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24Renault-Nissan has sold 200,000 EVs, claims 58 percent global share

Most Of Those Are Due To Popular Leaf, Which Has Sold 67,000 In US

The all-electric Renault Zoe sold 10,000 units during its first year on sale and the French automaker has sold a total of about 51,500 EVs since starting sales of its four-vehicle EV lineup in 2011. Renault's collection also includes the Twizy two-seater, the Fluence sedan and the Kangoo van – just look at the awesome concepts from 2009 in the gallery above. Throw in the fact that the Nissan Leaf has sold around 150,000 around the world and some sales of the e-NV200 delivery van, and we ge

AddRenault 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.

AddRenault 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.

AddRenault 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.

AddBetter 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 operations in the US and Australia.

AddBetter 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, means that the cars are now available to both fleets and private individuals. Better Place is also offering consumers a new lower-price plan that is "a simpler and better deal," writes Haaretz, because the

AddBibendum 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.

AddRenault 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, Israel and Denmark.

AddHertz 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 December and followed that up by handing the keys over to a Volt this past January.

AddRenault-Nissan, AXA sign Europe-wide roadside service contract for electric vehicles

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

AddReport: Renault sending test batch of electric Fluences to China in 2011

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

AddReport: Renault shooting for 150-mile range electric vehicle by 2015

Renault Zoe concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

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

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

AddRenault 2011 Fluence Z.E. now available for pre-order

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

AddReport: 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

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