They came onto the automobile scene a decade ago, but not everyone is familiar with them yet. “They” are electric vehicles. They’re a textbook example of the emergence of new forms of mobility, and the advent of a seismic shift in our modes of transport, in the short and long term.
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.
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.
For Valentine's Day, Renault is presenting its first animated film on the subject of love and electric cars
Designed by Le Loft at Publicis Conseil, "The Postman" is the first animated film from Groupe Renault. Showcasing Kangoo Z.E. it is based on an original, engaging scenario, underlining all the benefits of electric driving and the resulting comfort for customers.
Electric vehicles' range, which is still regarded as an obstacle to sales, is the subject of various research projects. But if you could charge your battery while driving ? No more being forced to stop to recharge the 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.
Renault launches its new electric concept car ZOE e-Sport, starring at Geneva Motor Show. Just imagine Renault ZOE metamorphosing into a sportscar!
Four Renault ZOEs flying the ZE ZOE TEAM banner were among the 34 runners at the starting line of the Monte Carlo eRally in Fontainebleau. The first leg will take them down south through to Alès. Be part of the adventure with the daily travelogue of Alexandre Stricher, AutoCult blogger and member of the ZE ZOE Team.
At the press conference held by Renault at the Paris Motor Show on Thursday 29 September, Renault Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn showed off our new vehicles and concept car.
The Renault group has announced it will be hiring people on permanent contracts in engineering throughout 2016. We spoke with Groupe Renault’s head of vehicle engineering, Gaspar Gascon, on the recruitment campaign.