The All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical embodies the electrical revolution that Renault began a decade in the past. By democratizing the electrical expertise, New Mégane succeeds in making the electrical car inexpensive, with no compromise on effectivity and driving pleasure. What this car conveys is emotion, we’ve created it because the GTI of electrical automobiles. mentioned Luca de Meo, CEO of the Renault Group.
A brand new starting
Renault units a brand new starting with the strategic option to manufacture the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical in France, on the Douai manufacturing unit, positioned within the coronary heart of ElectriCity, Europe’s main EV hub. Renault ElectriCity will quickly be Europe’s largest and best centre for electrical car manufacturing. Situated within the north of France, it’s ideally positioned on the coronary heart of market demand.
MÉGANE, IT JUST MAKES SENSE
At Renault, Mégane is synonymous with the compact hatch, a mannequin that has been a part of the line-up for 26 years over 4 totally different generations. The All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical pays homage to that heritage, by its design and flexibility. It retains the genetic make-up and optimism that could be a hallmark of every new technology of Mégane making it an icon of its phase: pleasure to drive, consolation, peace of thoughts, inside house and boot quantity. This new technology sees new engaging options, such because the thrilling design, the unprecedented size-to-space ratio, and all the same old advantages of an electrical automotive.
With the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical, Renault reveals that it’s persevering with on with a long-standing historical past and constructing on earlier successes beneath the Mégane title. Although the title is now introduced into the trendy period and projected into the longer term. As a result of it simply is sensible to take action. And so, the title will stay on.
The brand new ‘sensual-tech’ language
Similar to the model, the Renault design is altering and turning into extra ‘tech’. Whereas protecting all of the sensual options which might be behind the automotive’s latest success, it additionally incorporates some extra technological components (rear micro-optical LED lights, OpenR display) in addition to others that draw closely on the world of high-tech and hi-fi design (vents grilles, laser engraving on decrease door safety grates decorations).
Report-breaking highly effective proportions
With the prolonged wheelbase (2.70 m for a complete size of 4.21 m) and diminished overhang supplied by the brand new CMF-EV modular platform, the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical shows unprecedented proportions which have given designers the chance to design a robust hatch with a mastered footprint. The battery is thinner than ever (solely 110 mm!) that means designers may refine the exterior proportions whereas additionally boosting the automotive’s inside roominess vs. footprint ratio and reducing the centre of gravity for a extra enjoyable and thrilling driving expertise.
Lastly, the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical combines a compact design with a contained top (1.50 m), and but the appreciable house inside remains to be clearly felt from exterior the car.
Aerodynamics and effectivity
Design components and particular options give a way of robustness : giant 20-inch wheels, protecting strips on the decrease aspect and wheel arches, excessive beltline. The dropping line of the roof, huge tracks, and flush door handles (as commonplace) really feel extra like a coupé. The contained top, the spaciousness, and boot quantity are paying homage to conventional hatchback fashions.
Enhancing the aerodynamic efficiency due to an environment friendly styling was a most important side of the design course of behind the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical. The contained top, the narrow-rimmed tyres, sculpted shoulders with air-vents on the entrance and a personality traces being a part of the bumper sides, all give a streamlined really feel to the car, but in addition assist enhance its total gasoline effectivity.
Eye-catching and stylish colors
The All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical shall be accessible in six elegant and crowd pleasing physique colors: Rafale Gray, Schist Gray, Midnight Blue, Flame Purple, Diamond Black, and Glacier White. For a extra private contact, it will possibly additionally are available in a two-tone end by having the roof, pillars, and – relying on the chosen trim – the aspect mirror guards in Schist Gray, Diamond Black, or Glacier White, enabling 30 attainable combos.
On the higher trim, different distinctive options embrace the Heat Titanium coloration featured on the bumpers entrance blade and on the rear in addition to the aspect air-vents. This offers the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical a robust sense of character and sportiness.
The car sits proudly atop its 20-inch wheels (18-inch for the entry-level mannequin) and comes with a alternative between two 20-inch rims and two 18-inch possibility. All rims function the brand new Renault brand within the centre.
