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Renault launches its Master E-Tech electric van

Renault has introduced the Master E-Tech electric van, which is scheduled to be available in Europe in spring of this year.  The vehicle is offered with a choice of two motor/battery pack combinations. One variant sports a 96 kW motor, a 40 kWh battery pack and a WLTP range of approximately 180 km. The other… Read more »

Renault and Valeo develop new electric motor for EVs 

Carmaker Renault and equipment manufacturer Valeo in France are collaborating to create a new electric motor generation. E7A, the third generation of this motor, is in the prototype stage and will debut in 2027. Renault is contributing the rotor and Valeo the stator, and both companies are providing technology development and production expertise. Renault plans… Read more »

SERMA signs new testing partnership with Renault for EV development

French electronics company SERMA has signed a new partnership with the French carmaker Renault for EV development in France. SERMA has opened a 3,500-square-meter testing center inside Renault’s Lardy Technical Centre as part of a seven-year cooperation. This infrastructure will support Renault’s electrification efforts by providing sufficient capacity for electrical and abuse testing across its… Read more »

Renault to introduce bidirectional-capable EV, charger and V2G platform

The Ford F-150 Lightning’s bidirectional charging feature is proving to be a surprise hit with buyers, and Hyundai/Kia has added bidirectional capability to its new models. The latest automaker to go bi is Renault, which has announced that the upcoming R5 will be its first car to come with a bidirectional on-board charger. Mobilize, the… Read more »

Renault 5 EV test mules undergo endurance testing and fine-tuning

Renault is testing the first nine prototypes of the new Renault 5 EV, which it will release in 2024.  Alternating between static and dynamic fine-tuning and endurance testing, the mules are being put through their paces in low-grip ice and snow conditions in Arvidsjaur (Swedish Lapland) as well as average-to-high grip conditions at the Renault… Read more »

Airbus and Renault team up to advance research on electrification

Airbus and Renault Group have signed an R&D agreement under which their engineering teams will join forces to improve energy storage-related technologies. More specifically, the cooperation agreement will focus on technologies related to energy management optimization and battery weight improvement, including solid-state battery designs, which some say could double the energy density of batteries in… Read more »

Coca-Cola deploys 30 Renault electric delivery trucks in Belgium

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) will use 30 Renault electric trucks to make last-mile deliveries to supermarkets and businesses in Belgium. The routes served average 150 km (93 miles) per day. The beverage manufacturer is electrifying one fifth of its truck fleet, which it says will reduce its CO2 emissions by 75% compared to existing diesel… Read more »

Qualcomm and Renault to co-develop architecture for software-defined EVs

Renault and Qualcomm Technologies plan to collaborate on plans for a centralized computer architecture for Renault’s next generation of software-defined vehicles (SDVs), based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Digital Chassis. The architecture will support digital cockpit, connectivity and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Qualcomm will also invest in Ampere, Renault’s dedicated electric and software company. Starting in… Read more »

Renault and Managem Group partner on cobalt sulfate supply

Renault and Moroccan mining company Managem Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the sustainable supply of battery materials. According to Renault, “In 2019, the responsible production of cobalt by Managem Group was confirmed by certification according to the standards of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), as well as by evaluations by NQC… Read more »

Renault acquires 21% stake in electric motor company Whylot

Renault has acquired a 21% minority stake in electric motor company Whylot. Renault previously signed a partnership with Whylot to develop a large-scale axial-flow e-motor. This technology will be applied to electrified powertrains with the objective of reducing costs and emissions.  “We are delighted to take a further step in our relationship with Whylot, a… Read more »