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How Much Range Do Electric Cars Need?

Car buyers consider many factors before making a purchase – including comfort, style and efficiency. If they were honest and realistic about how much they drive, a majority of consumers inclined to purchase electric vehicles would choose battery-powered cars that can travel fewer than 100 miles on a full charge, new research finds. And according

Launch of Rapid Charge Network (Image: Renault)

Renault-Nissan Alliance sells its 200,000th electric vehicle

Renault-Nissan EVs have driven 4 billion kilometres and enjoy 58 per cent of zero-emission global market share Nissan LEAF remains best-selling EV ever; Renault led in Europe last month Alliance launches monthly video series introducing electric vehicle owners from around the world sharing their personal stories with their zero-emission car The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold

Electric Car Recharging

Is now the time to buy an electric or hybrid car?

Best cars and options explored The future of driving appears to be electric, with Formula E in full effect, supercars adopting hybrid drive systems and range getting further all the time. Fuel powered engines may have their days numbered. But is it time to make the change to electric? Now that the big car manufacturers

Fleet World MPG Marathon - Nissan Leaf

EVs successfully complete MPG Marathon with less energy & no pollution

The electric vehicles taking part in this year’s MPG Marathon demonstrated how cost effective and reliable they were by completing the course in virtually the same time as their competitors – but by using less energy and with no pollution. Three electric vehicles took part for the first time in the 23-team eco-driving event, which

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Test Drive: Nissan Leaf

First thing before work this morning, my wife and I travelled to the Glyn Hopkin Nissan dealership in Watford to test drive a Nissan Leaf. We had booked the test drive online (you can book a full week test drive, but need to have a recent certificate for your domestic wiring to qualify). We were

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Orange to Expand Electric Vehicle Partnership

Renault-Nissan to supply 200 electric vehicles to Orange in France by 2015, mostly for car-sharing purposes  Fleet will comprise Renault ZOE, Renault Kangoo Z.E., Nissan LEAF and Nissan e-NV200 Agreement expected to help contribute to Orange’s commitment to reduce its CO2 footprint by 20% by 2020 PARIS (Sept. 3, 2014) –The Renault-Nissan Alliance has signed an