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Renault’s mobility brand Mobilize presents an all-electric sedan for the individual transport of people in limousines and taxis. The Mobilize limousine will be offered in select international markets at flexible rates as a comprehensive mobility and service package for commercial and private transportation services.
The world premiere of the electric car will take place on September 8 at the IAA Mobility in Munich. Subsequently, a test fleet of 40 vehicles will enter service to prepare for the launch of the fleet at the end of 2022. The four-door fully electric sedan has been designed specifically for taxis, private rental vehicles and fleet use. . It will also only be available exclusively through a subscription service, which consists of “providing all-inclusive mobility solutions packages”.
In terms of technical specifications, the Mobilize Limo uses a liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 60 kWh offering 280 miles (awaiting WLTP certification. The electric sedan is also compatible with AC charging system types and Most common DCs. It can also be recharged from an ordinary power outlet. With fast charging, a range of 150 km can be recharged in 40 minutes. Power is fed to a high-performance 110 kW (150 hp) electric drive delivering 220 Nm of torque and a 0-100 km / h time of 9.6 seconds and a top speed set to 87 mph (140 km / h). Performance can be adjusted via the three driving modes “Eco “,” Normal “and” Sport “.
“The first Mobilize model, Limo, is the new brand’s response to the evolution of the VTC market. This offer, which combines a vehicle and flexible services, fully illustrates Mobilize’s ability to meet the changing needs of vehicle users, ”said Clotilde Delbos, CEO of Mobilize, adding:“ It also demonstrates unique know-how from Renault Groupe’s experience in mobility services and RCI Bank and Services’ strength in financing.
Mobilize Vehicle Director Gilles Normand added: “Limo’s electric motor is its number one asset. This makes it ideal for use in cities, where carpooling is very popular. Mobilize itself was introduced earlier this year, as Renault rolled out a new electric vehicle strategy.