Electric cars

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Test driving an Autolib’ (in the snow)

I have never had the opportunity to try out Autolib’ on my recent trips to Paris, even though the service was launched over a year ago. On the day before the date that I had chosen to give the service a try, it snowed and snowed in the French capital.

Renault ZOE: no standard domestic charging cable provided!

Has Renault lost the plot? Its much-awaited electric car, the ZOE, will not be sold with a domestic recharge cable. Not even as an option!

Paris Fire Brigade offered a Renault Twizy

The Paris Fire Brigade received a prototype of a Twizy from Renault on Wednesday, October 24th.

Alpine with an electric motor: «Anything is possible»

Renault announced the relaunch of its Alpine brand, in partnership with Caterham. An electric motor version may be in the works even though nothing has been officially announced.

Renault Twizy: a best-seller in Germany

Renault Twizy is the best-selling electric car in Germany this year, with 1976 units purchased between January and August.

France electric vehicle sales: September 2012

After a record month in August, September shows fewer registrations of private electric vehicles. PSA continues to lead the field…

ChargeMap news: Ireland charging points and Android-beta

ChargeMap has been working on two developments over the past month, and has launched both initiatives recently.

The Alsace Region is launching its Electric Vehicle Club

The Electric Vehicle Club Alsace, which is funded by the Alsace Region, will be inaugurated during a special evening at the Maison de la Region on the 22nd of October, 2012.

Arnaud Montebourg arrives at the Council of Ministers in the new Renault ZOE

In a symbolic gesture, Arnaud Montebourg, the Minister of Industrial Renewal, arrived at the Council of Ministers in the newly launched Renault ZOE this morning.

France electric vehicle sales: end July 2012

Citroën’s fantastic promotion, news of which we quickly shared with our french blog readers, helped to increase sales volumes of electric vehicles in July and to relaunch the overall EV market.