Europe Electric Car Sales Up 37% In June

The European passenger plug-in market continues pushing forward. In June, the continent registered some 38,000 plug-in electric vehicles (PEV), up 37% relative to the same period last year and the continent’s second best performance ever. That showing pulled the year-to-date (YTD) count to some 185,000 deliveries (+43% year over year, or YoY). In total, the 2018

Fuel Included BMW i3 on static display (Image: T. Larkum)

Renault Zoe Climbs To #1 In Germany

The German plug-in electric car (PEV) market grew 23% in June, to 5,709 registrations, with plug-in hybrids (+25%) and fully electric cars (+21%) growing at a similar pace. In 2018, all-electrics are reaching 1% share, while plug-in hybrids have also grown their share to 1%, resulting in a total PEV share of 2%. But the

The Renault Electric Z.E. Range (Image: Renault)

Renault Launches Electric Car-Sharing Service in Paris

The automaker and city officials will also collaborate on future mobility services Many European countries are considering ending sales of new gasoline and diesel cars, but the city of Paris isn’t waiting around. The French capital has already tested a “day without cars,” and has discussed banning internal-combustion cars by 2030. That makes Paris the

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Final testing before the rouen normandy autonomous lab on-demand mobility service opens to the public

Métropole Rouen Normandie, Transdev Group, Groupe Renault, Matmut – partners in the Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab initiative – are testing, with the support of the Normandy Region and Banque des Territoires, the first on-demand shared mobility service to use autonomous vehicles on open roads in Europe. The service will be made available to the public

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Renault Confirms “New Alliance Electric Platform” New Electric Vehicle Family

One billion euros is a lot of cash, even for an automaker as successful and strong from a financial standpoint as Renault. As part of the Drive the Future strategy, the French automaker said that it’s investing more than that “to accelerate investments for the development and production of electric vehicles” in its domestic market.

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Renault invests over $1 billion to accelerate electric vehicle production in France

With the success of the Zoe, Renault has become a leader in electric vehicles in Europe. Now the French automaker wants to keep the momentum going with an investment of over 1 billion euros to accelerate electric vehicle production in France. The new plan includes several initiatives. Renault listed them in a press release today:

Renault-Nissan Alliance Cumulative Electric Vehicle Sales Approach 500,000

Renault-Nissan Alliance, after the acquisition of Mitsubishi, is now approaching 500,000 cumulative all-electric car sales – more than any other automotive group. At the end of June 2017, the Alliance counter stands at 481,151 units (some 130,000 more than year ago). The biggest impact on the number comes from the Nissan LEAF and Renault ZOE.