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Renault expands car-sharing to Nice

By Dave Leggett | 20 December 2018

Renault says it is extending its car share service to Nice. From January 2019, via the Renault Mobility service, the latest generation Zoe will be available for rent by everyone, everywhere in the city.

Groupe Renault says it covers a vast range of shared and eco-responsible solutions. It relies on its range – the most comprehensive on the market - of 100% electric vehicles, as well as the know-how of subsidiaries such as RCI Bank and Services and Renault Mobility.

Renault says the forward-looking positioning enabled it to be the first to offer an alternative car-sharing solution in Paris, following the discontinuation of the Autolib' service. The Moov'in.Paris service is operated in collaboration with ADA with a fleet of 500 Renault Zoe and Renault Twizy vehicles . The service operates on the "free-floating" principle, allowing users to park their vehicles wherever they want in a defined geographical area.

In Nice, a new car-sharing label will take over for the Autobleue service, which comes to an end on 31 December 2018. Starting in January 2019, Groupe Renault will be the first recipient of this label. Users will benefit from access to a fleet of 57 latest generation Renault Zoe vehicles via the Renault Mobility app. More than 350 charging stations will be deployed by the city of Nice for this carsharing label.

Renault Mobility is a service through which individuals can rent a car via self-service 24/7, and businesses can share some of their fleet vehicles, in order to optimise their utilisation rate. The immediate availability of the vehicles and the choice of pickup location – from a dedicated vehicle lot, public parking lot or any other option - will offer customers great service flexibility. It has been used as the basis for IKEA's carsharing service since the spring of 2018 to allow customers to transport furniture purchased in-store to their homes.