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Renault Zoe RS EV Could Be Around The Corner


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Renault Sport might expand its operations to electrified vehicles such as the Zoe, which could gain a high-performance variant.

Renault Delivers 50,000th Zoe, Reports Staggering Customer Satisfaction


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The compact electric car from France has found its 50,000th owner, three years after its original launch.

Renault Recalls 10,649 Zoe EVs Over Possible Brake Hose Issues


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The French company is recalling 10,649 Zoe EVs to examine the brake hoses which could carry a potential risk of rupture.

Renault Continues To Offer Free Fast Home Charger With Every Electric ZOE


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Following the recent changes in the UK’s Plug-In Car Grant, Renault announced that they will continue to offer a free, fully-installed fast charger to ZOE customers.

EP Tender’s Mini Trailer Is A Portable Range Extender For Electric Cars


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If you thought the solution to making long journeys with your all-electric vehicle was to simply buy one with better range, it seems that you were somewhat mistaken.

Renault Scenic Joined By Megane Sports Tourer In Geneva


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No less than three new models will be showcased on Renault's stand at the upcoming Swiss auto show that opens in two weeks.

Renault Is Europe's Best Performing EV Brand


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On the back of successful sales, Renault has become the continent's best performing brand for electric vehicles.

Renault Offers Tips For Maximizing Electric Car Driving Range


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While this official Renault video focuses on the Zoe, the advice you are going to get applies to any electric vehicle – some of it applies to conventional cars too.

Renault Restructures ZOE & Twizy UK Line-Ups


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Renault's ZOE supermini and their urban-oriented Twizy have both received updated trim levels, creating a more uniform grading structure across the line-up.

Renault Extends Zoe’s Driving Range to 240 KM Thanks to New Electric Motor


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Despite being one of the first mass-produced electric vehicles on the market, the Renault Zoe hasn’t quite convinced customers. That’s partly because the real-world driving range was too small – between 100 and 150 km (62-93 miles) in cold and mild weather, respectively.

Renault-Nissan Alliance Sold 200,000 EVs Worldwide


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The Renault-Nissan Alliance has announced it has sold 200,000 electric vehicles worldwide, with the group’s market share for zero-emission cars reaching 58 percent.

Renault Offers a Glimpse into its 2020 Next Two Autonomous Vehicle Project [w/Videos]


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Renault wants to bring an autonomous vehicle to the market by the year 2020 and is already testing the technology with a Renault Zoe-based prototype called Next Two.

Renault Sweetens Zoe’s Financial Proposition in UK


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The Renault Zoe is a pretty and fairly affordable electric car that was announce to be somewhat of a hit prior to hitting the European scene. Since it has, though, not that many have been sold, with numbers way below the Rhombus’ original estimates.

Renault to Debut New 2L/100KM PHEV Study at 2014 Geneva Show


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Renault is reportedly working on a Clio-sized concept car featuring a plug-in hybrid powertrain that would deliver an average fuel consumption of 2 l/100 km (141 mpg UK/117.4 mpg US). Renault head of research, advanced studies and materials Remi Bastien told Auto Express that the carmaker is “investigating petrol plug-in hybrid power” for the prototype “2l/100km” vehicle, which may debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.

Renault Zoe Sales This Year Said to be 10,000 Instead of a Targeted 50,000 Units


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Sales of the Renault Zoe electric supermini are expected to be way below the automaker's target, with market analyst Inovev estimating 10,000 deliveries or 40,000 less than what Renault is rumored to have set as a goal for 2013.

Renault Offers a Free 1-Hour Daily Charge to All EV Owners at its French Dealerships


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Starting from September 30, 2013, a total of 372 dealerships from Renault’s distribution network in France will start offering users of electric vehicles a free 1-hour charge per day. The dealerships will be equipped with fast-charge terminals located on the outdoor parking lots. According to Renault, the 22 kW charging terminals can charge batteries to 80 percent of their capacity in one hour.

Another Video Review of the Renault Zoe Electric Supermini


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Renault is among the few manufacturers who have the capability to put aside sufficient resources to create a ground-up EV (with the help of Nissan), and not merely converting an already existing model. Sure, they’ve done so with the Fluence and Kangoo, but their range of all-electrics does contain two models which were conceived that way from the onset – the Twizy quadricycle and the Clio-sized Zoe.

Renault-Nissan Alliance Sells 100,000th Electric Vehicle


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American graduate student Allison Howard, pictured above, is the recipient of the 100,000th electric vehicle sold from the Renault-Nissan Alliance, the Nissan Leaf. The milestone comes 31 months after the group delivered it's very first EV, a Leaf bought by engineer Olivier Chalouhi in California’s Silicon Valley.

Sebastian Vettel Takes the Zoe and Twizy Renault Sport F1 for a Spin


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Being a Formula One driver comes with a lot of PR responsibilities, and world champion Sebastian Vettel is no exception. Aside from the Red Bull events, the German pilot also has to do PR work for Renault, the F1 team’s engine supplier, and for title sponsor Infiniti.

Considering the latest media event involved Vettel driving the Renault Zoe electric car and the one-off Twizy Renault Sport F1, we can’t say that is an ordeal. Especially having the opportunity to drive the bonkers KERS-equipped Twizy, must have been a pleasant experience for Vettel.

Renault Asks Its Facebook Fans if They Would Like a Convertible Zoe EV


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Renault is ahead of many automakers when it comes to electric vehicle development, with the French company having four EVs already on the market - the Twizy, Zoe, Fluence Z.E. and Kangoo Z.E.

The Zoe is the latest electric Renault that launched on European roads, with prices starting from €13,700 in France and from £13,995 in the UK (both prices include governments’ incentives, but not monthly lease fees for the battery).