Renault expectations for the Twingo ZE

Renault expectations for the Twingo ZE
New 2020 Renault Twingo ZE side-rear
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Last month Renault started delivering the Renault Twingo ZE in some European countries and over 755 units were already delivered, of which 678 units in France alone.

Renault expects that at least 30 % of Twingo total sales to be of the electric ZE version. Moreover, Renault expects that at least half of the Renault Twingo ZE sales to occur in its domestic market France.

 

Considering that in 2019 Renault managed to sell 87.383 units of the gas Twingo and 30 % of this is 26.215 units, we shouldn’t expect Renault to sell more than 30.000 units next year.

As for the more expensive and profitable ZOE, Renault is likely to surpass 80.000 units sold this year.

 

The reality is that the current Renault Twingo ZE is just a stopgap until the next generation arrives in 2022, probably improved with DC fast charging and double the range for the same list price.

 

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However, this doesn’t mean that the current generation of this small electric car isn’t worth it. I expect Renault to offer generous discounts next year, just before the new generation gets announced.

 

 

More info:

https://www.automobile-propre.com/renault-vise-30-des-ventes-de-twingo-en-electrique/

https://carsalesbase.com/europe-renault-twingo/

Pedro Lima

My interest in electric transportation is mostly political. Iā€™m tired of coups and wars for oil. My expectation is that the adoption of electric transportation will be a factor for peace and democracy all over the world.
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Ricardo
Ricardo
9 days ago

Title needs fixing. I’ve contacted Litocar to know pricing and offers on the Twingo. Let’s see if you’re right

Pedro Lima
Pedro Lima
9 days ago
Reply to  Ricardo

Thanks Ricardo šŸ™‚

nono538
nono538
8 days ago

The picture above is now quite outdated since new CEO De Meo arrival in 07/2020. Renault line-up is completely reshuffled currently

Rok
Rok
8 days ago
Reply to  nono538

True. Next year should see two SUV compact cars see its’ debue: one in spring (as stated on the list, Captur-like version of Zoe) and one in autumn (Megane Vision style car). Additionally, new Kangoo ZE should come with VP and VU versions. Probably there is also some development going on ZE versions of Kadjar and Talisman as well.

nono538
nono538
8 days ago
Reply to  Rok

Correct for the 1st vehicles line-up. For Kadjar, I am not aware of anything, only 48V and E-TECH (HEV and/or PHEV) variants from late 2022. Talisman EV was forecasted but cancelled…Renault D-segment is currently dying slowly

Rok
Rok
7 days ago
Reply to  nono538

These two vehicles are my pure speculation and nothing beyond “we will offer only those EVs that can be reasonably-priced” was announced until now from Renault. But considering new EV platform should lower price of cars made on it D segment is viable option to be the next one after C segment. Assuming current 712 battery prices falls further below 100ā‚¬/kWh, 90kWh pack from Ariya should not be more expensive than, say, 8000ā‚¬. With that in mind, Kadjar EV could be offered at prices currenlty TOP Zoe 52 is offered, whereas Talisman and Koleos would probably be around the range of Ariya or top trim version of Talisman (Initiale around 42K).

However, Zoe/Clio, Captur, Twingo and Kangoo should than be offered with LFP batteries to lower prices of those cars to more reasonable levels. That would put a final nail into ICE coffin.

Maybe wishful thinking but that kind of offer would be mindblowing and more revolutionary than ID.3 that is presented by mainstream media as breakground EV.