28 May '13, 11am

Better charge on: Renault strikes new partnership - (blog)

Better charge on: Renault strikes new partnership Things may have hit a dead end with Better Place, but that's not about to put Renault off its stride in its bid for electric car dominance. As one partner bites the dust (see story ), Renault has already found new love with Bouygues- a French media and construction conglomerate-which now plans to ensure that its new buildings are electric car-ready. Charging at home and work Working on several projects with Renault, the firm's construction arm has been assessing the use of old electric car batteries to improve the energy efficiency of buildings and been exploring the optimisation of recharging systems for EVs in car parks. According to the Wall Street Journal , the company has also been installing dozens of charging points at its HQ in Paris to ensure employees' car batteries can be recharged. Just in time, as Bouygues beco...

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