Tag: Renault

Nov 6, 2019 - 05:09 pm

Repurposed Renault batteries power e-boats in Paris

In Paris, Renault electric car batteries have been given a second life on the Seine. They supply electricity to the ‘Black Swan’ electric motorboat, which is used for two-hour excursions in Paris for groups of up to eight people. And, the operator has bigger plans.

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Oct 28, 2019 - 03:32 pm

Renault’s K-ZE offered China heads to Europe

Renault is planning a modified version of the City K-ZE small electric car offered at competitive prices in China for the European market. However, the price for Europe is still unclear, as is the brand under which the K-ZE will be sold in Europe.

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Oct 24, 2019 - 01:18 pm

Zalando tests electric deliveries in Hamburg

Zalando is testing the delivery of parcels with electric vehicles in Hamburg. For the test, which is initially limited to three months, Zalando is using electric vehicles powered by green electricity from Mercedes, Nissan, Renault and a micro delivery vehicle from Ari Motors.

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Oct 22, 2019 - 01:12 pm

Renault vans with fuel cell range extender

Renault is equipping its Kangoo Z.E. and Master Z.E. electric vehicles with a fuel cell system – but as a range extender and not as the main source of energy. This should increase the range of the two models to up to 370 kilometres.

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Sep 23, 2019 - 03:36 pm

ElectReon inductively charges a Renault Zoe in transit

The Israeli company ElectReon Wireless has successfully charged a Renault Zoe inductively while driving. This was achieved along a 20-metre long section of track equipped with coils embedded in a section of road in the coastal town of Beit Yanai in Israel.

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Sep 14, 2019 - 08:15 pm

Renault confirms pricing for Zoe electric car

Renault is about to open the order books for the latest iteration for its best-selling electric car. The new Zoe will be available to order from mid-September, with prices starting at just £18,670 before battery rent. Customer deliveries will begin in January 2020.

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Sep 13, 2019 - 03:50 pm

Renault hits on China with ultra-low price electric car

After Renault presented the series version of its small electric car City K-ZE at Auto Shanghai in April, the market launch in China followed suit and with a drumroll. Renault set a base price of 61,800 yuan, and currently, that converts to just under 7,900 euros.

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Sep 13, 2019 - 02:38 pm

Enel completes fast-charging grid EVA+ in Italy & Austria

Together with its automotive partners, Enel has completed the construction of all 200 fast-charging stations of EU project EVA+ (Electric Vehicle Arteries) in Italy and Austria. In both countries the 50 kW multi-chargers now add up to 400 charging points for all kinds of electric cars.

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Sep 5, 2019 - 05:44 pm

Study: German carmakers have catching up to do

According to the latest CAM ‘Electromobility Report’, in which 212 series innovations in e-mobility have been evaluated by 30 car manufacturers over the past five years, German automobile manufacturers still have catching up to do.

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Sep 2, 2019 - 02:37 pm

Pharmaceutical distribution goes electric in the UK

The UK pharmacy Boots is introducing a pilot programme with five electric Renault Kangoo ZE electric vans to deliver prescriptions in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Should the pilot prove successful, expansion across the UK is expected.

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Aug 23, 2019 - 11:36 am

Mercedes says Citan successor will be electric van

Mercedes-Benz continues its commitment in the small van segment and has therefore decided on the successor to the Citan city delivery van – this time including a fully electric version. The vehicle will again be built in cooperation with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi.

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Aug 23, 2019 - 10:34 am

Buy a car on the spot with a touch of your hand

Auto Trader is testing the U.K.’s first-ever car vending machine in London’s Spitalfields Market. The installation features a Renault Zoe that is available to buy for a “pre-haggled” price of 16,000 pounds – you may pay contactless.

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Aug 5, 2019 - 11:50 am

Even EVs have trouble leaving oil behind

It turns out that from Renault’s Zoe delivery to Australia, more than 90% of the vehicles were damaged in transit due to an oil spill on the transport vessel. It seems that the road to electrification is slippery indeed.

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Jul 24, 2019 - 02:14 pm

Austrian Post is banking on Renault’s Kangoo Z.E.

The Austrian Post is increasingly using electric delivery vehicles. Last year, the country’s largest logistics company received a total of 110 Renault Kangoo Z.E. all-electric vans, 139 more of which are currently in the process of being delivered.

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Jul 23, 2019 - 02:43 pm

Renault e-Plein Air – remodeled R4 with Twizy motor

Just as VW regularly presents a new concept for its fan meeting at Lake Wörthersee, Renault has brought a special car for R4 fans to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the 4L International: a modern version of the Plein Air with an electric drive.

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Jul 17, 2019 - 02:09 pm

Renault Groupe secures presence in China with JMEV

Renault has now officially become the main shareholder in JMEV, the electric car offshoot of the Chinese manufacturer Jiangling Motors Corporation Group. With the acquisition and joint venture, Renault intends to expand its influence on the Chinese electric vehicle market.

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Jul 3, 2019 - 11:18 am

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.

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Jul 1, 2019 - 07:16 pm

New battery, old price: updated Renault Zoe

Renault Germany has announced the prices for the recently introduced new edition of the Zoe, which will be available from the end of July. The entry-level version of the little EV will have the same price but a bigger battery.

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Jun 20, 2019 - 04:01 pm

Renault to discontinue diesel models in India

Following Maruti Suzuki, Renault is now the second car manufacturer to stop selling diesel vehicles in India next year. The background is a stricter emissions standard, comparable to the Euro 6 standard in Europe, which will come into force in India on 1 April 2020.

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Jun 7, 2019 - 01:36 pm

What goes up, must come down (video)

Renault recently launched an unusual advertising campaign in the Romanian capital of Bucharest for its Zoe, in which the selling price of the EV is linked to the air pollution in the city. If air pollution rises, the price for the Zoe decreases.

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Jun 4, 2019 - 11:05 am

Vandalism kills electric car-sharing in the Midlands

In Solihull, England, vandals struck an electric car-sharing venture by the E-Car Club. Due to “exceptional levels of damage” made to the 18 Renault ZOE hatchbacks available, they had to be taken off the roads and the car sharing initiative suspended.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/11/06/the-black-swan-makes-waves-with-repurposed-renault-batteries-in-paris/
06.11.2019 17:55