Islington Council goes electric with the Renault Zoe

The 100 per cent electric Renault Zoe is helping Islington Council to continue its drive to both create a greener fleet and make its inner London borough a healthier and cleaner environment for over 206,000 residents.

South Lanarkshire Council goes electric with big Renault Zoe order

South Lanarkshire Council has taken delivery of 141 all-electric New Renault Zoes, the order being the biggest ever placed for Renault Z.E. electric vehicles in Scotland and reaffirming the Council’s commitment to implementing low-carbon travel across its operations.

Renault EV sales in Europe hit 300,000

Renault has sold more than 300,000 electric vehicles across Europe. The first Renault electric vehicle was launched in 2010, and there has been continuous sales growth year on year. Over 100,000 Zoe models have been sold in France alone. A strong first half of 2020 resulted in sales of the new Zoe increasing by almost 50 per cent compared with the same time period last year with 37,540.

EV subscription specialist Onto adds 1100 Zoes to fleet

Onto (formerly Evezy) is taking delivery of the first units of its 1,100 order of the all-electric new Zoes for its Electric Vehicle subscription (EV) service – the biggest ever single order of Renault Zoe in the UK. This takes the number of Renault Zoes on Onto’s fleet to nearly 1,300.

Renault adds Zoe van to electric commercial line-up

Renault PRO+ has revealed the newest addition to its growing LCV range – the new Zoe Van. Based on the Zoe passenger car, the latest addition to Renault’s expanding Z.E. PRO+ range offers more choice for commercial vehicle buyers looking to switch to an electric van. Renault says that with the same 245-mile WLTP range as the Zoe car, the new zero-emissions LCV delivers versatility and reassurance to commercial buyers keen to experience the benefits of running an electric commercial vehicle.

The latest issue of DieselCar & EcoCar magazine is on sale now

As the country slowly returns to a new kind of normality, the DieselCar and EcoCar team have been busy finalising this year’s Top 50, where we name the very best cars on sale today. In this year’s awards, we name 23 category winners alongside the countdown from 50 to number 1, and you’ll just have to pick up a copy to find out who the frontrunners are.

Renault offers switching incentives for plug-ins

Renault is offering new car buyers money off its range of electrified models, with up to £1,000 to switch to an all-electric new Zoe, or £500 towards the deposit on the Clio Hybrid and Captur Plug-in models. The latest deals are part of Renault’s Switch incentive and available in conjunction with existing offers available to new cash buyers as well as those purchasing via one of Renault’s attractive PCP and HP finance schemes.

Renault compensates for Plug-in Car Grant reduction until 31 March

Renault UK is enhancing the offers available on its new Zoe all-electric supermini until the end of March in order to smooth the transition to the new Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG) that was announced as part of yesterday’s Budget. Until 31 March 2020, Renault UK will offer customers placing new retail/fleet orders for a new Zoe an additional £500 to top-up the new Plug-in Car Grant amount of £3,000 back up to the previous £3,500.  This is in addition to the existing current retail incentive to switch of £1,000, meaning that a new Zoe will now start from £24,670 including PiCG and all retail discounts applied. 

Renault scraps battery lease for the new Zoe

Renault has announced class-leading predicted Residual Values (RVs) of up to 42 per cent, according to industry experts CAP. Calculated over three years and 30,000 miles, Renault says that this figure compares strongly with other new all-electric models in the market.