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Eco-driving

Eco-driving encompasses the full range of best practices targeted at reducing the energy consumption of a vehicle, whether it be electric, combustion-powered or hybrid. It includes, for example, driving smoothly and reducing your average speed. When it comes to electric, it tasks drivers with anticipating slowdowns to promote “freewheel” coasting using the car’s inertia, and then recharging its battery through regenerative braking. Mastering eco-driving means driving smarter to go further.

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Range

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Range

The range of an electric car
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Technology

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Technology

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Technology

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Technology

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Technology

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Technology

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Connectivity

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Connectivity

The keys to planning a journey by electric car
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02.25.2021 - 5 min

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Technology

Understanding the power output of an electric motor

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Technology

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Markets

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Markets

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Range

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Range

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Charging

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Charging

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03.27.2020 - 5 min

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Day to day

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Day to day

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Consumption

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Consumption

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Range

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Range

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Range

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Range

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Driving

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Driving

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Driving

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Driving

Eco-driving: good habits for longer range
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Driving

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Driving

New ZOE maximizes the pleasures of driving 100% electric
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Expert view

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Expert view

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Driving

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Driving

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Technology

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Technology

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Lifestyle

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Lifestyle

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Range

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Range

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Charging

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Charging

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Consumption

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Consumption

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Technology

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Technology

Energy recovery, a key component of eco-driving
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Lifestyle

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Lifestyle

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