30 Jun '12, 5am

Renault goes from green cars to green gardens: French carmaker Renault has certainly made an impact on the green...

Renault goes from green cars to green gardens: French carmaker Renault has certainly made an impact on the green...

French carmaker Renault has certainly made an impact on the green car world with electric vehicles such as the Renault Twizy (pictured) and Renault Kangoo Van ZE – but now it’s ready to take its green fingers into the garden. That’s because the automaker will have its own eco-friendly garden at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, which kicks off on July 3. Renault’s garden is said to be inspired by its range of electric vehicles – something that Andy Heiron, head of electric vehicles at Renault UK, was keen to emphasise. “As keen gardeners will appreciate, you reap what you sow, so it is important we find new ways to look after our future,” he said. “Renault understands that vehicles now need to emit less, make less noise and use energy more efficiently – that’s why we created our 100% electric Z.E. range. “The development of electric vehicles is now a necessity. The...

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