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    Report: Renault EV line-up sells over 34,000 units

    The number "34,000" may not represent an obvious choice for a numerical threshold, but when Renault and sister company Nissan is preaching the gospel of electric-vehicle transportation, it's as good a milestone as any. France-based Renault has sold its 34,000th EV since sales of its Kangoo Z.E. ...

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    Official: Renault Kangoo van named 'Electric Vehicle of the Year,' has sold 11,000 units

    The vehicle may be a little funny looking (at least to some of us), but Renault is seriously celebrating both the sales and accolades of its all-electric Kangoo Z.E. utility van. The French automaker says the Kangoo retained the title of "Electric Vehicle of the Year" in the annual GreenFleet ...

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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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    Official: DHL orders at least 50 Renault EVs by 2015

    Ahh, synergy. DHL, which Renault chose last year to be the delivery company for replacement battery packs for its electric vehicles (EVs), has ordered at least 50 EVs from the French automaker itself. DHL will take possession of four Kangoo Z.E. utility vans by the end of the year, and will ...

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    Official: Holy Roller: Renault donates all-electric Popemobile to His Holiness

    Popes know how to travel in style, as the long list of iconic Popemobiles can attest to. In recent years, His Holiness Benedict XVI – aka the "Green Pope" – has been trying to clean up those bubbly vehicles with alternative powertrains. He wanted a plug-in hybrid from Mercedes-Benz or ...

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    Report: UK includes electric delivery vans in rebate plan; Renault Kangoo ZE now eligible

    The UK's inclusion of battery-electric delivery vehicles in its alt-fuel rebate program makes Renault's Kangoo Van Z.E. eligible for the incentive, the French automaker said. With the new plug-in program providing a rebate of as much as 20 percent of a new EV's price, Kangoo Van Z.E. buyers may ...

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    Official: Renault gets an order fo 15,000 Kangoo Z.E. all-electric vans

    Renault's Kangoo Van Z.E. may not be the most stylish EV on the market, but it is on its way to becoming one of the most popular. Renault has announced that the results of a competitive bidding process have led to the sale of 15,637 units of the electric van, with 10,000 of those orders coming ...

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    First production Kangoo Z.E. rolls off the line in France

    Today, Renault rolled the first production Kangoo Z.E. off the production line at it's plant in Maubeuge, France. Maubeuge has actually been making the all-electric utility van for about a year, but the 350 or so units that have been made were all sent off for fleet testing and other "how do we ...

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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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    Six months before launch, Renault logs first orders for electric Kangoo Z.E.

    Six months before its official launch, Renault's electric Kangoo Z.E. has already logged a half-dozen orders. Placed by advertising company JCDecaux, the six-unit order for the battery-powered van is the first on record. JCDecaux will use the electrified Kangoos in major cities in the UK, ...

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    Renault offers Kangoo Express Z.E. at €20,000, battery subscription extra

    2011 Renault Kangoo Z.E. – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's been a while since the design of the Renault Kangoo Z.E. was finalized (Hey, that was easy. It's much the same as the existing gas/diesel versions, differentiated on the exterior by a small charging door on the front ...

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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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    Renault announces 2011 production of all-electric Kangoo van

    Kangoo be bop Z.E. - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last week, Renault announced it will build the Twizy EV in Spain starting in 2011 and plug-in vehicle batteries and the Zoe Z.E. in France in 2012. But Renault's push to bring electric cars to market soon don't stop there, they've got a ...

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    Renault releases ECO2 version of the Renault Kangoo

    A panel van able to carry an euro-sized pallet a distance of 100 kilometers while burning less than 5 liters of diesel has arrived: the Renault Kangoo Rapid ECO2. The model, the larger sibling of the Kangoo Express Compact (the model that the all-electric Z.E. is based on), received the standard ...

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    Renault shows off the Kangoo Be Bop Z. E. in three new videos

    Kangoo be bop Z.E. - Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you count yourself as a fan of the shortened Kangoo that will become the be bop Z.E., Renault's first widely available electric vehicle, this post is for you. On the other side of the jump you'll find three videos that show the car in ...

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    Renault working with Arval, ALP on electric vehicle pricing, leasing structure

    Kangoo be bop Z.E. - Click above for high-res image gallery
    With Renault reportedly bringing three new electric vehicles to the Frankfort Motor Show this fall and the company's regular announcements of EV partnerships, word of two new deals - one with Arval and the other with ALD Automotive - ...

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    Renault opens up about the new Kangoo Be Bop

    Click image for high-res gallery of the Renault Kangoo Be Bop
    Need a delivery vehicle that, if nothing else, has a great name? Try the Kangoo Be Bop, which is even more fun to say than the Renault Kangoo Express Compact. The Be Bop, coming to European sales floors next spring, is based on the ...

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    New Renault Kangoo Express Compact offers low-CO2 business option

    So you run a small business in Europe and you don't want to spend a lot on transportation; plus, you want to save as much CO2 from going to the atmosphere as you can. Until now, your small panel van options were the Citroën Nemo/Peugeot Beeper or the Fiat Fiorino. Well, add one more to the ...

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    Frankfurt 2007: two dozen high resolution images of green debuts

    These Frankfurt Motor Show vehicles no longer need an introduction. We've been covering them to the hilt and, if you missed what any of them are, you can see last night's wrap-up for more information. What this post is meant to do is provide you with some shiny, high-resolution images to see the ...

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    AutoblogGreen video round up: Opel, Kangoo, Brabus

    Welcome to the the first edition of AutoblogGreen video round up! Video round up is a selection of several videos clips we think you might enjoy. The video above features the Opel Flextreme, GM's new E-Flex concept. The Opel video includes lots of views of the amazing doors, interior and even the ...


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