The Dacia Spring EV is presented in the car sharing version at the Renault EWays event.

Slimline batteries located beneath the floor of the vehicle ensure a low centre of gravity for a responsive and engaging driving experience, while the more powerful batteries enable a longer driving range and reduced charging times. Given the current let’s-all-switch-to-EVs trend, the French would be naive not to press in this direction, especially since long-time rival VW has done so with the well-rounded ID.3. Renault says that the vehicle is equipped with a 160 kW electric motor powered by a 60 kWh battery pack. Crossing beams of LEDs create a shimmering effect bringing sophistication, complementing the dynamic, flowing silhouette. The car will compete with the likes of Mahindra eKUV100, Maruti WagonR EV, new Citroen EV, Tata HBX EV in the domestic market. Developed with Nissan by a team of French and Japanese engineers, the platform has a smaller engine compartment - given that electric motors are smaller than ICEs, a stretched wheelbase (up to 2.77 meters or about nine feet) and wheels pushed right to the corners of the car, which will work two-fold: offer extra room inside and better road dynamics as well as “more aesthetic design,” says Renault. The electric car was revealed at Renault’s EWays event. Exterior

What’s more, the platform can underpin “low saloons and larger SUVs” so expect Renault to churn out a couple of those too in the future - they’d be foolish not to launch an all-electric SUV in a market where people are bending over backwards for this particular body style. The micro-crossover is expected to become the best selling Dacia in due course. The automaker also offers a Wallbox charger, which can charge the battery up to 100 per cent in 4 hours and 27 minutes. Width: 1,800mm

The optional DC fast charging cable will allow you to charge 80% of the battery in 50 minutes using a fast charging column. Renault also says the Dacia Spring will become available in the first half of 2021 as Europe’s most affordable EV. The Dacia Spring Electric small car will be launched in Europe through car sharing service first, and retail sales for private customers will begin later in 2021.

Transmission: 4x2 For example, a compact vehicle can be truly compact, while remaining highly efficient with increased driving range and improved energy efficiency. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The French automaker, like its partner Nissan, has been sitting on an early lead in the electrification of the European market for a while now. Renault is outlining its EV mobility plan with a sleek-looking concept called eVision which heralds the use of a new battery pack, “one of the thinnest on the market.”

The flexibility of the CMF-EV platform is further demonstrated by the ability to accommodate a second rear engine for more powerful four-wheel drive models. Inspired by the MORPHOZ concept, smooth, flush grilles are fitted on the lower part of the front end and on the sides of the vehicle, while side air scoops on the lower part of the front bumper create an air curtain and promote aerodynamic flow around the wheel arches. Its muscular and low stance makes it highly aerodynamic and is finished off with detailed design elements and large alloy wheels. The French group was expected to combine its CO2 result with Nissan and Mitsubishi, its two Japanese partners in Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, but according to the latest news, Renault has recently opened its EU CO2 emissions pool up to other manufacturers (applications will be accepted by November 18). The Dacia Spring EV is presented in the car sharing version at the Renault EWays event. Expect price to be in the Rs 8-10 lakh range. Height: 1,505mm An optimised water-cooling Energy Recovery System has been developed for the engine, battery and passenger compartment, capturing the heat of the engine and battery to heat the passenger compartment without using energy from the battery. The large 60kWh battery is equipped with DC charging (up to 130kW), delivering impressive range along with fast charging and ensuring drivers are able to cover long distances with quick top-ups available when required for added convenience. To illustrate how that translates in real-life conditions, Renault says the battery pack would allow for a London to Newcastle trip (286 miles or 460 kilometers) to be completed in the same amount of time as with an ICE car. The production version of the Mégane eVision is set to be introduced in the UK in 2022 and represents the reinvention of the compact hatchback – a sector the Mégane has been firmly placed in for 25 years. With an extended wheelbase, a shorter steering ratio and multi-arm rear axle, the steering and frame gain extra flexibility and onboard comfort is increased. It gets a 28.6 kWh battery, which is rated to offer 295 km of range as per WLTP driving cycle. It takes inspiration and details from the MORPHOZ concept car with sophisticated and aerodynamic features, combined with soft, flowing lines and precise details. Faux skid plates, low-mounted headlamps, high ground clearance gives the compact car a crossover appeal. This dynamic hatchback features one of the thinnest batteries on the market and a new ultra-compact powertrain providing a more spacious interior layout. That “unbeatable price” is expected to be around 10,000 €, which is the equivalent of less than $12,000 USD. Mechanically, it derives power from a 33 kW electric motor, which develops up to 125 Nm of peak torque. The new electric car would be the first built on the CMF-EV platform, or vehicle architecture, developed jointly by Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi. Even the Mégane script at the rear of the vehicle is unique. The Dacia Spring EV receives a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, 3.5-inch color MID, assisted and camera parking, power windows and remote lock. An advanced system for managing battery temperature has been developed for the CMF-EV platform. sedan sold in Korea and new Renault Master Z.E. This new platform was specifically designed by the Alliance and has been rigorously tested over three million kilometres in France and Japan. Today, the Mégane eVision represents Renault’s next steps in the future of electric mobility with the next generation of vehicles featuring cutting edge services and forming part of an ongoing plan to improve the electric ecosystem to benefit all in the move to electric vehicles. Its sophisticated features and lighting signature accentuate the modern look of the car, moving things in a new direction for electric vehicles in use, size and design, as well as energy efficiency.
© Copyright TopSpeed. With the thinnest battery on the market, a 4.21-metre compact body offering the roominess of a C-segment vehicle, The Mégane eVision is a masterpiece of packaging. Before entering the vehicle, the driver is greeted by a welcome sequence and lighting signature, while new light effects appear when approaching the vehicle, bringing the contours of the vehicle to life, while the door handles emerge from the body work automatically. The carmaker has positioned it as the most affordable electric car and expected new Spring EV to be the top-selling car in Dacia’s stable in the near future.
The electric hatchback features some cosmetic tweaks but is based on the DNA of original Renault … Renault says that the vehicle is equipped with a …

