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.
Twizy, the first 100% electric vehicle Renault, was introduced in Canada on April 15, 2016. Renault has chosen a Quebec company to market its electric vehicle.
As part of a four-episode video series on where EV is taking off around the world, this instalment takes us to China.
As part of a four-episode video series on where EV is taking off around the world, this installment takes us to California.
At Renault we are convinced that in only two letters we have the solution in the automotive industry to fight climate change: EV (electric vehicle). Since a couple of years a great progress has been made in the EV domain and today's EV range perfectly responds to the need of most car users. Still a certain number of questions remains regarding the infrastructure and investment needed when switching for an EV. To answer to most frequently asked questions we have met with Thomas Orsini, head of business development for electric vehicles at Renault.
Renault will deliver 240 Kangoo Maxi Z.E.s to Posten, the Norwegian postal service. This is one of the world’s biggest electric vehicle purchases so far.
How can low-emission vehicles contribute to the French energy transition and the national low-carbon strategy? What are the benefits for the economy, and under what conditions? How can France and its territories improve air quality? In order to discuss these questions, the project “En route pour un transport durable” brought together industry and civil society. Renault was among those representing the automotive industry to provide a valuable expertise on technological aspects. The work has helped quantify the likely impact on the French economy of the transition towards more energy-efficient light-duty vehicles, principally fuelled by electricity from renewable energies and by hydrogen.
Only a few weeks to go, before kicking off the COP21 conference, taking place from 30 November to 11 December in Paris, the Renault teams are fully mobilized as official partner. 200 employees are currently trained to drive a fleet of 200 all-electric vehicles to shuttle 20,000 delegates. We have met with Claire Martin - Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility – to better understand the importance of involving employees in our partnership.
Having won the teams’ title in the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship, Renault e.dams returns for its second campaign in 2015/16 with one goal: to secure both the teams’ and drivers’ titles, celebrating their renewed partnership with Renault who, this year, have supplied the all-new electric powertrain that has been designed exclusively for the team by Renault Sport F1.
Just a couple of months to go before the COP21 summit kicks off in Paris, more and more media are wondering if electric vehicles might be the real winners on today’s automotive scene. We met Guillaume Berthier, Global Electric Cars Sales and Marketing Director, to find out: Are we finally on the road to a cleaner, more electric future?