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After a full assault on the electric-vehicle market with the Leaf, it looks like Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will be making some seriously tough decisions about how the company, and its French partner Renault, will build or source its batteries. According to a report in Reuters, Ghosn “is preparing to cut battery manufacturing…in a new […]

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BMW, Nissan, Renault and VW have entered a partnership of Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) manufacturers to strengthen EV infrastructure. The four manufacturers’ joint project is through the European Union’s Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) program, and aims to create a multi-standard and interoperable EV charging network through the United Kingdom and Ireland. The consortium said it’s […]

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The Alliance Renault-Nissan’s French side is joining forces with Bolloré to promote electric vehicles as part of three agreements relating to industrial cooperation, the founding of a joint-venture to sell EV carsharing solutions and a feasibility study on the development of a specific new vehicle for carsharing plans. These agreements are the results of the […]

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance will supply major telecom provider Orange with a fleet of 200 electric vehicles for its needs in France. Renault-Nissan said it will provide the 200 electric vehicles to Orange by 2015. Orange added it will use the electric vehicles mostly for car-sharing purposes between its buildings and installations in France. Orange said […]

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In the fourth and last session of July Formula E pre-season testing, E.dams-Renault’s Sebastien Buemi set once again the fastest time at Donington Park with a lap of 1:31.083s to finish two-tenths clear at the top of the timesheets for the second day in succession. This marks the third session out of a total of […]

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Audi Sport Abt’s Lucas di Grassi led the second official test for the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship at Donington Park. di Grassi set his best time in the afternoon session to outpace day one leader, Sebastien Buemi of team e.dams-Renault. Belgian racer Jerome d’Ambrosio, testing for China Racing, topped the morning timesheets with a […]

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The EV championship known as Formula E is holding its first official test session July 3 and 4. E.dams-Renault’s Sebastien Buemi set the fastest time during July 3’s official test for the new FIA Formula E Championship at Donington Park, as fans got their first glimpse of the new all-electric series. The first of five […]

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Renault is raising its profile in the FIA Formula E Championship. With the championship’s inaugural race in Beijing in September, the French carmaker announced that it will step up its involvement in the new series in the form of backing for the e.dams team. Renault said it will be the title sponsor of the team […]

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Grand Prix winner Jarno Trulli came out of a drive at the wheel of the fully-electric Formula E very happy with the racecar. The Spark-Renault SRT_01E was test-driven at the La Ferté Gaucher circuit near Choisy-le-Roi, France. The 39-year-old Italian, who last week signed up to the Championship’s Drivers’ Club, spent a whole day at […]

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A lot of us have known electric cars in their simplest form when we were young: the Scalextric tracks. Renault decided to have fun combining its Zoe electric vehicles and the good old Scalextric race tracks in a video. Renault and electric vehicles are no strangers to motorsport – either in full-size racing, as Renault […]

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