Tag: Renault

May 31, 2023 - 12:01 pm

ICCT e-mobility transition ranking shows Tesla and BYD in lead

A new report by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) assesses how effectively the world’s 20 largest automakers are transitioning to electric vehicles. At the top of the ranking is Tesla, followed by Chinese manufacturer BYD, which is catching up fast.

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Apr 14, 2023 - 02:48 pm

Nissan considers dropping out of Renault partnership

According to an agency report, the Japanese carmaker Nissan is pushing ahead with its growth plans in areas such as software and electric vehicles independently of alliance partner Renault. The two companies had recently officially agreed on closer cooperation.

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Mar 30, 2023 - 11:01 am

Renault launches final testing phase of the Renault 5

As part of an extensive development programme, nine prototypes of the electric Renault 5 are currently undergoing final endurance tests. The platform, powertrain and battery of the test vehicles are already up to series standard. Now Renault also published the first background information on the new CMF-BEV platform.

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Jan 30, 2023 - 11:42 am

Nissan to acquire stake in Renault’s Ampere

Nissan will acquire a stake in Ampere, the future independent electric car division of Renault Group. This is the result of an agreement between the two companies, which is still subject to the approval of the respective supervisory boards.

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Jan 26, 2023 - 12:57 pm

Fabrice Cambolive to take over as CEO at Renault

On 1 February 2023, Fabrice Cambolive will assume responsibility as CEO of the Renault brand. Until now, Renault Group CEO Luca de Meo has also headed the brand. Cambolive’s main task will be to organise the upcoming EV offensive.

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Jan 16, 2023 - 02:33 pm

Renault & CEA to develop new bidirectional charger

Renault Group and the French Commissariat for Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies CEA are jointly developing a bidirectional charger with very high efficiency for electric vehicles. The new charger is meant to be used in Renault’s production models by the end of the decade.

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Dec 12, 2022 - 05:42 pm

Renault’s Mobilize division swaps out CEO

The founding head of Renault’s mobility division Mobilize, Clotilde Delbos, is leaving the company at the end of the year. Her successor as CEO will be former VW and Bosch manager Fedra Ribeiro, currently Chief Operating Officer of Mobilize.

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Nov 30, 2022 - 04:40 pm

Renault & Airbus sign battery cooperation

Airbus and Renault Group have signed a research and development agreement to combine their respective competencies to develop better batteries for electric cars and hybrid electric aircraft.

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Nov 26, 2022 - 03:49 pm

Kamaz to make EVs branded Moskvich

Under pressure from Western sanctions, Russia is making a new attempt at domestic electric car production. The Russian manufacturer Kamaz is reviving the Soviet-era Moskvich brand, yet, with Chinese involvement, and will produce the Moskvich 3 in a plant near Moscow given up by Renault.

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Nov 7, 2022 - 12:23 pm

Renault & Dongfeng launch luxury EV brand in China

BeyonCa is a new electric car start-up from China. BeyonCa was founded by Renault China CEO Soh Weiming and Dongfeng Motor, has a headquarters in Beijing, a design centre in Munich and a development site for artificial intelligence in Singapore.

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Oct 26, 2022 - 12:13 pm

Seat receives almost half of Spain’s PERTE grant

Spain’s Ministry of Industry has made public the distribution of state aid for the first call of the eMobility funding programme PERTE. In total, the government is distributing 877.2 million euros to ten funding recipients – almost 300 million euros more than previously planned.

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Oct 14, 2022 - 04:51 pm

Renault electrifies the Kangoo small combi van

Renault is putting the spotlight on the electric passenger car variant of its new Kangoo city vehicle at the Paris Motor Show next week. The new electric combi van called Kangoo E-Tech Electric has an electric motor with 90 kW power and a battery with 45 kWh capacity.

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Oct 11, 2022 - 03:46 pm

Nissan & Renault negotiate future of alliance

Nissan and Renault are currently negotiating the future of the alliance and, more specifically, the Japanese carmaker’s participation in Renault’s planned electric car division. The announcement was made by both manufacturers in a short joint statement, without disclosing further details.

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Oct 11, 2022 - 02:04 pm

Mobilize presents city EVs as Twizy successors

The Renault mobility brand Mobilize has presented the Twizy successor Duo and its cargo offshoot Bento in detail before the Paris Motor Show. The Duo city car will be available for subscription or long-term rental from the end of 2023. The cargo version Bento for commercial drivers will follow in 2024.

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Sep 29, 2022 - 06:55 pm

German courts challenge Renault over remote battery termination

The German Federal Supreme Court is hearing a case to decide how much power manufacturers have over vehicle batteries in a lease. The court will decide whether it is legal for the battery of an electric vehicle to be remotely turned off in the case of an extraordinary termination of the lease.

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Sep 23, 2022 - 03:42 pm

Renault presents electric show car R5 Turbo 3E

Renault’s battery-electric R5 Turbo 3E show car is reminiscent of the Renault 5 Turbo and its successor Turbo 2. Inspired by video games, the reinterpretation has two electric motors that together produce 280 kW and an instant torque of 700 Nm.

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Sep 22, 2022 - 04:24 pm

Mitsubishi presents the ASX PHEV for Europe

Mitsubishi has unveiled the new ASX for Europe. The new edition of the compact SUV, an offshoot of the Captur already offered by Group competitor Renault since 2020, is offered as a plug-in hybrid, full hybrid and mild hybrid.

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