Full-LED lighting in the back and front of the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical has been finely laser minimize to specific its modernity. The automotive incorporates a brand-new lighting signature with ‘electrifying’ patterns that cross over to the central brand for heightened pleasure. Within the entrance, day lamps seem to increase past the projectors and proceed their path as much as the aspect air vents on the protect. Within the rear, quite a few laser-cut micro-optic fibres laid in criss-crossing traces create an intriguing 3D-like shimmer impact: overlapping traces seem to vibrate as in the event that they had been alive. Along with the very elegant indicators, the brake lights are displayed in two clear traces, very like a ‘pause’ signal.
Projectors are made utilizing six reflective panels and are adaptive so it’s now not crucial to modify between excessive and low-beam – it’s all computerized. The beam of sunshine is far wider on city roads to see extra of what’s occurring across the car and for much longer for the open street and on motorways with a view to see additional with out blinding automobiles in-front or coming in the wrong way. The lights additionally adapt to modifications in climate (rain, fog) by way of a change positioned on the dashboard and function fog lights. Dynamic indicator lights spherical out the total vary of ultra-modern and really trendy lighting options.
Automated door handles
Every model of The All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical incorporates flush door handles. When the driving force or entrance passenger approaches to open a door, or when the car is unlocked, the handles hidden within the physique are routinely and electronically pushed out. They pop again into place after two minutes of remaining stationary, when the automotive begins to maneuver ahead, or when the doorways are locked.
The ‘Welcome on board!’ sequence
The welcome sequence featured on the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical involves an finish when the driving force sits down within the driver’s seat. The OpenR display with dashboard shows and multimedia display activates displaying the emblem and model title. Ambient lighting illuminates the cockpit whereas the audio system play a brand-new Renault audio cue rounding out the welcome sequence.
OpenR, the most important display round
It’s the crowning jewel of the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical inside compartment, a chunk that embodies the total vary of on-board expertise constructed into Renault’s new technology of electrical automobiles. First seen on the TreZor (2016), SYMBIOZ (2017), and MORPHOZ (2019) idea automobiles, the brand-new OpenR single-screen combines – in an upside-down ‘L’ – the digital instrument panel and central console multimedia display. That is the primary time such expertise shall be commonplace difficulty for such automobiles and has been made attainable due to many lengthy years of labor from the Renault Design, Product and Engineering groups. It additionally homes the central air vents, in line with the flush end of the automotive’s inside.
The OpenR display is made utilizing strengthened glass for a extra sturdy end that’s pleasing to the touch and to take a look at. Display brightness and light-weight reflectiveness have each been optimised to make sure good visibility even in full daylight; enhanced by the anti-reflection coat. The normal dashboard solar guard has due to this fact been eliminated as now not crucial, saving house and making the ultimate look extra streamline and trendy.
The OpenR display has a show space like no different: 321 cm² for the 12.3-inch dashboard display (1920 x 720 pixels, panorama) and 453 cm² for the 12-inch multimedia display (1250 x 1562 pixels, portrait). The on-board digital interfacing due to this fact measures a complete of 774 cm², not like some other car within the class, extra according to the a lot bigger top-end sedans! The entry stage mannequin incorporates a 9-inch multimedia display (1250 x 834 pixels, panorama).
The OpenR display incorporates state-of-the-art expertise for a clean and immersive expertise. Particularly the latest-generation Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with a number of show capabilities, superior connectivity with USB-C ports, and important expertise for on-board security and ADAS (e.g., 3D Round View Monitor). As for on-board software program, the brand new OpenR Hyperlink system with Google built-in, for an intuitive and optimized linked expertise.
The OpenR Hyperlink system is powered by Android Automotive OS which relies on Android OS, the identical working system used to run greater than 75% of smartphones world wide*. Developed by Google, the software program is open supply, scalable, and all the time updated.
Easy and intuitive, OpenR Hyperlink integrates all of the capabilities that may be present in a smartphone or pill, making the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical an intuitive expertise as it’s totally built-in into the digital ecosystem of its person. It will also be used like a pill, with both a single finger (brief faucet, lengthy faucet, scroll), a number of fingers (pinch, zoom, and so on.), or by utilizing the voice recognition software program. It receives and shows notifications and means that you can simply navigate between its totally different areas (Dwelling/Navigation, Music, Telephone, Functions, Automobile) all due to the menu bar on the high of the display.
