Renault Zoe production tops 50,000

Renault says the 50,000th example of its Zoe electric car has rolled off the production line at its specialist plant at Flins. The milestone vehicle was sold to a French buyer from Saint Cloud, Paris.

Renault leads EV sales in Europe

Renault says it has claimed the top spot for electric vehicles (EVs) in Europe. Last year, sales of the company’s Z.E. range of electric cars rose 49 per cent to 23,086, representing a 23.6 per cent share of the European market for all-electric models.

Updates for Twizy and ZOE

Renault has updated the trim levels of two of its three electric vehicles on sale in the UK – the ZOE supermini and urban Twizy – to bring them into line with the company’s combustion-engined vehicles and create a more uniform grading structure across all the brand’s models.

Short and Tall

You might think that designing a new car is easy, but once you factor in the different shapes and sizes of the occupants, things get a whole lot more complicated. We test a wide range of different vehicles using a pair of models at the opposite end of the size spectrum. Sue Baker reports.

Renault Twizy leads New Forest green initiative

As part of the celebrations of English Tourism Week, VisitEngland Chief Executive, James Beresford, launched The New Forest’s newest ‘green’ initiative – the Twizy, at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu.