Monday, June 21, 2010
Renault Producing Electric Cars
Renault's alliance with Nissan in France, did not want to be left to quickly mass-produce electric cars. Unmitigated, the pride of the French car company, according to French newspaper, La Tribune yesterday, Renault will produce 200,000 units of electric cars per year in 2010.
Also be explained, sources of information were obtained from Renault plans of people in that company. Informed, of the four electric car that Renault already disclosed to the public, that is Zoe, fluence, Kangoo Twizy damn, it seems that Zoe will take precedence. Zoe is a small four-passenger car. Car-like crossover, the planned total production reached 150,000 units per year. The rest, 50 000 units divided for another model, fluence, Kangoo and Twizy. Renault plans related to this, also there are critics. Not only against the Renault Nissan are also partners. Because, both companies make targets that are too high. Namum other party to defend because of Renault and Nissan want to first make electric cars and other brands will follow.
Previously, Renault has issued a statement, will become the first manufacturer to produce electric cars in full scale in 2011. For this, the Renault-Nissan would use electric motors that can generate power 50 kW (70 PS) to 100 kW (140 PS) and 100 percent rely on electric energy as a source of propulsion.