Lastly, similar to when utilizing a smartphone or pill, OpenR Hyperlink updates routinely, by way of FOTA (Firmware Over-The-Air) expertise
The identical premium sound high quality for everybody on board
Along with the 2 Arkamys sound methods that come as commonplace on the entry- and mid-level trims, the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical incorporates a brand-new Harman Kardon top-of-the-line sound system on the premium trim (optionally available further on mid-level).
The design behind this newest system was a central half the work that went into the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical as a result of the aim was to present all occupant the identical, distinctive musical expertise. With a complete energy of 410 W, it has at least 9 audio channels: two tweeters on the perimeters of the dashboard, two woofers within the entrance door pannels, two tweeters and two woofers within the rear door pannels, and a subwoofer positioned within the boot.
The preliminary impact upon climbing aboard is placing: what an area! Inside dimensions on the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical are much like these of the interior combustion powered Mégane (size and distance between passengers) if not greater (21cm of rear-passenger knee-room). Above all, the CMF-EV platform serves to boost the automotive’s total spaciousness and practicality: prolonged wheelbase, smaller engine compartment incorporating air-conditioning elements, pared again dashboard, and so forth. Thus, passengers can take pleasure in further roominess within the heart console and beneath the dashboard space. Furthermore, inside house and luxury have been elevated due to the absence of a drive-shaft tunnel (flat flooring), gear stick and management panel often built-in on the centre console.
Recycled and homely supplies
Inspiration from the world of residence furnishings may be very current contained in the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical with varied uncommon or recycled supplies giving the inside a welcoming and really homely really feel. The designers sought to transcend extra conventional supplies equivalent to plastic, and the extra traditional colors like black.
Therefore, the dashboard on entry mid-range variations has been topped with a textile end, whereas the premium trim comes with natural leather-based. The higher contour of the dashboard and higher strip of the internal door panels function Alcantara upholstery for mid-range automobiles and an ornamental ‘Nuo’ wooden end on the premium trim. Nuo is an revolutionary new materials product of actual wooden. Skinny lime timber veneer is bonded to a cotton textile backing utilizing an environmentally pleasant adhesive then lasered. Will probably be used on a manufacturing mannequin for the primary time. Paired with TEP for the higher dashboard, Heat Titanium stitching all through the passenger cockpit, and real leather-based seats (see under), it helps give the premium trim on the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical really feel refined and stylish.
Each trim incorporates a ornamental strip that stretch throughout the sprint and into the door panels making a better sense of visible width. It displays the lights and in addition incorporates a strip of lights on the higher trim (an optionally available further for mid-range trims).
Upholstery on the primary trim stage is made fully out of 100% recycled supplies. The mid-level trim with mixed TEP/material upholstery can be 100% recycled. Lastly, the entrance and rear backrests and seat panels on the premium trim are fully leather-based. They arrive in two color schemes: titanium black with ornamental gimp in Heat Titanium or mild sandy gray with a moka gimp. Throughout all trim packages, storage compartments within the door panels are lined with carpet for added visible consolation and sound proofing.
LIVING LIGHTS, bringing the inside lighting scheme to life
The temper lighting on the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical is full LED and primarily based on the human physique’s pure 24-hour circadian cycles to optimise the well-being of these on-board. Lighting contained in the cockpit is achieved by way of mild strips alongside the dashboard, door panels, and smartphone dock, it differs between day and evening, and modifications colors each half-hour.
The distinctive lighting expertise has been named LIVING LIGHTS as a result of as the colors slowly transition and the naturally dynamic results comply with the automated change of color, it offers off the impression that the lights have come alive. By day, cool lights improve the inside design and provides the cockpit a high-tech really feel. By evening, the charming hotter tones place the driving force and passengers alike in a chilled aura of heat that give the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical an entire new persona.
After all, the lighting temper may be simply modified and altered by way of the MULTI-SENSE setting interface, which is now simply accessible by way of the button positioned on the steering wheel. Particularly, the brightness and color may be modified to swimsuit everybody’s temper and most popular fashion. Through the OpenR display, a guide toggle can be utilized to scroll between 48 totally different colors for the door panels and instrument panel lights. Colors additionally change in response to the chosen drive mode.
