Electric Vehicles Will Help the Shift Toward EU’s Green Transport Future

A large scale roll-out of electric cars on European roads would result in significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions and lower levels of certain air pollutants, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) assessment released today. However, widespread use of such vehicles would pose challenges for Europe’s power grid in meeting …

Groupe Renault Announces Carsharing Pilots with New Renault Mobility Services

Groupe Renault today announced Renault MOBILITY, which has been in its pilot phase since June 2016 at the La Défense site (France), in partnership with the Schumacher group Renault Bellini dealership. With this service, Renault will offer the public and companies its vehicles under a car sharing scheme, with both …

There are Now More than 340,000 Renault-Nissan EVs on the Roads Worldwide

The Renault-Nissan Alliance announced that it will launch 10 models with Autonomous Drive technologies by 2020. This is in line with the Alliance’s commitment to technological innovation and its focus on the twin goals of zero emissions and zero fatalities. Renault-Nissan is already the global leader in electric vehicles. The …

The weird, secret history of the electric car and why it disappeared

Ferdinand Porsche might have founded his famous car company in 1948, but he designed his very first car all the way back in 1898, when he was just 22 years old. Officially the 1898 Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton, Porsche’s first car is more affectionately known as the P1. Incredibly, …

VW Shifts to Electric Cars

To catch up with rivals, Volkswagen plans to introduce more than 30 electric cars by 2025. It forecast sales of as many as 3 million of its battery-powered vehicles annually by then, the equivalent of as much as 25 percent of its global sales. Volkswagen also plans to establish a …

Welcome to Formentera, the Island that Wants all its Cars Electric

  The tiny Mediterranean island of Formentera has taken delivery of six electric cars as part of an ambitious plan to be the first island in Europe to banish traditional cars from its shores. At 12 miles (19km) from end-to-end and with a population of about 12,000, Formentera is the …

Official COP21 passenger car

With great pleasure, it was announced that Renault-Nissan Alliance was the official partner of COP 21 in Paris. Thanks to Alliance’s fleet, consisted of 100% electric vehicles, we could contribute to our goal of providing CO2 neutral event. The technology of electric cars effectively helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions …