Renault Zoe is a five-door supermini electric car to be manufactured by Renault. The Zoe is schedule for market launch in France by the third quarter of 2012. The Zoe has a 22 kWh lithium-ion battery pack that delivers a range of 210 km (130 mi) under the NEDC cycle. Renault had previously unveiled under the Zoe name a number of different concept cars. Initially in 2005 as the Zoe City Car and later as the Zoe Z.E. electric concept was shown in two different versions in 2009 and 2010 under the Renault Z.E. name. A production ready version of the Zoe was shown at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show with sales expected by Autumn 2012. The Renault Zoe City Car concept (or Z17) was shown at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show featuring 3 seats, the 3.45m long open top vehicle was proposed as an urban focussed car. This Zoe had no connection with the later electric Zoe concept to follow four years later.
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