Optimised steering and agility
In designing the CMF-EV platform, specific consideration was paid to making sure that automobiles constructed across the platform may mix the pull of an electrical motor and a vigorous chassis with out impacting on consolation. Model new energy steering has been added so the steering ratio is now solely 12(lowest market worth), for an agile and direct suggestions. The mixed impact of those options is that the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical has a clear and quick response to actions utilized to the steering column, making manoeuvring a breeze.
Along with these options, there may be additionally the Parallel Hyperlink multi-arm coupling on the rear axle. Along with the brand new steering column, it ensures stable traction for a safer drive, whereas nonetheless guaranteeing one of the best in precision steering.
Lastly, the thinner battery (110 mm) signifies that the centre of gravity is decrease (-90mm in comparison with the Mégane ICE) and the automotive is extra agile. Weight is evenly distributed due to the battery being housed beneath the entire flooring plate.
Patented sound cocoon
The revolutionary ‘Cocoon Impact Expertise’, developed and patented by Renault engineers, brings a stage of audio consolation whereas driving that’s unparalleled, even for a ‘naturally’ silent electrical automotive. A layer of sound-absorbing foam has been pressed in between the automotive’s flooring and throughout the entire battery. Enhancements are finest felt above 30km/h because it creates a kind of sound cocoon most frequently discovered on higher phase fashions so passengers can higher benefit from the silence, their music, or conversational moments with different passengers even on motorways.
Furthermore, the ‘Cocoon Impact Expertise’ may be very light-weight; it weighs 3 kilos lower than common sound proofing. It’s enhanced by extra door lining, the kind of ‘privilege’ reserved for extra premium fashions.
Sensations made to order
New technology MULTI-SENSE settings, first seen on the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical, and the OpenR Hyperlink multimedia interface imply drivers can adapt the sensations of being on the street and within the automotive to their persona or temper. They are often accessed by way of the OpenR contact display, or a brand-new button positioned on the steering wheel.
The varied settings cowl gadgets equivalent to driving sensations (energy steering, engine calibration, accelerator responsiveness) and on-board temper (lighting moods, driver seat consolation, heating, instrument show visualisation and color). Three pre-programmed modes (Eco, Consolation, and Sport) mix one of the best of those settings with the goal of enhancing effectivity, adapting to a really frequent conditions procuring sturdy feelings. A fourth mode (My Sense) gives a good selection of settings on demand. The motive force can change between any of the modes at any time – even by voice command
New technology motor
The engine on the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical is model new. Developed inside the Alliance, it’s utilised by the assorted companions with little to no modifications. Made at two totally different websites: in Japan for Nissan; and within the Cléon manufacturing unit in France for Renault.
Identified extra particularly because the electrically excited synchronous motor (EESM), it has been constantly utilized by Renault Group and the Alliance for the previous ten years and can proceed to serve the model sooner or later. It boasts higher energy output in comparison with everlasting magnet motors and doesn’t require uncommon earth metals, thereby lowering the environmental influence and price of large-scale manufacturing.
Due to its optimised design, the engine is compact and solely weighs 145 kg (clutch included), that’s 10% lower than the engine at the moment used on ZOE, regardless of a marked improve in each energy and torque. Every All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical shall be fitted with considered one of following:
96 kW (130 hp) and 250 Nm
160 kW (218 hp) and 300 Nm
It gives all the thrill of driving an electrical automotive, specifically the moment acceleration, that’s as dynamic as it’s clean (no jolting). It takes the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical from 0 to 100 km/h in simply 7.4 seconds.
Regenerative braking on demand
Each time the automotive brakes, the battery recuperates a little bit of power, however for a really optimum strategy to power administration – irrespective of how the automotive is used – the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical has been geared up with an optimised regenerative braking system.
Energetic when the gear stick is within the D place, regenerative braking helps get better power because the automotive slows down (lifting the foot of the accelerator) to then flip it into electrical power that may then be saved. It helps enhance battery effectivity and vary whereas utilizing the brakes much less.
The All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical additional optimises regenerative braking by together with 4 interchangeable brake ranges that may be chosen by way of the tab switches positioned behind the steering wheel: Degree 0 (no regenerative braking) as much as Degree 3 (most regeneration and optimised engine braking for a completely intuitive metropolis driving).
Very similar to its new energy prepare, the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical additionally has a model new 395kg battery designed to suit completely on the CMF-EV platform. At 110mm (for 1 960mm size and 1 450mm width) – 40% smaller than the ZOE battery – it’s the thinnest available on the market. It contributes to decrease the full top of the car at 1,50m for higher aerodynamism and effectivity.