This is likely to expand further with the production version of the Mégane eVision, the first in a whole range of electric cars that will provide a wider choice of vehicles to suit different uses more than ever before. Groupe Renault is market leader for electric vehicles in Europe. Renault soon might significantly benefit from its high electric car sales (and most recently also plug-in hybrids), as the company will easily meet the requirement of average fleet emission in 2020 in the European Union (95g of CO2 / km). Weight: 1,650kg The eVision sports a crossover-y design and stretches to 4.21 meters (13.8 feet) in length, which makes is on an average 15 to 30 centimeters (5.9 to 11.8 inches) shorter than the average compact hatchback. It will go on sales in spring 2021 in Europe. Inside, it comes loaded with features like a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, 3.5-inch colour MID, assisted, camera parking, power windows, and remote lock. The 60kWh battery ensures long driving range, while its low, aerodynamic body significantly reduces consumption. Renault has revealed its most affordable EV in the European markets named as Dacia Spring EV. Wheelbase: 2,700mm Vision – a new generation of electric vehicles The Mégane eVision – and the production car it previews – is the first Renault vehicle to make use of the new CMF-EV (Common Module Family – Electric Vehicle) platform. The Mégane eVision combines emotional design with an innovative interior and highly technical powertrain, promising enhanced driving pleasure, comfort and interior space as the Mégane always has done. Length: 4,210mm Earlier this year, Renault unveiled the innovative Renault MORPHOZ concept – a versatile, modular and autonomous electric concept car – which demonstrated a vision of what this change could look like. Also under development is vehicle to grid (V2G) technology that allows a parked vehicle to transfer excess energy from its battery to the grid. What will happen with Nissan and Mitsubishi then? We took our 25-year best-seller and took it to the future. Luca De Meo, CEO, Groupe Renault, said: “Thanks to our brand-new Alliance platform CMF-EV, we broke the rules of size, use, design and energy efficiency to imagine the Mégane eVision show-car. The Renault Mégane eVision is an electric hatchback that will serve at the basis of a production EV to be launched next year. Renault held a virtual event today during which it unveiled a sleek new electric hatchback and an inexpensive new EV under the Dacia brand. To give it a crossover type look, the automaker has added bits like faux skid plates at the front and rear, blacked-out wheel arches and low-mounted headlamps.

And at the core of Using the Wallbox charger, the battery can be fully charged in 4 hours and 27 minutes. Back then, his father brought home a Trabant 601 Kombi and a few years later, a Wartburg 353. Wheels: 20 inches Groupe Renault is looking to the future of electric mobility with its inaugural eWays event, running from 15th to 27th October 2020. According to a report by the industry analyst Matthias Schmidt, Renault might forge some deal with one of its strategic partners - Daimler, as Mercedes-Benz struggles to meet the emission requirements. It is scheduled to hit the European shores by the end of next year.

As in the case of other manufacturers with a surplus of low- or zero-emission vehicle sales, Renault is now seeking a partner to combine its CO2 emissions pool - of course for some cash. The Dacia Spring will be … Right now, Renault has no plans to introduce Dacia Spring EV in the Indian market. The Mégane eVision takes the best parts of the CMF-EV platform and traditional Renault nameplate and sets it firmly in the future.

The CMF-EV platform accommodates a variety of vehicle bodies – from low saloons to larger SUVs – with different modular batteries can be fitted vertically and horizontally. It is also modular in length with a wheelbase up to 2.77m available, offering vast scope for vehicles with more powerful batteries and longer driving range. The future electric vehicles that will sit on this platform will benefit from innovations in energy management, interior space and the onboard experience. Renault Mégane eVision Copyright © 2017 Indian Auto.

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You can send tips on Twitter (DMs open) or via email: Mégane eVision in numbers: In addition to offering a wide range of highly reliable cars, the CMF-EV platform allows significant progress in the performance, range and comfort of future electric vehicles. This all combines to ensure the Megane eVision delivers the kind of performance and range expected of a much larger, more expensive electric car while retaining a highly practical yet compact exterior.