Published on December 10th, 2020 | by Subhash Nair0
Renault Leads EV Sales In Europe
Renault may be more well known locally as pioneers of the car subscription model, but in Europe, they’re now the kings of electric vehicle sales. It’s not even the end of 2020 and they’ve registered over 95,000 EV sales in the continent, a substantial 80% increase year-on-year.
The all new Zoe the biggest driver of these sales, building on the same success and popularity enjoyed by its predecessor. Other European-optimised models like the Twizy and Kangoo ZE also were key to Renault’s success with electric vehicles.
It’s no wonder Renault will be leading the charge in the continent on behalf of the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance.
Here’s the press release with more information.
Pioneer in electric mobility, Renault is leading the European EV market sales with 95,985 units sold year-to-date to end November 2020. Compared to last year, this figure represents an 80% increase in registrations. It demonstrates the relevance of Renault’s EV range towards a large variety of customer needs.
The third generation ZOE (launched in 2019), with its new design and features, clearly sets the benchmark in terms of range, versatility & efficiency in its category. ZOE remains the number 1 most sold electric passenger car in Europe. More than 84,000 Zoe have been sold since January 2020, almost the double compared to 2019 (YTD January to end November). ZOE is thus the leading electric car in major countries like France, Germany, Italy, Spain or Portugal. More than 268,000 ZOE have been sold in Europe since its launch.
Kangoo Z.E. remains the most sold electric LCV since 2010. 8,498 Kangoo Z.E. were registered year-to-date to end November 2020 representing, almost one LCV EV sold in three. 57,595 Kangoo Z.E. have been sold in Europe since 2010.
Freshly launched, the new Twingo Electric sets a new reference for A-segment electric vehicles with 1,760 registrations in Europe. Thanks to its agility, modularity and 190km WLTP range (up to 270 km WLTP City range), Twingo Electric is the best companion for the daily commute.
The full electric range of Renault also includes Twizy with more than 31,000 units sold and the Master Z.E. a van offering up to 3.5 Tons payload. Thanks to its EV expertise, Renault recently showed the next chapter of its electric range: Megane eVision. Based on the Alliance CMF-EV platform, the production car arising from Megane eVision will be Renault’s answer for an electric C-segment car. Along with its fully electric range, Renault offers a complementary offer of hybrid & plug-in hybrid versions on its bestsellers (Clio, Captur & Megane) and on new coming vehicles with Arkana.