Renault claims it is now the EV leader in Europe. The French carmaker announced as much as it wrapped up sales figures for 2020. The carmaker’s worldwide sales figures are down due to the pandemic, but its EV sales have been buoyed by the little Renault Zoe, which moved in big numbers across the region.
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. In relative terms, Renault’s electric car sales increased
Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas wrote in a note to clients on Friday that global EV sales will grow 50% or more next year, while sales of internal combustion engine vehicles are expected to grow 2% to 5%. He also predicted that global EV penetration will rise from 4% to 31% by 2030. Those predictions
The Renault Zoe has managed to beat every other electric model in the market so far and is the best-selling EV in Europe year-to-date. According to the numbers posted by the French automaker, the zero-emission supermini accounted for over 84,000 units from January to November 2020, almost twice as many compared to the same period
A SCOTTISH family firm is leading the way on low-emission vehicles after taking delivery of the UK’s first Renault Zoe electric van. Staff at Stirling-based duct cleaning specialists Perfect Service Solutions will use the van to travel around Scotland and Northern England meeting clients and carrying out site visits. The new Renault Zoe, launched in
Renault SA is pushing ahead with plans to cease vehicle production at a plant outside Paris despite union opposition and government pressure to keep manufacturing in France. “We’re facing up to reality,” Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said Wednesday after meeting with labor representatives at the Flins plant that’s made 20 different models over almost 70 years.
A TEENAGER is on a mission to get as many other young drivers using electric vehicles as possible. Harrison Hughes from Hove is so passionate about electric cars that he saved up to buy a second-hand one before he had even passed his driving test. The 17-year-old said: “For years I’ve been fascinated that you
Does a 30-mile all-electric range make this compact SUV a more attractive option? Renault isn’t shy about its role in the growing electrification of the motor industry. In fact, it’s downright boastful about being one of the first major manufacturers to offer a fully electric car in the shape of the Zoe, which it launched
Islington Council has added six Renault Zoes to its fleet as part of a gradual transition towards zero-emission vehicles. The new additions will be used by the council’s Voids Team, who inspect and assess council properties that become empty across the borough’s near six square mile area, within its Housing Proerty Services division. The arrival
…in real conditions so you don’t have to As it turns out, not all electric cars are created equal Electric cars are not absolute newcomers to the car industry anymore. Over the past five years or so, most carmakers have churned out at least one electric car with plans to release a handful of others