PARIS – Rear doors that open both backward and forward and seats that fold into a wavy floor appear to be typical concept car trickery in the Ellypse concept Renault SA prepared for the Paris auto show here, but both features announce genuine product development decisions. Ellypse showcases lightweight technology and diesel fuel efficiency Renault will continue to eschew sliding doors on minivans, and it someday will introduce thin-upholstery seating. The Megane-sized ...

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