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april 21, 2017 - Renault

Renault delivers 10 Twizy to America’s Cup challenger Groupama Team France

  • 10 #renault #twizy will be supplied to Groupama Team France.
  • The French Team has set base in #bermuda for the final stage of its preparation to the 35th America’s Cup starting on May 26th.
  • Renault #twizy is the best­selling all­electric vehicle in the Latin American region, with includes #bermuda.

Hamilton, #bermuda, April 20, 2017 – Today, #renault hands over the key of 10 #twizy to Groupama Team France

competing for the 35th America’s Cup. This #event marks the launch of #renault #twizy, leader of electric vehicles in Latin America, in #bermuda. The first ten #twizy delivered to Groupama Team France will be used by the Team to commute from their apartment to the America’s Cup venue.

World leader in zero emission vehicles and a global reference in sustainable mobility, the Renault­Nissan Alliance has sold over 430,000 electric vehicles worldwide, with 100,000 units sold by the #renault brand alone. #renault is the #ev market leader in Latin America, with the largest range of zero emission cars available to customers. More than 500 units have already been sold since 2012 and #renault #twizy tops the ranking as the region’s best­selling #ev. Renault’s #ev model range also includes the ZOE compact hatchback – which tops #ev sales in Europe – and the Kangoo Z.E. light commercial vehicle, which is also the top­selling model in its segment.

“Renault is proud to introduce this all­electric vehicle during the America’s Cup,” said Olivier Murguet, America Region Chairman. “Like the world’s finest sail boats that are competing in the America’s Cup, #renault #twizy is part of the zero emission* mobility.”

“It is easy and fun to drive, in addition to being very safe, completely silent and with any emission during road use. Its large windows provide an incredible view of Bermuda’s stunning landscapes. In a few words, the car is in perfect harmony with Bermuda’s amazing sights,” said Juan Duque Restrepo, Importing Countries Director for #renault Americas Region.

Louis Viat, logistics Groupama Team France: “Renault #twizy represents the best alternative to public bus or self­ service scooterwhen looking for autonomous, safe and efficient transportation on our Bermudian commute. We are very proud to be the 1st users on the island and to promote the positive impact of electrical car to preserve the beauty of #bermuda.”