Browsing the "Renault Twizy" Tag

Video: Tiny Twizy EV Beats Renault’s Best

May 20th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The best-selling electric car in all of Europe isn’t a Nissan, or a Ford, or even a Volkswagen. Nope, it is the Renault Twizy, an EV-lite, if you will, that has proven popular with urbanites across the world despite its low speed and horsepower. So the French figured hey, why not give it a Formula 1 hybrid drivetrain and race it against our top-of-the-line sports car, and see who wins


Renault Twizy EV Inspired By Formula 1 Debuts

April 25th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

What do electric cars and Formula 1 racing have in common? Not much, unless you are talking about the ridiculous Renault Twizy F1 Concept, a collaboration between RenaultSports’s production car and Formula 1 teams. This concept uses Formula 1 technology in a road-going package that could hint at future production vehicles


Toyota i-Road Concept A Low-Cost Answer For EVs

February 4th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

On paper, electric cars sound like a great solution to humanity’s mobility woes. But their high cost means that most people these days just can’t afford to own an EV. Toyota’s solution is a new concept called the i-Road, which promises to offer emissions free, low-cost transportation for up to two people.


Tel Aviv To Test Electric Car Sharing System

December 27th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

If there is any country sensitive to dependence on unfriendly oil-producing nations, it is Israel. For the Jewish nation, alternatives to oil are vital to its long-term survival hopes. So there is a lot of buzz around the incorporation of a car sharing system in Tel Aviv that could see car companies like Renault pitching a vision of an oil-free Israel.


Europe’s Best-Selling EV Is Barely A Car At All; Bow Down To The Renault Twizy

November 16th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

With major automakers struggling to find a way to market and sell electric vehicles to the masses, just about every idea is being tested. Yet success seems to be coming from an unlikely source. Europe’s best-selling electric vehicle isn’t the Nissan Leaf, the Opel Ampera, or any other EV we’ve heard so much about. Instead, it is the Renault Twizy, more quad than car, and the key to its success isn’t style or range...it’s all about the price


Video: Renault Twizy EV On “Will It Drift?”

June 25th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Rear-wheel drive is an important feature for me, as it is the basis for such fun automotive past times as drag racing and drifting. This next video, from UK car magazine Autocar, ask if the Renault Twizy, with its 17 horsepower electric motors, will drift


Green News Roundup: Friday, October 7th, 2011

October 7th, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

TGIF, am I right? It has been another long week, but thankfully the weekend is here in full force. So let’s take a brief look at some of yesterday’s news highlights, including the world’s longest solar bridge, the Renault Twizy gets priced, and one website asks if high speed rail can be saved


Green News Roundup: Tuesday, September 20th

September 20th, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

Happy Tuesday! There’s lots of great, green things going on today in the world of green transportation, and here is your daily run down of yesterday’s news. In today’s rundown, the Leaf enters the cross-country Cannonball Run, the Fisker Surf concept on the road, and the Renault Twizy redefines transportation



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