PARIS – Details of Renault SA’s technical decisions for its upcoming electric cars were presented to shareholders at their recent annual meeting in the form of an electrified Kangoo BeBop Z.E., a near-production prototype. The Kangoo BeBop Z.E. has a range of 62 miles (100 km) with its current-generation lithium-ion batteries, but when the production version arrives in 2011 the goal is 100 miles (160 km). The battery pack contains 15 kWh of energy, in 48 modules of four cells each. The ...

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