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    Recharge Wrap-up: Uber drops rates in NYC, Renault Zoes for Rungis, Nissan Leaf is recycled
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    Uber is really taking it to cabbies in New York City. The car-hailing smartphone app has temporarily cut rates to its lowest-cost UberX service by 20 percent, now making it much more competitive - even cheaper in many cases - to request a ride from the app than to hail a NYC taxi. Also, tip is ...

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    Official: Renault ZOE revs up for big sales in Norway
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    Renault doesn't want to be left out in the Norwegian cold. The French automaker knows that EV sales are through the roof in Norway, so it is finally bringing the Zoe EV to the Scandinavian country. The launch event was a bit odd, with 15 Zoe's available to be driven on the running track at the ...

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    Official: Renault Zoe pulls out multiple wins at Rallye Monte-Carlo ZENN 2014
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    The Rallye Monte-Carlo ZENN was held this past weekend and the spunky Renault Zoe electric vehicle drove away the big winner. The little car came in first place not only in the overall category, but also in the regularity, energy consumption, autotest and teams' challenge sections. As the company ...

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    Official: Renault drops lease price for electric Zoe in UK to just 189 pounds
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    Contrary to the long-held rivalry between the French and the British, France-based automaker Renault wants to make things a little nicer for green-car enthusiasts just across the Channel by cutting the lease price on its battery-electric Renault Zoe and the batteries that come with it. Renault ...

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    Official: Renault Zoe EV sells 10,000 units in first year
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    Renault can find both good and bad news from its offering on the European electric vehicle market – the Zoe EV sold only one fifth of its sales target for its first year - with 10,000 units sold – but it appears that French customers who do bite are falling in love with the little ...

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    Report: If Renault has a 50,000 unit sales target for Zoe EV, it's going to miss it
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    When it came to sales of its Zoe electric vehicle, Renault may have been thinking Toyota Camry Hybrid numbers. What the French automaker will get is a fraction of that. Renault, which debuted the Zoe earlier this year, will sell about 10,000 of them this year, or about a fifth of its 50,000-unit ...

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    Official: Renault Zoe EV gets an iPad app, with Android to follow
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    Every now and then, there are moments when a certain reporter concludes he should've studied a bit harder during his four years of high school French. This is certainly one of them. French automaker Renault figures it can improve both sales and exposure of its Zoe electric vehicle by appealing to ...

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    Report: Nissan pokes fun at 'clean' cars hit by stricter London Congestion Charge rules
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    Nissan can see an upside to the tough new emissions rules in London and turn it into a great promotional opportunity. The London Congestion Charge has been tightened up so that the vehicles that are eligible for exemption from the hefty daily charge of 10 British pounds (a little more than $15 ...

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    Official: Tesla Model S wins 2013 World Green Car of the Year
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    The automotive journalist judges behind the World Green Car of the Year apparently with the overwhelming majority of AutoblogGreen readers, as they've just named the Tesla Model S their winner. We don't yet know what the official ballots were, but our informal poll had the Tesla beating the other ...

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    Poll: Who should win 2013 World Green Car of the Year?
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    Which is best new green car in the world – the all-electric Renault Zoe, the all-electric Tesla Model S or the Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid? Those are the three finalists for the 2013 World Green Car of the Year award, and the winner will be announced later this week at the 2013 New York ...

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    As Renault delivers first Zoe, company's EV strategy questioned
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    Arnaud Montebourg, France's Minister of Industrial Recovery, was handed the keys to the first Renault Zoe electric car on December 17 by Carlos Tavares, Renault Group's chief operating officer. Renault calls the Zoe the "first broadly affordable full-electric car," and the EV qualifies for a ...

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    Report: Carlos Ghosn remains optimistic on Nissan's EV sales forecast
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    Nissan Motor Co. CEO Carlos Ghosn continues to be optimistic and ambitious about his company's mission to make Nissan and Renault electric vehicles (EVs) reach strong sales numbers in key global markets. In fact, he doesn't seem fazed that Nissan is selling fewer Leafs in the US this year ...

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    Official: Renault says Zoe performance changes 'almost unnoticeable' in cold weather
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    Here's something that should warm the hearts of electric-vehicle enthusiasts in cold-weather climes. Renault ran tests of its battery-electric Zoe in way-sub-freezing temperatures in Finland and found that the EV compromised little in the way of performance, the French automaker said recently on ...

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    Official: Renault's Foucher will succeed Koskas as head of EV operations
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    Longtime Renault executive Béatrice Foucher has been tapped to become vice president of the French automaker's electric-vehicle operations, Renault has announced. Foucher will succeed Thierry Koskas, who will end his four-year tenure at the position to run Renault's Argentina operations, ...

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    Video: Zoe crash test shows just one of 100 electric vehicles Renault demolished in development
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    Renault has high hopes for the all-electric Zoe, saying that it will outsell the Nissan Leaf in Europe. Pricewise, the Zoe will be much less. Thanks to battery leasing (which alliance partner Nissan is also considering for the Leaf) of around $110 a month, the Zoe will cost roughly $21,000 (in ...

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    Report: Renault execs say the Zoe will outsell the Nissan Leaf in Europe
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    When it comes to battery-electric vehicle sales across the pond, Renault's Zoe will get the better of the sibling rivalry against the Nissan Leaf. That's what Renault is expecting will happen when it starts selling the Zoe later this year, according to Automotive News and, to make sure vehicles ...

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    Geneva: Renault Zoe shows its low-cost, all-electric face
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    Renault unveiled the production version of the Zoe all-electric car at the Geneva Motor Show this week, but what sounds most impressive is the car's price: £13,650 ($21,396 U.S. at today's exchange rates) after the government incentive of up to 25 percent of the car's cost in the UK. In ...

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    Renault integrating custom tablet into 2012 Zoe and Clio
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    We've seen plenty of tablets embedded into concepts and project cars, but Renault looks to be the first major automaker to bring a fully functional and embedded tablet into a production vehicle. And it's doing it in two new cars due to arrive next year. At the LeWeb consumer electronics show in ...

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    Report: French government withdraws all funding for Renault's battery facility in Flins
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    Renault's ambitious electric vehicle program may have been dealt a significant blow. Reports indicate that the French government has withdrawn its €125 million ($174 million U.S. at the current exchange rate) investment to fund ...

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    Renault Zoe's "secret" range will most likely exceed 125 miles
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    Renault says that the range of its battery-powered Zoe, which is due to launch in Europe in late 2012, will exceed 200 kilometers (124.3 miles). How far beyond 200 km will a fully charged Zoe go before completely running out of ...

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