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Friday, October 28, 2011

Renault wins an order for 15,600 electric vehicles

AFP - Renault won Friday most of the mega-French control of electric vehicles, with 15,600 trucks, far ahead of PSA Peugeot Citro├źn as part of the purchase made by the State, private companies and local authorities. The diamond brand will deliver 15,637 Kangoo ZE over a period of four years, while PSA was awarded a second batch of 3,074 copies for its small car Peugeot Ion, according to a joint statement from the Ministries of Ecology, Economy and Finance and Industry. This announcement is timely for Renault, which has relied heavily on the electric Kangoo ZE whose first arrived that day in the concessions.

The bulk order launched in 2009 provided for a third batch of four to five urban places, which has not yet been assigned. It "helped to organize and unite the needs of public enterprises, 18 enterprises of different status (ADP, Air France, Areva, Bouygues, EDF, ERDF, Eiffage, France Telecom Orange, GDF Suez, Suez Environment, GRT Gaz , GrDF, RATP, SAUR, SNCF, SPIE, Vinci and Veolia), local and state, "said the ministries in their statement. The French government shows its commitment to its automotive industry one of the pioneer vehicles' carbon-free ".