To be able to attain such a compact measurement, engineers needed to flip to a brand new chemical make-up for its batteries with the lithium-ion NMC (Nickel, Manganese, Cobalt) batteries by LG, which have extra nickel and fewer cobalt for better power density. Reaching 600 Wh/L, it’s 20% greater than the ZOE. Additionally they profit from a brand new liquid coolant system positioned within the battery’s decrease housing unit – a Renault first – that makes the battery extra compact and environment friendly due to the die forged aluminium tubes. Measuring solely 18mm excessive, it makes becoming the battery pack on the platform a lot simpler, leaving extra room for total design and house.
Finely balanced efficiency
The All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical comes with a alternative of two battery capacities:
40 kWh for a variety of 300 km (WLTP cycle)
60 kWh for a variety as much as 470 km (WLTP cycle, relying on every model)
The 40-kWh battery is product of 8 modules of 24 cells every, distributed over a single layer. The 60-kWh battery consists of 12 modules of 24 cells every, unfold over two layers. In each instances, the battery’s dimensions stay unchanged, together with the file top of 110 mm. They arrive with an 8-year assure. On this interval, they are going to be changed freed from cost in the event that they deteriorate to lower than 70% of their nominal capability.
The aim of the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical is to supply prospects balanced and optimized efficiency, at an inexpensive value. The totally different variations of the vary () cowl a lot of the prospects’ wants for every day use in addition to one-off journeys (weekend and vacation journeys).
With these applied sciences, a journey between Paris and Lyon, Paris and La Rochelle, Hanover and Copenhagen or Munich and Venice solely requires a single brief charging cease of 30 min, with an optimized consumption of solely 12,8 kWh/100 km (WLTP).
Along with the 2 totally different engine powers and batteries capacities supplied, the flexibility of the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical is additional enhanced by the a number of charging options, together with the 130kw one accessible on motorways to enrich the 22 kw which is extensively accessible on the town. All are optimized for optimum effectivity.
The All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical is appropriate with all AC charging infrastructure: from home socket (10A/2.3kW single-phase) to public charging stations (32A/22kW triple-phase) recoving on the latter as much as 160km inside an hour.
Relying on the model, it will also be appropriate with DC charging infrastruture as much as 130 kW (combo sockets CCS) charging infrastructures, equivalent to quick charging stations on motorways. With DC 130kW, the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical recovers as much as 300km WLTP in simply 30 min.
The 26 ADAS on the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical are divided into three classes: driving, parking, and security. They convey the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical to the highest of its class when it comes to driver consolation and security for passengers and different street customers.
Energetic Driver Help
The All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical sees Renault’s well-known Freeway and Visitors Jam Companion taken up a stage. Now a contextual ADAS, it will possibly monitor extra than simply what is occurring within the quick lanes and helps the driving force take care of any obstacles it could encounter. Classed as stage 2 car autonomy, it’s now referred to as the Energetic Driver Help.
Energetic Driver Help combines contextual adaptive cruise management with “Cease & Go” and Lane Protecting Help. Whereas adaptive cruise management stays a lot the identical, by default it’s set to Auto mode, to routinely adapt to the pace detected by the digicam and navigation system. Energetic Driver Help makes use of additionally geolocation information and particular maps that embrace generally encountered options on inter-urban roads equivalent to roundabouts, pace restrict modifications, sharp turns. Along with such occasions being displayed on the instrument panel, the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical can routinely gradual when nearing a roundabout after which speed up again as much as the utmost pace as soon as having left the roundabout. The car additionally routinely adapts to present pace limits, for instance when a change in laws forces limits to go from 130 km/h to 110 km/h.
As for the Lane Protecting Help, it will possibly now perform correctly with out one of many markings on the aspect of the street (e.g., on paved nation roads).
When the Energetic Driver Help has been activated and the automotive involves a halt in visitors, the automotive will take off once more by itself over an extended time frame of about 30 seconds (versus 3 seconds beforehand). Any longer and the driving force must act (e.g., press down on the accelerator) to ensure that the automotive to start out up once more.
Energetic Driver Help is a part of Renault’s ‘Security Coach’ package deal, which brings collectively all of the options that guarantee better security for these utilizing Renault automobiles.
