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Renault's cheap electric car goes to China first. Image by Renault.

Renault's cheap electric car goes to China first
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What's this then?

This is the K-ZE, just unveiled at the Paris Motor Show, and it's Renault's take on an affordable electric car. It'll be built in China (as part of a tie-up with Dongfeng Motors), and will go on sale there next year, before eventually coming to Europe and the UK as well.

It's been designed to be simple and cheap, but that does mean it will be restricted on range. Renault is talking about a 155-mile one-charge range right now, but that's based on the old NEDC testing system. It's likely to be much less than that under the new WLTP test, and probably lower again in real-world conditions.

"Groupe Renault was a pioneer and is the European leader in electric vehicles. We are introducing Renault K-ZE, an affordable, urban, SUV-inspired electric model combining the best of Groupe Renault: our leadership in EV, our expertise in affordable vehicles and in forging strong partnerships", said Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of Groupe Renault.



Neil Briscoe - 1 Oct 2018


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