Renault Group Co2 emissions lowest in Europe for 2013

Renault Group reports significant co2 emission reduction from 125.5g/kg in 2012 to 114.7g/kg in 2013, nearly 11g. Renault’s already low emitting cars have returned even stronger numbers, thereby making it the lowest co2 emitting car manufacturer in Europe. Electric cars and energy range of engines’ contribution has been noteworthy.

The achievement of going under 115g CO2//km has been derived from passenger car sales in 2013. New Clio Energy dCi 90 eco² co2 emissions are lowest at 83g/km, reduced by 18.5g/km from its predecessor.

Renault-ClioThis improvement further strengthens the fact that Renault group has focused their attention to the Clio range and made it a eco friendly vehicle. Other low emission cars that returned less than 100g of CO2/km are Twingo, Captur, Mégane and Dacia Sandero.

Jean-Philippe HERMINE, Director, Renault Group, Environmental Plan said, “This position of market leader is proof that the combination of our powertrain strategy – with our range of Energy engines – and our electric vehicle strategy is bearing fruit. Thanks to these innovations, Renault Group is achieving tangible results and maintaining its objective to significantly reduce the long-term environmental footprint of its activities. At the same time, these improvements are beneficial for both the planet and our customers.”