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by Rob
Tue Nov 09, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Renault keeps EV costs down with conventional lithium ion batteries
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Views: 4261

Renault keeps EV costs down with conventional lithium ion batteries

Renault will seek to keep electric car development and retail costs down by continuing to use lithium ion batteries, while other marques rush to develop more efficient solid-state technology. Renault Group CEO Luca de Meo told Autocar that "lithium ion batteries are here to stay. It’s not a dis...
by Rob
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Members Gallery
Topic: Renault 5 Concept Pictures from 2021 Munich Motor Show
Replies: 1
Views: 3200

Re: Renault 5 Concept Pictures from 2021 Munich Motor Show

A few more concept Renault 5 pictures.
by Rob
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Renault 5 Battery
Replies: 1
Views: 4315

Re: Renault 5 Battery

The batteries for the small car will be manufactured by Envision AESC in Douai, not far from the Renault plant. As the French company announced in their EV-strategy presentation at the end of June, the affordable battery cells for the cheaper cars will also rely on NMC chemistry. Rumours from Februa...
by Rob
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Main Renault 5 EV chat
Topic: Renault 5 EV design
Replies: 0
Views: 2481

Renault 5 EV design

The new Renault 5 will draw heavy inspiration from its ancestors, sharing the same boxy silhouette and square front end. However, the firm’s designers have modernised features such as the headlamps, the bootlid and the tail-lights. It’ll be a five-door electric supermini, with hidden door handles in...
by Rob
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:24 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Renault 5’s charging system
Replies: 0
Views: 2022

Renault 5’s charging system

Renaults 130kW rapid charge capability as found in the recently unveiled Megane E-Tech Electric may feature in the R5 EV, according to a source at Renault it will be the same or close to that. It will be optional for the DC high-power charging, but for R5 is Renault's vision to make electric mobilit...
by Rob
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: The Renault-Nissan Alliance CMF-BEV platform
Replies: 1
Views: 2080

Re: The Renault-Nissan Alliance CMF-BEV platform

Renault says that its new CMF-BEV platform for small cars will give the eventual R5 production model a range of up to 400km (249 miles). This range figure will be for the larger 52kWh battery pack, which will also likely come with a higher starting price. Le Borgne also confirmed that the entry-leve...
by Rob
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: The Renault-Nissan Alliance CMF-BEV platform
Replies: 1
Views: 2080

The Renault-Nissan Alliance CMF-BEV platform

The revived retro icon will enter production in 2024 as the first vehicle based on the Renault-Nissan Alliance’s new CMF-BEV platform, which has been specifically designed for smaller electric vehicles. B8DA9532-EA95-49A5-9DC3-2272D0AFF827.jpeg Renault says the new platform could be the key to unloc...
by Rob
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: Main Renault 5 EV chat
Topic: Renault 5 Price
Replies: 1
Views: 1935

Re: Renault 5 Price

Further information on the pricing has been released: Speaking to Auto Express at the Munich Motor Show, Renault’s executive vice president for engineering, Gilles Le Borgne, told us that “This will be a real affordable car. We need to be in the range between €20,000-€25,000 (around £17,200-£21,500)...
by Rob
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Members Gallery
Topic: Renault 5 Concept Pictures from 2021 Munich Motor Show
Replies: 1
Views: 3200

Renault 5 Concept Pictures from 2021 Munich Motor Show

Pictures of the Renault 5 EV from this year’s Munich Motor Show
by Rob
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: Members Gallery
Topic: Renault 5 Electric Pictures
Replies: 0
Views: 1728

Renault 5 Electric Pictures

Pictures of the new Renault 5 EV concept