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Renault Asks If Customers Want A Topless EV, Customers Respond “Oui”

May 30th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The European auto industry kind of really sucks right now, and EV sales are far below analyst expectations. Still, there is a lot of enthusiasm for EVs in Europe, and when Renault asked its Facebook fans if they’d like a cabriolet version of the Zoe Z.E. electric car, those potential customers responded with an overwhelming “Oui oui!”

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’s all about the price

Battery Swapping Lets Aussie EV Go 1,172 Miles In 24 Hours

August 20th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Researchers the world over are trying to come up with a solution to electric vehicle recharging woes. Even 240-volt chargers can take six hours or more to recharge the battery pack of many EVs, leading some companies to pursue alternative methods of recharging, like battery swapping...and battery swapping certainly has a lot to recommend it. A team of Holden engineers has set a new 24 hour distance record for electric vehicles, going an impressive 1,172 miles in 24 hours utilizing battery swapping technology.

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