EV batteries

One-two success for the Renault ZOE in the 2016 e-Rallye Monte-Carlo’s electric vehicle classification
Following back-to-back victories on the Rallye Monte-Carlo ZENN (Zero Emissions, No Noise) organised by the ACM (Automobile Club de Monaco) in 2014 and 2015, Renault decided to defend its record on this unique event this time around.  For 2016, the competition was renamed the e-Rallye Monte-Carlo and featured classes for all types of energy (all-electric, hybrid, fuel cell, etc.), with the exception of 100-percent fossil fuels. 
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Why is improving the charging network important to boost electric vehicles' sales?
Renault and Nisan are constantly striving to improve their products and develop new technologies to enhance their electric vehicles offering.
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02
AUG
2016
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Electric vehicles: more than one million owners can't be wrong…

Electric vehicles: more than one million owners can't be wrong…
A significant milestone in the electric vehicle story was reached in 2015: more than 1 million electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids could be found on the world’s roads. 
 
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Labour of love: Nissan employees build 48 kWh LEAF prototype in their spare time
In a demonstration of their passion for innovation, Nissan engineers have created a prototype Nissan LEAF with a 48 kWh battery – in their spare time.
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Nissan Motor and Nissan Arc develop new analysis method to boost lithium-ion battery capacity
Nissan announced today joint development of an atomic analysis methodology that will aid in boosting the performance of lithium-ion batteries, and ultimately extend the driving range of zero-emission electric vehicles.
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Connected Energy and Renault to collaborate on energy storage and EV charging technology
  • Renault will provide used EV batteries to Connected Energy Ltd for second-life application in its E-STOR product 
  • E-STOR is a revolutionary energy storage system that can reduce costs and enable more flexible and efficient use of energy – including high capacity fast charging 
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14
SEP
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

A revolution in EV driving: 2016 LEAF 30 kWh delivers 250 km range

A revolution in EV driving: 2016 LEAF 30 kWh delivers 250 km range

• 26% increase in LEAF driving range - up to 250 km* on a single charge
• Another first as Nissan introduces 30kWh battery technology to the sector
• Significant battery updates improve performance
• Longer range headlines 2016MY update that further extends Nissan's lead over rivals
• New NissanConnect EV infotainment system with greater functionality; off-board telematics for remote operations
• Exterior design update with revised details and new colour option

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25
APR
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Harvesting a solar farm

Harvesting a solar farm

The manmade Japanese island of Yumeshima is now home to the world’s first large-scale energy storage system, a project that also highlights the potential to reuse electric vehicle batteries. 

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