Renault backs electric cars with free chargers Reuters

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PARIS, 12 (Reuters) — Automaker frustrated by the speed at which car chargers are being installed France, is to fund some of the infrastructure itself.

A century French tyremaker Michelin road signs to help motorists find their Renault and Japanese affiliate are preparing to hand out charging for installation in public spaces.

It is not our job to chargers, but somebody has to kickstart the Thierry Koskas, head of electric vehicle programme, Reuters. This cannot be a policy.

The allied carmakers, headed by chief executive Ghosn, will give close to 1,000 fast costing around 5,000 ($6,300) each, mostly in

The freebies will go to car parks, and other high-visibility public under private ownership.

major European countries, the delays are worst in Renault’s market — France has only 5 percent of a 50 million fund earmarked for public networks, the company recently

France is not really on track to the objectives, Renault product chief Philippe Klein So obviously it is up to us to stimulate the rollout.

major auto companies and Renault-Nissan has staked the most on cars, investing 4 billion in their development and production.

a vocal supporter of the technology and biggest shareholder with a 15 stake, aims to build charging spots by 2015. Yet of Europe’s 15,000 public are concentrated in Germany and the Netherlands, fewer than 2,000 in France.

Concerns are mounting over the readiness for the launch of flagship Zoe launch later this a key test of Ghosn’s belief electric car sales will steadily to claim 10 percent of the auto market by 2020.

Renault’s existing Fluence and battery cars, adapted conventional models with and company fleets in mind, the new is designed from scratch as an car and pitched squarely at individual

Initial uptake of electric has been slow, said Tim a London-based IHS Automotive analyst who their shaky debut reflects the limited choice

The relatively small numbers are but still not comfortable viewing for and Renault, Urquhart said. prices and low levels of infrastructure a big stumbling block.

Electric which carry a 5,000 subsidy, accounted for 0.24 of French registrations in the first Western Europe recorded deliveries last year, than 0.1 percent of the region’s market.

Nissan, 43.4 by Renault, has seen its battery-powered wilt after less a year of sales, with dropping sharply after advance orders from adopters.

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Renault-Nissan’s infrastructure push past efforts by Michelin and companies forced to venture their core competencies to demand for innovative products.

were always getting in the early 1900s because were not exactly accurate, Francois Roudier of France’s car industry association. So Michelin ran whole campaign for better signage and directions.

In 1910, the issued 30,000 road to local authorities. Earlier in decade, it introduced maps and that spawned the globally restaurant reviews and points of Michelin stars.

Now the automakers are to step in because the public is moving too slowly, Roudier As people begin to use the chargers provide, town halls come under pressure to buy and provide a proper network.

As part of its initiative, Renault has a deal with family-owned E. Leclerc to equip 500 of its French with chargers by 2015.

automakers, such as General PSA Peugeot Citroen and Toyota, are bullish about plug-in that combine a combustion with an electric powertrain and

They too stand to benefit a broader charging network.

21, a high-level group of European officials and industry executives, week called for action to the availability of public charging, far critical for battery cars for hybrids which can fill up at the when the battery runs

Most customers will at home or at work almost all the Koskas said. But they want the reassurance that are covered when they with that routine.

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