PARIS – French auto makers expect a serious market to develop for electric vehicles that are smaller than automobiles but larger than motorized scooters. Production of Renault SA’s Twizy 2-seater is to begin alongside the Modus and Megane at the auto maker’s factory in Valladolid, Spain, in late 2011. The Twizy will be marketed in Europe’s urban areas and appear on French roads as a “heavy quadricycle,” a category that covers low-powered internal-combustion vehicles, as well. Now, PSA ...

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