Renault’s ZOE aims to provide an affordable solution to those who quite like the idea of a practical electric car. Andy Enright reports (August 2014). BACKGROUND IF you’ve ever hankered after an electric car, there might have been a few impediments to an impending purchase. The first wave of electric cars looked nothing more than
Renault Fluence ZE Vs Diesel, Gas Models The environmental impact of plug-in electric cars is a source for much debate these days. They use less energy on a wells-to-wheels carbon basis than the vast majority of new cars sold in North America, even if they’re recharged on coal-heavy electric grids. But the manufacturing impact is
Kangoo Z.E. electric van and Clio both pick up awards Green Apple Awards now in their fourth year 2014 is third year that Renault has won Green Apple Awards Renault has won two environmental awards at the 2014 Green Apple Awards at a ceremony held at the Houses of Parliament in London this week. The
Malaysian round delivers great performances and on-track action November 22: Spectacular fightbacks, fiercely-contested racing and a host of popular attractions combined to create a fantastic atmosphere at this Saturday’s Putrajaya ePrix. The second ever race in the history of the FIA Formula E Championship served to confirm the growing enthusiasm for the new racing category.
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
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders reports on October 2014 registrations: Rising demand for alternatively-fuelled vehicles continues, with market up more than 50% in both month and year-to-date. 2014 has seen a significant rise in registrations of alternatively-fuelled vehicles (AFVs). With two months still remaining in the year, registrations are already 12,000 ahead of
Munich. With the Green Car of the Year Award 2015, the BMW i3 has added a further trophy to an impressive raft of honours in its first year on the market. It was chosen for this award, presented by Green Car Journal at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2014, as the first dedicated all-electric vehicle
A brief description of the highlight features of the all-electric BMW i3.
First-ever plug-in hybrid SUV promises to save owners thousands of pounds Verdict: SUV owners – and company car users in particular – can save serious cash with the Outlander PHEV, especially if they don’t drive mega miles. That’ll make rival plug-in hybrid manufacturers sit up, take notice and, hopefully, react. There’s plenty of space and