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Renault-Nissan Alliance and MOBI.E Tech Partner to Promote Electric Mobility

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance and the Portuguese consortium MOBI.E Tech have partnered for the promotion of electric mobility in Portugal, one of the first countries in the world to adopt a countrywide electric mobility policy.  MOBI.E will include charging stations accessible to all electric vehicle brands. The stations will be installed all over [...]

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GE, Nissan to Drive Smart Charging for Electric Vehicles

In the race to build a smart-charging infrastructure that fuels the coming plug-in car revolution, GE and Nissan have teamed to research new technology developments that will make smart charging a reality. The two companies signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore new technologies that are needed to build a reliable, dynamic smart-charging [...]

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Renault's New Diesel Engine - More Power,Better Fuel Economy and Less CO2

Renault has fitted it’s new large van ( the master) with an all new engine, the 2.3 dCi diesel. 

The Master will feature three versions of the 2.3 dCi unit, with power output of 100 hp, 125 hp and 150 hp. The engine will power other Renault-Nissan Alliance vehicles in the future. Based on the 2.0 [...]

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Daimler Looking at Alliance with Renault/Nissan to Increase Electric Car Capabilities!

Daimler is actively seeking  to become the  leader in zero emmision, sustainable mobility.  In 2009, Daimler bought a 10% stake in Tesla Motors, the only production automaker selling a highway capable electric vehicle in North America and Europe.  The two companies had already been working closely to integrate Tesla’s lithium-ion battery packs and charging electronics into the [...]

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The Island of Reunion to Become a Testbed for Electric Car Infrastructure

In the presence of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Renault, EDF, GBH (Groupe Bernard Hayot), Total Réunion, GE Money and the GERRI agency today signed a letter of intent on the experimentation of 50 electric vehicles in Reunion together with battery charge infrastructure powered mainly by renewable energies.

The letter of intent signed today in Reunion by the [...]

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Car Leasing Company Athlon to Provide Electric Vehicle Options Starting Next Year

Renault and Athlon Car Lease International have announced their cooperation in the joint delivery of Electric Vehicle (EV)-solutions to their mutual clients.

Renault and Athlon have agreed to offer their customers innovative solutions developed jointly and involving the staff and networks of both partners. Athlon supports Renault’s EV project. Constituting a clean means of transportation, electric [...]

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Alliance Announces Plans to Manufacture Lithium-ion Batteries for their Electric Car Programs

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has announced the location for the planned battery production site in Portugal. The new plant, which will manufacture advanced lithium-ion batteries, will be located at the Renault CACIA (Companhia Aveirense de Componentes para a Indústria Automóvel) industrial complex located in Aveiro, about 250km north of the capital, Lisbon.

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Renault Announces Fourth Manufacturing Site for Its Electric Vehicles

Renault has decided to manufacture the electric version of Fluence at the OYAK-Renault Bursa plant in Turkey, with production to start in first-half 2011.

Unveiled as Fluence Z.E. Concept, the electric vehicle (EV) will be produced on the same production line as the fuel-powered versions of Fluence. As at Maubeuge, where the Group will produce electric [...]

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The All Electric Kangoo Express to be Built in Northern France

Renault has decided to produce the future electric, zero-emission version of its Kangoo Express LCV at M.C.A. (Maubeuge Carrosserie Automobile), in northern France, starting in the first half of 2011. The electric vehicle will be built on the same production line as the internal combustion variants. The new version will benefit from the know-how, fabric [...]

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Renault will Produce an Electric Vehicle in Spain based on their Twizy Z.E Concept

Renault, which already produces Mégane Hatchback, Mégane Estate, Modus and Grand Modus exclusively in Spain, has chosen to manufacture the future electric vehicle (EV) based on Twizy Z.E. Concept at Valladolid, 150 km north west of Madrid. Compact, nimble and practical, the future zeroemissionEV will fully meet all sustainable urban mobility needs.

Valladolid was selected for [...]

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