Renault sells 200,000 electrical car in Europe

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Renault has topped the 200,000 mark for gross sales of electrical autos in Europe, which means virtually one electrical car in each three bought is a Renault. On the similar time, it has crossed a symbolic milestone in France with 100,000 autos registered.

Renault continues to guide the European electrical car marketplace for the fourth consecutive yr since launching it’s vary in 2011. Renault gross sales of electrical autos in Europe surged by 36%, accelerating strongly within the second half-year to + 62%. In France, Renault holds a 56.eight% share of the electrical car market, in each passenger automobiles and lightweight industrial autos.

The Renault Kangoo Z.E. compact van charging
The Renault Kangoo Z.E. compact van

Gilles Normand, Senior Vice President, Electrical Autos commented:

“At this time, we’re proud to say that over 200,000 prospects in Europe have chosen Renault to make electrical driving a part of their on a regular basis lives! And naturally that is only a step on a far longer journey.

Our clearly acknowledged goal for the previous ten years has been to make electrical mobility accessible to everyone. Groupe Renault’s ambition is for electrical autos to account for 10% of gross sales by 2022. To realize this, it would construct on the eight electrical autos that may make up the vary by this date,”

The vary has obtained steady upgrades with elevated vary, extra highly effective motors or sooner charging. It’s constructed round two best-sellers: the town automotive ZOE and the Kangoo Z.E. van. The Renault ZOE noticed 40,000 registrations final yr, of which 18,000 in France. Constructing on six years of market success, it continues to attraction to consumers with a horny design and an actual vary of upto 186 miles.

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The stylish Renault ZOE

In June 2018, the Renault group introduced plans to take a position over one billion euros in France, now a centre of excellence for electrical autos throughout the Alliance. By 2022, the Group plans to ZOE manufacturing capability and launch new ZOE at Flins, the one ZOE manufacturing web site on the earth.  Moreover they goal to triple electrical motor manufacturing capacities at their facility in Cleon and introduce a new-generation electrical motor from 2021.

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