Renault’s ‘Smart Island’ Runs on Wind Power and Recycled Batteries

Renault has launched a “smart island” in Portugal that uses its Zoe electric vehicle, home batteries, smart charging and vehicle-to-grid (V2E) energy storage to run without fossil fuels. The idea is to make the Madeira island of Porto Santo energy independent and stimulate renewable energy production. “[We want] to build …

Milan Belin: The Advantage of Renault Electric Cars is Its Multiple Purpose

The company Renault is the first car company to devote itself to the development of cars with zero emission of CO2. At the beginning of the current decade, the first electric cars – models Zoe, Twizy, Kangoo Z.E., Fluence Z.E. – arrived and expanded the Renault’s assortment. Given the fact …

ECOMOBILITY

For this issue we have chosen a very current topic of ECOMOBILITY that has the fastest development rate in the world and is about to play increasingly important role in the region and in the Republic of Serbia) in an interesting way. For the first time we have public figures from …

Another Milestone For Renault: 100,000th Leased Electric Vehicle Battery

Renault’s customers are partial to leasing their batteries, an option that very few electric car producers have offered. There are certainly pros and cons to leasing the battery versus buying it as part of the car, but there’s no doubt that ZOE buyers/lessees overwhelmingly choose the former. In fact, 94% …

Reports: Renault Shares Drop Amid Emissions Testing Allegations

Shares in Renault plunged by as much as six per cent yesterday amid reports the French carmaker is being investigated for allegedly breaking emissions testing rules. According to various reports, Renault could potentially face hefty fines from French authorities probing two of its car models – Captur and Clio IV …

Is Infiniti now Ready to Launch an Electric Car, After All?

Nissan’s strong commitment to electric cars has not, so far, extended to its Infiniti luxury brand. While the six-year-old Nissan Leaf is the bestselling electric car in history, the company has repeatedly postponed plans for an all-electric Infiniti model. But Infiniti’s on-again, off-again electric car may now be back on …