Avoiding collisions and driving off the street
As a means of lowering the chance of a collision, the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical has been geared up with three well-known ADAS: Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Blind Sport Warning (BSW), and the Lane Protecting Help (LKA). The latter is much more superior than ever with its newest iteration: Emergency Lane Protecting Help (ELKA).
It combines information from the entrance digicam and aspect radar to routinely recentre the car within the lane when about to cross a line, it detects a attainable collision from the entrance, the aspect, or when the car is about to drive off the street.
The Emergency Lane Protecting Help operates between 65 km/h and 160 km/h (most attainable pace of the car) when crossing a line and there’s a danger of a aspect collision or when about to drive off the street, and between 65 km/h and 110 km/h when there’s a danger of a front-on collision.
Defending others on the street
The All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical will function two brand-new ADAS to the Renault vary which might be particularly aimed toward defending others on the street, particularly cyclists and pedestrians.
Rear Automated Emergency Braking (Rear AEB) is, because the title suggests, is the a part of computerized emergency braking that prompts when the driving force is reversing. If the rear ultrasonic sensors detect a possible impediment (pedestrian, bike owner, pole), the system offers the driving force a visible and audible preliminary warning. If the driving force doesn’t react, the system routinely applies the brakes for two-seconds in an emergency to keep away from the collision. The system is energetic when reversing between 3 km/h and 10 km/h.
Occupant Secure Exit (OSE) warns an occupant as they open the automotive door to get out of an on-coming car, bike, or bike owner, with a view to keep away from hitting or being hit. A visible and audible warning system that additionally helps keep away from dooring accidents that usually have an effect on cyclists within the metropolis.
Merely parking and manoeuvring
In relation to parking, two new ADAS place the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical on the high of its class.
The Round View Monitor 3D is a system that makes use of 4 cameras to show a 3D mannequin of the car and visualize its shut environment in 360 °. The motive force can then view the outside by turning across the car by way of the contact display with a panoramic view of the entrance and rear of the car with a view to assist him to confidently park the automotive.
The Full Auto Park function is an enchancment on the Straightforward Park Help semi-automatic parking system. This time, the system is almost fully autonomous as the driving force is now not required to even change gears between drive and reverse, or to make use of the accelerator or the brakes throughout an assisted manoeuvre. The motive force function is restricted to monitoring the surroundings and to press down on the accelerator to point to the system to both proceed or cease the manoeuvre.
Lastly, there may be better consolation and peace of thoughts due to the Good Rear View Mirror. The system runs on a digicam positioned on the high of the rear window and shows a real-time view of the street behind on the car’s inside rear-view mirror, giving a wholly unobstructed view, along with that seen within the wing-mirrors.
Security with out slicing corners
The aluminium pipes on the liquid cooling system additionally assist make the battery safer due to their significantly stronger structural integrity. The battery is made extra sturdy by the cross bars and crash-boxes that merge seamlessly with the CMF-EV platform.
As a part of an effort to supply uncompromising security, the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical additionally consists of the Fireman Entry innovation that was born of an extended standing partnership – greater than 10 years – between Renault Group and French firefighters. It includes including a particular entry for rescue groups to utilise when attempting to rapidly douse a battery fireplace on an electrical car, that means they’ll quench the flames in simply 5 minutes versus 1-3 hours it used to take. Along with this innovation, a change positioned beneath the rear bench will allow the rescue groups to disconnect the battery from the excessive voltage circuit of the car.
A QR code can be affixed to the windscreen of the All-new Mégane E-TECH Electrical. It’s meant for rescue groups who, by scanning it when responding to an accident, can in a short time recognise that it’s an electrical car. It additionally offers them entry to the automotive’s structural info (e.g., the placement of the battery and airbags, locations for fast and risk-free slicing), which in flip means they’ll save as much as 15 on the time it takes to extract a attainable crash sufferer!
Fireman Entry and the QR code are a part of Renault’s ‘Security Coach’ measures that guarantee optimum security for these utilizing Renault automobiles. Extra typically, guaranteeing the security of consumers on the roads in addition to staff within the office is likely one of the three main pillars (together with the ecological transition and inclusion) of Renault Group’s Company, Social and Environmental Duty (CSR) coverage being applied as a part of the Renaulution technique.