Browsing the "twizy" Tag

Sebastian Vettel vs. Renault Electric Cars

June 8th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

It's a PR stunt, but it's a cool PR stunt, at least! Watch three-time Formula 1 world driver’s champion Sebastian Vettel take to the track in a number of plug-in Renault electric cars, including a fat-tired, F1-inspired RenaultSport Twizy racer!

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.

Need a Gas Guzzler? Get a Tiny EV!

August 7th, 2012 | by Jo Borrás

You hear it again and again whenever you hear someone try to justify the massive new gas-guzzler they've just parked in their driveway. "I'd love to get something more green, but I need a big car/truck/SUV for my kids/dogs/towing." Throw in a little petulant whine on the "need" and I'm sure it'll seem immediately familiar. Oh, if only one of those little plug-in electric cars - you know, the ones that have enough range and trunk space to be able to handle a huge majority of our driving needs - would come free with that big gas-guzzler!

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

IAA EV Rundown

September 12th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

The IAA 2011 is fast approaching – it starts Thursday, Sept. 15th in Frankfurt and will go on until the 25th. This year, electric cars get their own display – all of Hall 4. The usual suspects - Opel Ampera, Citroen C-ZERO, Renault Twizy, Peugeot iOn and the BMW prototype i3 and i8 – will all be there. Visitors can not only get information, but sign up to test drive a variety of electric cars.

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