Renault has plans to become an all-electric vehicle manufacturer in Europe by 2030. The policy also applies to all manufacturers under the Renault group such as Alpine and Dacia.
“Renault will be 100 percent electric by 2030 in Europe,” said CEO Luca de Meo. In June 2021, Renault targeted 90 percent pure electric cars by 2030. But the target was revised to 100 percent all-electric by 2030.
However, Renault made an exception for Dacia, which can still sell cars with internal combustion engines after 2030, if there are still problems with charging infrastructure and high electricity prices. This target is still limited to the European market, Renault did not provide details about other markets outside Europe.
Renault will rely on factories in Douai, Maubeuge and Ruitz for the production of their electric vehicles, including the Megane E-TECH Electric and Renault 5 Electric production will take place in Douai.
In the summer Renault said there would be ten new electric vehicle models by 2030, seven of them under the Renault brand, three under the Alpine brand. Dacia so far only has Spring as an electric car portfolio.
The decision to fully sell electric vehicles by 2030, Renault is following in the footsteps of other brands. Ford had previously announced the switch to all-electric vehicles in Europe for 2030. Opel in the Stellantis group will only sell electric cars in early 2028. DS will already be an e-brand by 2026, Alfa Romeo in 2027 and Peugeot in 2030.
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