Articles about Renault

  • Renault Zoe breaks electric car distance record

    The Renault Zoe is arguably the most highly anticipated of Renault’s four production pure-electric vehicles, thanks to its cute styling and an impressive range of 125 miles, as per the New European Drive Cycle. And now, to underline its distance-driving deftness, Renault has used the Zoe to set a new world record for electric miles driven in 24 hours, according to unofficial reports.
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    By Will Dron June 11, 2012 1:10 PM
  • Renault Twizy on the tourist trail in Wales

    When Renault first revealed the Twizy, there was a certain amount of scepticism: who, in the UK, would want an open-sided tandem two-seater? We’ve already discussed the pros and cons of this model in our full road test (short version: it’s great fun to drive) and concluded that it might make a useful urban commuter vehicle or local transport in a tourist resort, and the tourism industry appears to be taking to the idea.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi June 7, 2012 3:33 PM
  • Renault announces electric vehicle UK roadshow

    From next Friday, 8 June, Renault will be bringing an electric vehicle roadshow to cities all over the UK. The idea is to give people the chance to drive the French company’s ‘Z.E.’ range of pure-electric vehicles, including the Twizy, Kangoo Van Z.E. and Fluence Z.E.
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    By Gavin Conway June 4, 2012 1:40 PM
  • UK haulage goes hybrid with Renault

    Renault Trucks has delivered the first hybrid 26-tonne lorry to a UK customer, but plans for pure electric hauling belong to the distant future.
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    By John Silcox May 26, 2012 11:31 AM
  • EcoVelocity 2012 wrap: the good and the bad

    EcoVelocity 2012, the second outing of the annual green motorshow, was generally considered a big success, especially given that the first show took place in a different venue just eight months prior. However, not everything was rosy, as one reader pointed out to us by email.
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    By Will Dron May 23, 2012 4:08 PM