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21 March 2017 by Nicolas Schottey - Innovation

Renault optimizes the lifecycle of its electric vehicle batteries

Renault pioneered the development of electric vehicles in Europe, and leads the European electric vehicle market today. The vehicle batteries are rented to customers, and have been since release of Renault’s very first electric vehicle. In this way, Renault keeps full control over the whole battery lifecycle, which is advantageous not only to customers but to the planet as well.

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02 July 2012 by Groupe Renault - Innovation

Renault ZOE confidential #2: black and blue from its Lardy trip

To shamelessly misquote Général de Gaulle: ZOE outraged! ZOE broken! ZOE martyrized! But this time it’s all in a good cause: top quality for ZOE! We visit the Lardy Technical Centre on the outskirts of Paris, France, to take a look at the rigorous and extensive tests that Renault’s all-electric city car is undergoing prior to imminent release. Nothing is spared, be it a highly dramatic frontal crash test or the engine running uninterrupted day after day!

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