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Why Renault has not joined Ford, Jaguar, Volvo in all-electric pledges

Ford of Europe, Volvo, Jaguar and Bentley are among the automakers who have publicly committed to zero-emissions lineups, but Renault CEO Luca de Meo says he sees no need to do that yet, because regulations will effectively require such a move in the next decade anyway.

Renault Group’s announced model plans include more than 10 full-electric vehicles out of 24 new models by 2025. For the Renault brand, 50 percent of launches by that year will be full electric. 

De Meo’s Renaulution strategy does not formally go beyond 2025, with the most important task to return the group to profitability

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I Had No Idea The Renault Fuego Was The Car With This Huge Automotive First

Illustration for article titled I Had No Idea The Renault Fuego Was The Car With This Huge Automotive First

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Earlier today, I wrote about a fictional ’80s-era EV on a television show and how it had a remote locking system that featured, comically, a telescoping antenna. Because our commenters are composed of the world’s most elite group of painful car geeks, I was soon informed that even in our boring old reality, there were remote key fobs in the early 1980s, and they required no ridiculous antennae. And the first car to feature such an innovation was one I’d not expected, and this realization affected me so much that I’m writing about it right now.

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