Renault celebrates the Scenic E-Tech Electric world premiere
At IAA MOBILITY 2023, French automaker Renault will present the Scenic E-Tech Electric to the world, for the first time. It joins the company's electric portfolio, which already includes the Megane E-Tech Electric, Twingo E-Tech Electric and ZOE E-Tech Electric.
According to the manufacturer, the vehicle is the brand's first production model to embody the “Renaulution” strategy for sustainability, unveiled by Renault in January 2021. With a comprehensive model offensive, focused on electric mobility, Renault had announced the greenest powertrain mix of any manufacturer in Europe at the time and unveiled a first vehicle in 2022 at the ChangeNOW Summit in Paris with the Scenic Vision concept car. The Scenic Vision featured a hybrid powertrain with a fuel cell, a battery and a hydrogen tank.
The new Renault Scenic E-Tech Electric is the first production vehicle to incorporate the new sustainable development strategy, including environmental, safety and social aspects. The first pre-production models will be tested on the road starting this summer.
Innovation also in circular economy and software technologies
Renault is also working on future visions of urban mobility. For instance, Renault's "Software Republic" brings together more than 2,000 engineers from five industry-leading companies in the fields of cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, computing, software and microelectronics. Renault’s goal is to develop mobility solutions for cities and communities.
Renault also recently reopened the Re-Factory, Europe's first circular economy center. Hirt's goal is to recycle and remanufacture annually up to 120,000 vehicles, including electric vehicles. About 80 percent of the recycled materials will be reused to manufacture new batteries.
Renault aims to be Europe's greenest brand by 2030
By 2030, Renault aims to be the greenest brand in Europe. Nine out of ten cars sold will be electrified. Renault also aims to have the highest percentage of recycled materials in new vehicles by 2030.