The 50,000th Renault ZOE has rolled off the production line at its specialist plant at Flins, the only ZOE site for global distribution. Renault has found that 98% of customers are satisfied with their 100% electric-in-use vehicle.
Since 2013 Renault offers an all-electric vehicle range with Twizy, ZOE and Kangoo Z.E. Since then, the EV market has grown rapidly, expanding by 48% worldwide in 2015. A total of 18,500 ZOE vehicles were sold last year for a market share of 20% in Europe and over 55% in France. In the UK, 4,058 ZOEs have been sold since launch, with sales up in 2015 by 102% compared to 2014.
Thanks to the continuing rollout of new infrastructure, more than 60,000 charge points are available to the public in Europe, nevertheless, in some point in Europe it is still a little bit complicated to charge the car, specially in home sockets, which are not specially prepared as it sometimes happens in the Southern Countries.