Sep 15, 2022

On September 14, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Morocco, announced that the Renault Group plant in Tangier celebrated its 10th anniversary.
Renault also announced that the Tangier plant will host the production of Mobilize DUO. The introduction of DUO at the Tangier plant will be supported by the investment in a new assembly line with a capacity expandable to 17,000 vehicles per year, which will integrate the process specific to the specificity of an electric vehicle.
Mobilize DUO is a shared mobility solution designed to meet the needs of cities and car-sharing operators. A vehicle for two people, 100% electric, compact, and connected, Mobilize DUO aims to integrate 50% recycled materials in its manufacture and to be recyclable, at the end of its life, at 95%.
This new project reinforces the group's confidence in the Moroccan industrial platform and kicks off the introduction of Moroccan manufacturing electrification technologies announced in June 2021 during the renewal of agreements aimed at consolidating the Renault ecosystem.

Based on the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Morocco press release

Sep 13, 2022

On September 13, Honda Motor announced its plans to pursue Carbon Neutrality for its Motorcycles products globally. In addition to Brazil where Honda motorcycles compatible with flex-fuel (gasoline-ethanol blend fuels) are already available, starting in 2023, The company announced that it will also introduce flex-fuel models in India, which is one of its major motorcycle markets.
Further, it also announced that In India, Honda is planning to begin its battery-sharing service for electric tricycle taxis (so-called “rickshaws”) by the end of this year, while also working with a local partner company toward the standardization of swappable batteries. Honda is also planning on similar initiatives throughout Asia. The company is anticipating market expansion in India and will introduce electric motorcycles that accommodate a wide range of customer needs.

Based on Honda press release

Sep 09, 2022

On September 9, Renault Group announced that Renault, Dacia, Alpine and Mobilize brands will attend the upcoming Paris Motor Show, which will take place from October 17 to 23, 2022. The motor show will present at least one exclusive World Premiere, as well as their latest innovations, their partnerships, and several iconic vehicles from their range.
Renault will unveil the world premiere of a reinterpretation of one of its iconic models, Renault 4, as well as its first Kangoo E-Tech electric. To conclude the year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Renault 5, it will present a sporty and offbeat show car. Renault will be exhibiting its new Megane E-Tech electric and new Austral E-Tech hybrid, presented to the public for the first time.
Dacia will present its new identity across its entire range in Paris. Alpine will present the world premiere of a brand-new concept car, embodying the future of its product and sports strategy - a new stage in the brand's transformation.
Mobilize will present its vision of mobility in cities through its future vehicles and concepts, in particular, Mobilize Duo, designed for car-sharing but also available to all on a subscription basis.
HYVIA, the Renault Group and Plug Power joint venture will also exhibit its hydrogen vehicles (Van, City Bus, Chassis Cab) and illustrations of its unique H2 ecosystem. After its prototype version, the Master Van H2-TECH will be exhibited for the first time in its production version, going on the road.

Renault Group press release