Groupe Renault Chairman and business executive Carlos Ghosn these days proclaimed 2 growth within the company’s continued electrification of its Renault vary, as printed within the strategic set up Drive the Future: a brand new, cheap urban electrical vehicle in 2019, succeeding to China, and new hybrid and plug-in hybrid choices on 3 of its well-liked vehicles in 2020. He conjointly shared Renault’s vision for next-generation, on-board experiences with associate degree exciting peek at the increased Editorial expertise that may be shown on Oct two at the Paris Motor Show. Showcar Renault K-ZE, a brand new international A-segment, SUV-inspired electrical vehicle, capable of 250km/155 miles NEDC – the most effective autonomy in its phase. It options a corrupting, jazzy style with assertive lines and a muscular, compact footprint. on the far side its engaging style, Renault K-ZE is additionally straightforward to charge because of a double charging system compatible with domestic plugs and public infrastructures. Renault K-ZE comes with a number of kit maximising the expertise of driving an electrical vehicle like rear parking sensors, rear read camera and a central screen with connected navigation and services.
“Groupe Renault was a pioneer and is the European leader in electric vehicles. We are introducing K-ZE, an affordable, urban, SUV-inspired electric model combining the best of Groupe Renault: our leadership in EV, our expertise in affordable vehicles and in forging strong partnerships”, said Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of Groupe Renault.
Renault conjointly confirmed its plans to any electrify its direct its 2020 product refresh cycle, providing hybrid on Muse and plug-in hybrid on Mégane and Captur, giving customers the chance to travel electrical within the models they recognize and love. e-Tech, associate degree innovative, 100 percent Renault in-house technology, allows Renault to supply hybrid versions on B and C phase models. Targeting China via Renault K-ZE, which will be factory-made regionally by e-GT New Energy Automotive Co, the venture with Dongfeng Motor cluster and Nissan created to develop and turn out competitive electrical vehicles for the Chinese market.
“With the advent of connected, autonomous vehicles, customers will expect more of their traveling time.Experimenting with Groupe Challenges, we imagine what tomorrow’s connected, personalized mobility experience could be”, Carlos Ghosn said. “Access to premium content delivered through unique on-board experiences for drivers and passengers will become key differentiators”.
An immersive increased Editorial expertise can seem on the Renault stand at the Paris Motor Show. within a large capsule, through four situations in an exceedingly 222-degree projection, guests can expertise however their daily time spent in an exceedingly automobile may well be completely different, through the advantage of increased on-board experiences and premium, adaptive, customized content developed by Groupe Challenges. The AEX capsule sits aboard a brand new Renault luxury thought automobile, that is an electrical, autonomous, connected robo-vehicle, creating it straight forward for individuals to imagine what the expertise may well be like within the autonomous drive automobile of the longer term.