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Renault Reveals Better Place Electric Car

Fluence ZE has electronically limited top speed of 135 km/hr.

Published: 17-Apr-2010

Today, Renault revealed details and specifications of the electric-powered Renault Fluence ZE, which will make its world debut in Israel, and will be the car offered by Shai Agassi's electric car venture Better Place in the coming years.

Despite lines similar to those of the conventionally-powered Fluence sold in Israel, the new car has several important structural differences.

To carry the battery in the rear, it has been stretched to 4.75 meters in length, almost 13 centimeters longer than the ordinary Fluence. The rear part has been widened to an overall width of 1.81 meters to preserve balanced proportions.

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