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    Official: Renault Z.E. center celebrates first birthday with 21,000 EV test drives
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    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: All-electric Renault Twizy used for Self Drive Audio Tours
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    Self-drive touring is one of the fastest-growing trends in travel, according to a recent article in the magazine published by the American Society of Travel Agents. A Portuguese company, ToGuide is ahead of the curve here, and is offering a way to tour European cities by renting small, two-seat ...

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    Report: Renault Twizy is Europe's best-selling electric vehicle
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    Good news or bad news? That's what some electric-vehicle advocates may be asking after the Renault Twizy mini-car was reported to be Europe's best-selling electric vehicle. The two-tandem-seat Twizy moved 7,895 units between its March debut and the end of September, Business Insider ...

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    Report: Worried about winter in your windowless Renault Twizy? A solution beckons
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    For consumers considering buying a Renault Twizy, a four-wheeled covered electric vehicle (EV), some worries about winter driving conditions might be alleviated by this news. For 295 British pounds (about $472 US dollars), owners can now buy a kit that will make the little EV winter proof. Or, ...

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    Official: Firefighters will test Renault Twizy as emergency support vehicle in Paris
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    The Twizy can be adapted to a variety of situations, from wall art to music video attention getter. Eurocarblog, for example, has a new story about a Twizy decorated in such a way that it is, "blatantly inspired by the work of Pablo Picasso," in order to take part in a Milan exhibition dedicated ...

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    Official: French Twizy EV dons odd new clothes, including Union Jack
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    The UK division of Renault is promoting the Twizy two-seat electric vehicle with a new, six-minute video and is pitching its customization possibilities by making it available in designs that include the Union Jack. The video, which hypes Twizy's style quotient by showing its female "driver" ...

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    Report: Renault offering free all-electric Twizys with gas-guzzler purchase
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    It's like an extra tapas dish being thrown in with the whole meal, we guess. Renault has a new idea to increase sales of some of its gas-powered 2012 model-year vehicles in Spain: throw in a Twizy EV. The Australian publication Car Advice reports that buyers of cars like the $25,000 Laguna ...

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    Study: 150 'micro-mobility models' coming by 2020; will Gen Y urbanites respond?
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    What do electric bikes, cars without doors and pod cars have in common? They are all "Micro-Mobility Models," according to Frost & Sullivan, and we're going to be seeing many, many more of them in big cities in the years to come. Frost & Sullivan expects over 150 micro mobility models ...

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    Report: Renault eyes Eastern Europe, South America for Twizy EV
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    Little car, big plans. Renault is looking to expand distribution of its Twizy electric vehicle to countries such as Turkey, Israel, Japan and Singapore as well as South America after selling about 6,500 vehicles throughout Europe. This news comes courtesy of Technologic Vehicles, which cited an ...

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    Official: Renault Twizy EV added to U.K.-based car-sharing service
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    The Renault Twizy became the first electric vehicle to be offered in the U.K.-based WhipCar peer-to-peer car-sharing service after two Twizy owners in London and Glasgow made their cars available for rent. The Twizy vehicles will be available to rent for as low as 36 pounds ($57) a day. The cars ...

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    Report: Renault sells a surprising 1,000 Twizy electric vehicles in Germany
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    For a car without side windows, the Renault Twizy sure is selling pretty well. At least, it is in Germany, where 1,000 units have sold since the car went on sale in the middle of April even though we're pretty sure it does rain there. The sales are doubly impressive given all the hesitancy about ...

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    Video: Renault Twizy: will it drift?
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    By all accounts, the Renault Twizy is a surprisingly entertaining vehicle to drive. With its very low center of gravity, firm suspension and wheels at the extreme corners, it can whip around turns with extraordinary confidence. What happens though, if all its grip goes away? Will it ...

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    Video: Renault plugs Twizy EVs into Eiffel Tower, raves it up
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    If you've been slacking on your doctor-recommended dose of electronic beats and French weirdness, Renault has you covered. The company has turned out a new video for its Twizy pod car featuring a gaggle of youth prowling Parisian streets in the early hours of the morning. The fleet of ...

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    Report: Twizy Way brings Renault's tiny EV car-sharing in France
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    Little car, little car-sharing program – for now. Next week, Renault will start testing a car-sharing program in France with the automaker's Twizy urban electric vehicles, HybridCars reports. The program, called Twizy Way, will take place in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France, about 20 ...

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    Official: Renault Twizy EV goes on sale in UK for a cool $10,000*
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    Renault's Twizy city electric vehicle went on sale in UK showrooms Friday, and the French automaker saying a less-powerful version will be available for sale starting next January. The 17-horsepower Twizy, which has a top speed of about 50 miles per hour and can be recharged in less than four ...

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    Report: Renault could sell low-speed Twizy; Nissan considering Leaf battery leases
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    If anyone wondered what right-hand-drive donuts in a really light electric-vehicle looked like, we all may soon find out. Renault may launch a low-speed version of its battery-electric Twizy in the UK next year in an effort to capitalize on a law allowing for unlicensed drivers for some smaller ...

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    Official: Renault Twizy will hang on the walls at Champs Elysées art stage
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    Looking a little bit like a car dealership from Inception, the new "Plug Into The Positive Energy" exhibit at the L'Atelier Renault stage on the Champs Elysées puts a vertical focus on the all-electric Renault Twizy. The quirky little EV has been used as decoration before, and we're slowly ...

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    Report: Nissan thinking of fourth electric vehicle model; what would you choose?
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    Despite three months of downward-trending Leaf sales, Nissan is still bullish on rolling out more electric vehicles. We know that Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has said he wants to bring at least three and more likely four Nissan EVs to market in the U.S. in the next few years. Automotive News ...

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    Renault Twizy says hello to Paris in Colette store window
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    It's not often that an automaker says this about its own car: "It looks like a toy and drives like a toy." Sure, Renault follows this up with, "but it isn't a toy," but by that point the message has been delivered: the all-electric Renault Twizy is not your usual vehicle. Maybe that's why a ...

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    Jean-Luc Moulène turns Renault Twizy into wild Body of art sculpture
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    The styling of the funky all-electric Renault Twizy Z.E. has inspired artist Jean-Luc Moulène to create a just-as-funky contemporary sculpture. Called Body, Jean-Luc Moulène describes his modern masterpiece:

    Body and Twizy are two objects from a journey of reflection. This is ...

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