The Henney Kilowatt made its fleeting appearance in 1959 in the United States, an American electric Dauphine designed by the National Union Electric Corporation and Eureka Williams. At this time in history electric vehicles were pretty much unheard of, so this was a wild project involving huge challenges!
End of September 2014, some Turkish journalists had the chance to get behind the wheel of Renault's electric supermini: ZOE. They were all gathered in Alaçatι, Izmir province and about 20 of them discovered the joys of zero emission driving... Find out more on what they thought.
Dubai loves to surprise us. World famous for its ambitious projects, there’s a man-made island in the shape of a palm tree, the world’s tallest skyscraper, and coming soon…a fleet of irresistible Renault Twizy’s. Here in the land built on oil, the emirate is bringing to life its commitment to electric mobility.
The electric city car was also on the stand to present a new charging cable, the “GrandMa’ charger” (understand: the cable you can use to charge your ZOE when you visit your grandmother!). This cable called Flexi Charger extends ZOE’s charging options by enabling the vehicle to be charged from a standard household power socket.
Today Renault ZOE celebrated its first birthday in Chateau de Versailles with jounalists and customers. One year after its launch in December 2012, ZOE has already sold 10,000 units. 98% of the clients are satisfied, one of the best satisfaction rate of the Renault range. A beautiful story, which started in 2008, at the Davos Forum...
The annual ‘best in class cars’ table that has just been published by the independent body Euro NCAP lists Renault ZOE as the best supermini (electric and internal combustion-engined cars combined) of all those it evaluated last year in terms of safety performance. This accolade, which comes on top of the maxiumum five-star rating achieved by the model in March 2013, stands out as further reassurance for ZOE’s customers and an eloquent reward for Renault’s safety engineering experts.
Renault Group has become the European leader in terms of low CO2 emissions based upon its sales of passenger cars over the first half of 2013. This ranking is the fruit of the rejuvenation of its range, the success of its Energy range of engines and the growth of its electric vehicle sales.