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Renault 4EVER Trophy concept is a cute and capable electric off-roader

Back after a long hiatus, the Paris Motor Show is full of new and exciting EVs. Renault took the opportunity to debut a concept of its popular Renault 4. Called the 4EVER Trophy, it’s the company’s take on an electric trophy truck that also celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 4L Trophy humanitarian rally. Just […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/8/2022
Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance announces 2030 road map, will introduce 35 new EVs

The Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance has announced its strategy toward full electrification by 2030. It will focus on the mobility value chain by expanding its platform sharing, which will expand to 80 percent (from 60 percent) in 2026 throughout the 90 models across all brands. According to the alliance, this will allow each member to […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/31/2022
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance to announce 2030 EV Plan this week: Report

It appears the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance will further solidify its commitment to electrification this week. Two people in the know told Reuters that the three companies will jointly announce their plans to develop more battery-electric vehicles as more pressure comes from emerging competitors and to address the shift toward EVs. The alliance members are reportedly making […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/24/2022
Renault Mégane high-tech E-Tech Electric powers its way into Munich

There is a new Renault Mégane in town, and this time it’s all electric. These are exciting times for the quirky French automaker, because the Mégane has typically been one of the brand’s bestselling models. To replace that model with an electric-only version takes dynamisme as the Frenchies say. Renault’s new CMF-EV platform underpins the […]

by Bradley Brownell
9/6/2021
Renault’s Le Car, the Renault 5, is re-imagined as an EV as part of Renault’s shift to a clean energy brand

Renault recently unveiled its Renault 5 Prototype battery electric vehicle as part of Groupe Renault’s overall “Renaultution” strategy. While the cute little city car won’t make it Stateside, it does give us an idea of what to expect from the Alliance. The cute little Renault 5 is a rebirth for the brand, and interestingly the […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/14/2021
Alpine to go all-electric, announces collaboration with Lotus

Groupe Renault recently announced its intention to go all-in toward electrification and now we know plans for its Alpine division. That brand will be merged with two other entries, Renault Sports Cars, and Renault Sport Racing. All performance vehicle development and racing activity will now be housed under Alpine. As part of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/14/2021
Which budget-friendly European EVs go the distance on a single charge?

Our European friends have a ton — or tonne — more EVs to choose from. Thanks to a growing infrastructure and government incentives, there are EVs from all of the big players. Additionally, many of them are budget-minded cars and not just a straight premium offering. Maybe you’re shopping this fall for an EV in […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/27/2020
Alternating Currents: When electric and endurance meet

  Here we stand in the shadow of two legendary 24 hour racing events, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Nürburgring 24, both delayed from midsummer to early fall in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic. A longtime motorsport fanatic, I find myself sitting in the relative comfort of my living room […]

by Bradley Brownell
9/23/2020