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    Official: Renault moves all Fluence Z.E. production to Korea

    Carlos Ghosn sort of hinted that this day would come. And the Better Place bankruptcy didn't help either. For a variety of reasons, Renault has stopped making the Fluence Z.E. in Turkey. The car is still alive, but it's no longer Renault's flagship EV sedan. Renault's Maya Vautier told ...

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    Official: UK all-electric car-sharing service debuts with three Renault EVs

    Fans of the old Schoolhouse Rock cartoons (there are more of us than you think) know that three is the magic number, and that's the approach a new UK carsharing club is taking with its launch. The E-Car Club bills itself as the UK's "first entirely electric pay-per-use car club" and it debuted ...

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    Official: Renault Z.E. center celebrates first birthday with 21,000 EV test drives

    Renault is ready to party at its Z.E. (zero emission) Center in Boulogne-Billancourt, France, near Paris. While it's being called a birthday celebration, the Z.E. Center actually opened up almost a year and a half ago, in January 2012. Renault says that it's the first electric vehicle test center ...

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    Report: Carlos Ghosn says no more battery swap cars

    The world's biggest proponent of electric vehicles appears to be exchanging his support for the concept of swappable batteries. Renault-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn says the Renault Fluence ZE will likely be the only model from the French automaker to have the ability for its battery to be changed ...

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    Official: French government orders 2,100 Renault Fluence, Zoe electric vehicles

    There's no quicker way to jump-start plug-in vehicle sales than a big order from the government. When it comes to Renault, France certainly is obliging. France's Union des Groupements d'Achats Publics (UGAP) is ordering 2,000 (!) Renault Zoe electric vehicles and another 100 Fluence Z.E. EVs ...

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    Report: Renault's Australian EV launch delayed by Better Place issues

    Better Place continues to be a bit of a misnomer as issues with the electric-vehicle battery-switching network have delayed Renault's plans to debut its Fluence Z.E. electric vehicle in Australia, Car Advice reports. Renault, whose EV is designed to allow for battery swapping, was originally ...

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    Better Place Israel lowers rates, gives plug-in drivers 'a simpler and better deal'

    Better Place waited until its fleet of Renault Fluence plug-in vehicles was just about officially, commercially operational in Israel before letting customers know that the cost to drive the vehicles will be less than expected. Better Place's official launch, which happened this past weekend, ...

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    Official: Better Place-charged vehicles surpass 1 million kilometers driven

    Those who scoff at the metric system may belittle any publicity related to kilometers covered instead of miles, but we're still pretty impressed. Better Place, which is trying to build out an infrastructure for electric vehicles based on the cell phone model of leased batteries that are swapped ...

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    Report: Renault will launch South Korea's first mass-produced EV in 2013

    Renault SA will debut South Korea's first mass-produced battery-electric vehicle when it starts selling an all-electric version of its SM3 to the public in 2013, the Korea Herald reported, citing an interview with Francois Provost, CEO of the company's Renault Samsung division in South ...

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    Official: Better Place signs deal with rental company in Israel

    If you want to try out one of Better Place's electric vehicles, you'd have to move to a country where the project is establishing its infrastructure or else wait for it to come to your neighborhood. At least that's how it was looking until now. Because the latest announcement from the ...

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    Renault Fluence Z.E. headed to Australia in late 2012

    Renault announced today that its upcoming, battery swap-capable electric sedan, the Fluence Z.E., will be sold in Australia by the end of 2012. The Fluence Z.E. is expected to sold in Australia under terms that are similar to those offered to buyers in France, Israel and Denmark, meaning that ...

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    Bibendum 2011: Renault Fluence Z.E. and Kangoo Z.E. just part of the overall scheme

    Here's something you probably already knew but haven't really thought about: Renault has announced more electric vehicle models than Tesla Motors, and Tesla is a company that makes nothing but electric cars. Compare the Tesla Roadster, the Model S and the Model X SUV to Renault's four-car ...

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    Renault sends 110 electric cars to German test fleet

    Renault Fluence Z.E. concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    A group of German companies is working with French company Renault to see just how practical it would be to install a large network of electric vehicles and networked charging stations between the Rhine and the Ruhr. The ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Renault's all-electric four-car attack includes Twizy, the quirkiest car of the IAA

    Renault Zero Emission line-up - Click for high-res image gallery
    If nothing else, Renault knows how to make a ca-razy-looking concept car. At the Frankfurt Motor Show today, the company took the wraps off of the Twizy Z.E. (Zero Emission) as part of the four-car line-up of all-electric vehicles ...

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    Renault introduces Fluence sedan with new double-clutch transmission

    2010 Renault Fluence - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Renault has finally introduced the Fluence, the four-door model that will replace the Mégane Sedan. If this model looks a bit familiar, that because it's the vehicle that Renault will use in all of the EV projects that it is ...


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