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Renault ups the ante for eco2 badging

Back in 2007, Renault introduced its Eco2 line, a branding system to identify the cleanest vehicles in the company's line-up. Back then, these were the rules that the Eco2 vehicles had to follow:

Renault 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. i

Nissan creates "Pure Drive," a green label for European markets

Like many other automakers in Europe, Nissan has created a special marketing badge to identify the least polluting vehicles across its range which will be used both in Europe and Japan. The chosen name is Pure Drive, which I think is one of the least imaginative on the market. Sibling company Renault's ECO2 label is more fun, as is its Xavier Navarro

Renault opens up about the new Kangoo Be Bop

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

Renault Logan emits just 71 grams of CO2 per km in Challenge Bibendum

Around the beginning of October, Renault announced it would enter a Logan Renault eco² concept vehicle in the Challenge Bibendum in Shanghai. That event is now taking place and the decent-looking Logan released an amazingly low amount of CO2 into the air as it drove the 172.2km route: just 71 grams per kilometer. To cover the distance (a little over 106 miles), the Logan used 4.69