Renault pauses production of the Mégane E-Tech Electric
Renault has halted production of the all-electric Mégane E-Tech Electric in France. According to a French media report, production at the Douai plant will be suspended for the time being from 14 April to 25 April due to a shortage of semiconductors and a lack of parts from Ukraine.
Renault retools Douai plant for electric Mégane
Preparations are underway at the Renault plant in Douai for series production of the Mégane E-Tech Electric, due out in the first half of 2022. Renault Group says it is investing more than 550 million euros in the production facilities there and in improved workplace ergonomics.
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 […]
Renault Megane Hatch PHEV becoming available in the UK
Renault expands the Megane electrified range available in the UK with the new Hatch Plug-In Hybrid version. The Megane Hatch PHEV will be available to order from August, with the first UK customers set to take delivery in September, while the ICE counterparts are to be scrapped from the lineup.
Renault doubles EV sales in Europe
Renault has presented its electric car sales statistics for 2020. According to the figures, the French automaker was able to sell 115,888 electric vehicles in Europe, around twice as many as in 2019. The company’s most successful electric model by far was, once again, the Renault Zoe.
Renault presents Mégane plug-in hybrid
Renault has presented the revised Mégane, which will be available for the first time from summer 2020 with the plug-in hybrid drive called E-Tech. Although the PHEV has two electric motors, it has a relatively small battery.
PHEV version of Renault Captur available in 2020
Renault has just presented the second generation of the Captur, which will be launched at the turn of the year and will be supplemented by a plug-in hybrid version in 2020. This will be Renault’s first plug-in hybrid, with other models to follow soon.
New hybrid systems E-TECH & E-TECH Plug-in by Renault
At the Geneva Motor Show, Renault will present the E-TECH modular hybrid system in the new Clio, which combines an internal combustion engine with two electric motors and a small 1.2 kWh battery and was designed to cover up to 80% of urban traffic with electricity.