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Kangoo Rapid E-TECH 100% Electric -Copyright Renault

Kangoo Rapid E-TECH with a larger battery from 2022

Renault is launching an important technical update with the Kangoo Rapid E-TECH 100% Electric in spring 2022. The new edition is equipped with a larger 45 kWh lithium-ion battery and a 90 kW electric motor. A more efficient charging connection has been redesigned, the battery of the Kangoo Rapid E-TECH 100% can now also be charged with direct current of up to 75 kW. The production site is still the French site in Maubeuge.

Electric Renault Hippie Van celebrates its premiere - Copyright Renault

Electric Renault Hippie Van celebrates its premiere

Renault is putting a moving hotel on wheels for glamping fans. An electric camping van study is celebrating its premiere at the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon and comes up with a number of highlights. This includes, for example, an exclusive equipment up to the delivery drone, which is supposed to deliver online orders directly to the roof of the camper.

Renault Zoe Intense 2021

Renault Zoe Intens 2021 in winter test

Renault offers in the current Zoe from the basic equipment the B-mode as an additional selectable driving mode. In addition to the conventional D-mode, drivers can also switch to the B-mode while driving. The driver accelerates, brakes and stops almost entirely with the accelerator pedal. Even on downhill gradients, the vehicle can be decelerated by releasing the accelerator pedal without using the brake pedal.

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Renault switches to ECO mode

Renault is also feeling the demands for emission-free mobility in the future. In response, the brand is revealing its plans for the next few years as part of its “Renaulution” strategy. According to the company, an important pillar will be the introduction of seven all-electric models by 2025. We take a look at the new start or - as Renault calls it - the “new wave”.

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Renault Twingo Electric - Equipment and Prices

The Renault Twingo Electric was previously only available as a special Vibes model. Now Renault has announced the prices and trim levels. As with the Zoe, the equipment variants can be ordered in the three stages Life, Zen and Intens as well as the special Vibes model. The new price list now also provides information on all equipment options.

Nissan Leaf and Renault Zoe test

Nissan Leaf and Renault Zoe with a large battery pack in the test

Two classics on the European market for e-cars have once again been heavily revised for the current model year. On the one hand, there is the Renault Zoe ZE 135 in the small car segment, which this year will compete with the revised e-Up and the Opel Corsa-e. On the other hand, the Nissan Leaf e + is the direct competitor to the new VW ID.3 in the compact car class.

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