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4Renault 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. electric van began in Europe in late 2011, Electric Vehicle News reports. Since that time, Renault has sold about 11,400 Twizy two-seater EVs and 11,000 Kangoo EVs as well as smaller numbers of Zoe mini E

8Renault 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 Awards, beating out the "commended" vehicles, the Vauxhall Ampera and the Nissan Leaf. The awards were recently presented ceremoniously by Fifth Gear's Jonny Smith at UK's Emirates Stadium. No word on wheth

10Renault 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 a solar-powered car, but those have yet to come to fruition. In July, the Vatican did get an all-electric vehicle from NWG Zero.

1Holy 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 a solar-powered car, but those have yet to come to fruition. In July, the Vatican did get an all-electric vehicle from NWG Zero.

22Mercedes-Benz goes to work with new Citan van

We tend to think of Mercedes-Benz as a luxury automaker – and indeed it is – but overseas it's a full-line brand, known as much for its trucks and vans as it is for its upscale passenger cars. And this is the latest.

16Renault launches new seven-passenger Grand Kangoo

Put the word Grand in front of a nameplate and you'll likely be looking at something from the Chrysler stable: a Jeep Grand Cherokee, for example, or a Dodge Grand Caravan. But Auburn Hills isn't the only automaker to use the moniker: so does Renault, as in the Grand Scenic, Grand Modus, Grand Espace, and this latest release.

7UK 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.

AddRenault 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 from the French postal authority. Another 1,500 of the little haulers are slated for Électricité de France, the second largest French utility company.

AddFirst 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 actually make an electric van?" projects. To mark the occasion today, both Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and the French Minister for Industry, Energy and the Digital Economy, Éric Besson, paid a

AddBibendum 2011: Renault Fluence Z.E. and Kangoo Z.E. just part of the overall scheme

Renault Fluence Z.E. – Click above for high-res image gallery

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

2011 Renault Kangoo Z.E. – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddRenault sends 110 electric cars to German test fleet

Renault Fluence Z.E. concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddRenault announces 2011 production of all-electric Kangoo van

Kangoo be bop Z.E. - Click above for high-res image gallery

AddRenault 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 "green label" treatment that many other models go through in Europe: low-rolling resistance tires, aerodynamic improvements and low-friction engine oil. All this works together to create a van that is ab

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

Kangoo be bop Z.E. - Click above for high-res image gallery

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

Kangoo be bop Z.E. - Click above for high-res image gallery

AddRenault opens up about the new Kangoo Be Bop

Click image for high-res gallery of the Renault Kangoo Be Bop

AddNew 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 list: the Renault Kangoo Express Compact. This van replaces the Renault Superfive-based Express, which is derived from the old Renault 5/Le Car; some of these are still running around.

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