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Wednesday 16 May 2018 by Groupe Renault - Innovation

Electric Vehicles: Groupe Renault works hand in hand with fire services

As both a pioneer in the world of electric cars and the Europe’s EV market leader, Groupe Renault is committed to safety. According to Claire Petit-Boulanger, the Group’s Emergency Response Safety Expert, Renault’s electric vehicle safety programme is unique. Her newest and most valuable recruit is Lieutenant Colonel Christophe Lenglos from the Yvelines Fire and Emergency Services. He has recently been seconded to Groupe Renault’s CSR Department.

Tags: electric vehicle road safety

Wednesday 28 February 2018 by Youmna HALIFA - Innovation

The "Smart Island", a glimpse of the mobility of the future? 4 questions for our expert Eric Feunteun

Will we soon be able to live in complete energy self-sufficiency on an island? The electric revolution is not just about transport modes; it impacts our ecosystems and changes our everyday life. Groupe Renault and Empressa de Electricidade da Madeira (EEM), and the Regional Government of Madeira, have joined forces to launch the first smart electric ecosystem on the island of Porto Santo in the Madeira Archipelago in Portugal. Eric Feunteun, Electric Vehicles and New Business Program Director at Groupe Renault, filled us in on the subject.

Tags: electric vehicle Smart Island zoe

Tuesday 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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