Surviving The Transition — Management Guide 101 For Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:00:14 +0000

I have learned that it is easy to say what is wrong, but more productive to look at possible improvements. After recently making clear what I think of the new Renault hydrogen initiative, I owe them a follow-up about the realistic, not-so-realistic, and fanboy-dreamt possibilities they have at their fingertips

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Open The Plug-In Hybrid Floodgates! Germany EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 07:33:16 +0000

Something clicked in the German plug-in vehicle market after the summer holidays. The market had a record month (9,452 registrations) in September, and then October came and set a new record, this time 26% above the previous one! 11,926 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) were registered, more than doubling last year’s result. With China’s PEV market in post-subsidy blues, this is a welcome boost to global sales. Now if only the US market helped to carry the burden

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French EV Market Up 65%, Finally Some Reshuffling!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 06:27:19 +0000

The French plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market had 6,433 registrations in October, up 65% year over year (YoY). Interestingly, this time, it was the plug-in hybrids (+118%) pulling the market up the most, with BEVs growing “just” 53%

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Renault Twingo ZE Coming Next Year!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:10:15 +0000

The Renault Twingo is a popular little car in Europe. After years of customers clamoring for an electric version of the car, Renault is finally ready to roll one out — or almost ready. Reportedly, the Twingo ZE (zero emissions) will hit the market in 2020. Ali Kassai Koupaï, Senior Vice President of Product Planning of Groupe Renault, noted: “We need to add an A-segment [electric] car to address customer needs.” Indeed. Don’t let Volkswagen eat your lunch!

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Hyundai Kona EV Wins The Netherlands In Slow Month — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 04:19:28 +0000

After a memorable month of September, the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) markets in the Netherlands slowed down significantly, growing just 37% in September, with 2,776 registrations, translating into a PEV share of 8.1% in October. That keeps the 2019 PEV share at a record 10%

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Tesla Model 3 Breaks Records In Hot Market — Europe EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 02:30:29 +0000

The European passenger plug-in vehicle market scored some 59,000 registrations in September (+76% year over year), with fully electric vehicles (BEVs) stepping up the pace and reaching a record score of 41,001 units, earning its first three-digit growth rate since July 2014 (+109%)

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Ford, Volkswagen, BMW, & Renault Electric Models That Could Reach 10,000 Sales A Month?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 06:50:18 +0000

We write many articles about Tesla for two core reasons: 1) it is pushing the transportation sector toward zero-emission transportation faster than any other company (and is perhaps the most important company in the world for decarbonizing the economy), and 2) it makes really amazing products

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China × Cleantech — September 2019

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Sun, 27 Oct 2019 03:43:31 +0000

Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech, our September 2019 edition. For our full China × Cleantech history, stroll over to the “Future Trends” section of our website

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Renault Loses Its Marbles, Dissolved In Hydrogen

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:58:23 +0000

I am probably the biggest Renault fanboy among the contributors to this site. That I feel compelled to write a scathing comment on the latest Renault plans for zero-emission vehicles is something I did not see coming

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2020 Electric Renault Zoe Goes For A Sardinian Cruise

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Sun, 20 Oct 2019 03:14:12 +0000

The electric Renault Zoe doesn’t receive nearly as much press as Tesla’s vehicles, but this subcompact EV has made an impact. Produced for the French market first, it was available 7 years ago (in 2012) in France, and in 2013 in other European countries. The first of these small, nondescript EVs had a 22 kWh battery with a rated range of about 140 miles (though, considerably less in real-world driving conditions — the European rating system has never been adequate to provide consumers with real-world range)

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