Articles about Renault

  • French order 15,000 Renault Kangoo ZE electric vans

    No fewer than 19 French companies have placed orders for 15,637 Kangoo Van Z.E. pure electric vehicles. La Poste, which plumped for 10,000 of the Kangoo Z.E.s, placed the biggest order – this makes perfect sense because a post office van will have a fixed daily route, thus reducing the worry over range.
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    By Gavin Conway October 28, 2011 5:09 PM
  • Quick charging for Renault Kangoo pure electric

    Renault’s pure electric Kangoo Z.E. goes on sale next month, available with a number of layouts to suit a variety of business uses. It’s true, private buyers absolutely desperate for a pure-electric Renault could opt for the five-seat version with windows, but the Kangoo Z.E. is really meant for commercial use.
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    By Gavin Conway October 27, 2011 2:52 PM
  • Renault Fluence Z.E. pure-electric EuroNCAP result

    A Renault spokesman has given a strong clue to the outcome of recent EuroNCAP crash testing of its Fluence Z.E. pure electric family car.
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    By Gavin Conway October 20, 2011 1:00 PM
  • Renault announces colours for Twizy urban runabout

    With a full six months to go before Renault’s tiny little two-seat electric runabout goes on sale in the UK, Renault is keen to remind us that the Twizy is still out there. Hence, the company’s slightly tenuous press release announcing pricing and specification for a third trim level.
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    By Gavin Conway October 7, 2011 12:47 PM
  • The Conway Column: the 80mph speed limit debate

    UK drivers mostly travel at 80mph on motorways, so why not make it legal? And how does an increase in electric vehicles affect the plans?

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    By Gavin Conway October 4, 2011 5:01 PM