Skip to main content

renault fluence

  • 0
    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 ...

  • 0
    Study: Renault study proves, again, EVs are cleaner than gas or oil burners

    When it comes to the environmental impact of producing electricity, Renault is probably hoping that things haven't changed too much over the past 21 months. That's because we're just now getting to see some numbers that the company was using almost two years ago. The French automaker, which ...

  • 0
    Official: Renault takes Better Place bankruptcy in stride, says EVs are still a focus

    Renault says the recent bankruptcy filing by battery-swapping technology firm Better Place will do little to dissuade the automaker (and sister company Nissan) from continuing to try and boost electric-vehicle sales worldwide. Better Place's decision "does not at all call into question the ...

  • 0
    Official: Better Place announces bankruptcy, board says it 'stands by the original vision'

    It came as a shock when Better Place founder Shai Agassi was ousted as CEO last October, but today's announcement that the company will enter bankruptcy proceedings is a little less of a surprise. After all, since Agassi left, there have been layoffs, another CEO departure and a shut-down of ...

  • 0
    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, ...

  • 0
    Video: Fully Charged drives the Renault Fluence Z.E.

    In the latest episode of Robert Llewellyn's plug-in-centric show Fully Charged, the former Red Dwarf star takes the Renault Fluence Z.E. for a spin. In terms of price, the Fluence Z.E. starts at £17,850 ($29,288 U.S. at the current exchange rate) in the UK. That includes the UK's ...

  • 0
    Renault Fluence Z.E. priced as low as £17,850* in UK

    How low can Renault go? Well, in terms of UK pricing for its electric Fluence Z.E., the answer to that question is £17,850 ($28,576 U.S. at the current exchange rate). That £17,850 includes the UK's £5000 ($8,005 U.S.) Plug-In Car Grant, but excludes the £75 ($120 U.S.) ...

  • 0
    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 ...

  • 0
    Bibendum 2011: Nissan Leaf, Renault Fluence, Toyota FCHV among long list of rally winners

    The battery-powered Renault Fluence Z.E. and Nissan Leaf were among the long list of victors at the Michelin Challenge Bibendum, a sustainable mobility-themed event held in Berlin, Germany. The Fluence edged out the Tesla Roadster to take first place in the 300-km inter-city rally in the ...

  • 0
    Better Place announces pricing for Renault Fluence Z.E. in Israel

    Ahead of its official launch scheduled for the end 2011, Better Place has unveiled a complex pricing structure for the Renault Fluence Z.E. in Israel. The base version of the electric sedan will hit the market at a price of ILS 122,900 ($34,265 U.S. at the current exchange rate), not ...

  • 0
    Renault Fluence Z.E. to transport celebs at Cannes Film Festival

    From May 11th through the 22nd, ten electric Renault Fluence Z.E. sedans will escort actors and film professionals to the foot of the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. In near-total silence. The Renault Fluence Z.E.'s tour of Cannes comes just a couple of months ahead of its launch in France, ...

  • 0
    Hertz to rent electric Renault Twizy, Zoe, Fluence, Kangoo in Europe

    Here in the U.S., Hertz, will rent the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Tesla Roadster, Smart ED and Coda Sedan to members for a by-the-hour fee through its Connect by Hertz plug-in car rental program. In fact, Hertz already rented out its first electrified Smart Fortwo last ...

  • 0
    Report: 3 Renault execs suspended over electric vehicle industrial espionage questions

    Renault's Zero Emission line-up
    While an electric car called the Renault Espionage kind of has a nice ring to it, no one at the company would green light such a car now that three senior executives have been suspended after a months-long investigation over suspected industrial spying, Reuters is ...

  • 0
    Renault-Nissan, AXA sign Europe-wide roadside service contract for electric vehicles

    Renault Fluence Z.E. – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Renault-Nissan have finalized a deal with AXA Vehicle Assistance to provide Europe-wide roadside service for the Alliance's range of electric vehicles (EVs). The contract signed between Renault-Nissan and AXA will provide ...

  • 0
    Report: Renault sending test batch of electric Fluences to China in 2011

    Renault Fluence Z.E. – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last Friday, the Beijing Times reported that Renault will test out the Chinese electric vehicle market by introducing a "small number" of Fluence Z.E. battery-powered sedans to the nation sometime in 2011. The report, which cites ...

  • 0
    Report: Renault shooting for 150-mile range electric vehicle by 2015

    Renault Zoe concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to a report from Autocar, Renault expects to launch an electric vehicle (EV) with a range close to 150 miles by 2015. That's a 50 percent improvement over the 100-mile range listed for company's soon-to-be-released Zoe ...

  • 0
    Athlon Car Lease pre-orders 100 battery-powered Renaults

    2011 Renault Kangoo Z.E. – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Netherlands-based Athlon Car Lease, one of Europe's leading providers of fleet vehicles, has signed a pre-order agreement for 65 Kangoo Express Z.E. and 35 Fluence Z.E. electric vehicles (EVs) from automaker Renault. Athlon ...

  • 0
    Better Place prices Renault Fluence at $38,400 in Denmark; battery pack extra *UPDATE

    Renault Fluence Z.E. – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The world's first mass-produced electric car with swappable battery capability, the Renault Fluence Z.E., will stroll into the Danish market as the leaves hits the ground (i.e., autumn) in 2011. The vehicle will be offered to ...

  • 0
    Renault 2011 Fluence Z.E. now available for pre-order

    Renault Fluence Z.E. – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Let the flood gates open wide and the deposits pour in, Renault is officially accepting pre-orders for it 2011 battery-powered Fluence Z.E. Yep, it's another momentous day for the Renault-Nissan Alliance and it just so happens ...

  • 0
    Report: Renault to install GPRS transponder with remote disable feature on its leased electric vehicles

    2012 Renault Fluence Z.E. – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While Nissan has opted to both sell and lease its Leaf electric vehicle (EV), many other automakers are reluctant to allow their battery-powered vehicles off the lots without customers agreeing to some variation of a lease ...


Autoblog iPhone App