battery options. As the first electric car on Renault’s CMF EV platform, it marks the start of a new generation of vehicles for the French […]
Nissan teases crossover BEV
Nissan has shown the first teaser images of its new all-electric crossover model based on the CMF EV platform from the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance. It looks like this is the model that will be built at the Sunderland plant in the UK.
Nissan confirms Sunderland battery plant & new BEV model
Nissan has now officially confirmed that Envision AESC will build a battery factory at its plant in Sunderland, England. A new electric model will also be produced there in the future. Both announcements are part of a £1 billion initiative by Nissan and Envision AESC called EV36Zero.
Renault plans to cover the entire BEV value chain
Renault is accelerating its electric strategy and has presented a comprehensive strategy package under the name ‘Renault Eways Electropop’. This not only includes new sales targets, but also further details on the French company’s platform and technology strategy.
Renault launches e-mobility industry cluster in France
Renault Group is creating an independent umbrella company called Renault ElectriCity for electric car production at its Douai, Maubeuge and Ruitz plants in northern France. Renault ElectriCity will be measured against a target of 400,000 vehicles per year from 2025.
Alpine & BorgWarner launch cooperation
Renault’s Alpine F1 Team has entered into a partnership with US automotive supplier BorgWarner. Both partners want to identify technologies and technical collaborations for future Alpine electric models.
Renault 4 looks like it will also be electric
It is looking like Renault also wants to revive the Renault 4 as an electric model after the Renault 5. A number of media reports indicate that the electric Renault 4 could follow the production version of the all-electric Renault 5 Prototype study from 2025, which will be built from 2023.
Renault to release compact eSUV in 2021
Renault’s planned all-electric compact SUV based on the new CMF-EV electric vehicle platform should be ready for spring 2021. A new media report also alleges that Renault designated the factory to build the new electric car already as well.
Dacia to launch its city car electric debut within two years
Renault has now officially confirmed that the first electric model from its Romanian subsidiary Dacia will come out within the next two years. There are many indications that this will be the modified version of the Renault City K-ZE electric compact car offered in China for the European market.