Tesla, NIO and Renault: electrifying leads to Inexperienced NCAP ranking


At this time, Inexperienced NCAP publishes the outcomes of three very aggressive electrical autos; the Tesla Mannequin 3, the new-to-market NIO eT7 and the Renault Megane E-Tech 100% electrical

At this time, Inexperienced NCAP publishes the outcomes of three very aggressive electrical autos; the Tesla Model 3, the new-to-market NIO eT7 and the Renault Megane E-Tech 100% electric.  All autos acquired a formidable 5 stars beneath the Inexperienced NCAP sustainable ranking scheme, attaining practically most scores because of the excessive power effectivity of their electrical powertrains, far exceeding the scores of standard vehicles.  The outcomes additionally show that producers’ funding into electrical autos can create a alternative for shoppers that considers each the surroundings and power effectivity, however on the similar time delivers the enjoyment, consolation, and energy essential to swimsuit right now’s journeys.

The Tesla Mannequin 3, with a battery capability of 60 kWh, single motor, rear wheel drive and an influence of 208 kW has a large and sporty attraction. It’s the smallest car of the Tesla vary and the model’s first mannequin to be examined by Inexperienced NCAP. The automobile achieved excessive power effectivity, not solely within the Chilly and Heat WLTC+ laboratory assessments, but in addition within the difficult Freeway Take a look at with a really spectacular results of 21.1 kWh/100 km. The Tesla’s small frontal space and aerodynamic form work to the car’s benefit, though within the WLTC+ take a look at cycle at a winterly -7°C due to the excessive calls for of cabin heating, consolation and battery safety administration, consumption will increase by 72% and driving vary is lowered considerably. Regardless of this and the automobile’s comparatively excessive mass, its end result proves that it has been designed with particular consideration made to effectivity and driving vary.

Inexperienced NCAP rewards Tesla’s spectacular efficiency with a Weighted Total Index of 9.8 out of 10 and a well-deserved 5 Inexperienced stars

NIO is a relative newcomer to the European market however already makes a powerful assertion with its totally outfitted eT7, doubtlessly focusing on Tesla lovers. The automobile comes with two motors and all-wheel drive, a formidable energy output of 480 kW and an enormous 100 kWh battery. However this all provides weight, and the NIO suggestions the scales at 2.4 tons. Within the laboratory WLTC+ take a look at, the eT7 precisely matched its declared vary of 580 km. Once more, regardless of its excessive mass the eT7 demonstrates excessive total effectivity. Beneath chilly winter circumstances (WLTC+ take a look at at -7°C), identical to the Tesla, the consumption is elevated by 72% and this leads to an anticipated driving vary of about 340 km.

Regardless of its excessive mass, the NIO eT7 is spectacular and confidently receives a Weighted Total Index of 9.6 out of 10 and a well-deserved 5 Inexperienced stars

NIO eT7 - Green NCAP Results November 2022 - 5 stars

Inexperienced NCAP examined the Renault Megane E-Tech EV60 with a battery capability of 60 kWh, single motor, and entrance wheel drive. With an influence of 160 kW and a spacious inside it’s positive to have broad attraction, significantly with its low power consumption figures. The values in the usual Chilly and Heat WLTC+ assessments are spectacular, however, as with the NIO eT7, they rise notably within the Freeway Take a look at with its dynamic excessive energy demand phases. The outcomes of the carried out brief city journey are noteworthy as this Megane used simply 11.8 kWh/100 km. Within the -7°C laboratory take a look at, the car’s consumption elevated by 78% in comparison with the usual take a look at and with 30 kWh/100 km finds itself between the measured values of the opposite two examined vehicles.

Renault Megane E-Tech - Green NCAP Results November 2022 - 5 stars

The Renault Megane E-Tech totally demonstrates, like Tesla’s Mannequin 3 and NIO’s eT7, wonderful efficiency and collects 9.6 out of 10 factors within the Weighted Total Index and a well-deserved 5 Inexperienced stars

All three of those autos obtain Inexperienced NCAP’s prime marks because of the absence of polluting exhaust fuel emissions and their outstanding power effectivity scores, in addition to the comparatively low greenhouse fuel emissions of European electrical energy manufacturing.

‘This newest spherical of Inexperienced NCAP testing clearly proves that electrical autos are a wonderful shopper alternative within the quest for guaranteeing a cleaner and extra sustainable surroundings. They rating far increased than these with standard powertrains. Nevertheless, affordability continues to be a problem. We name on producers to additional enhance the effectivity of cabin heating in winter circumstances, as that is proven to have a big affect on driving vary. The effectivity of the on-board charger constitutes a hidden value for shoppers and right here the business additionally must try for increased numbers’

says Dr. Michiel van Ratingen, Secretary Normal of Euro NCAP and Inexperienced NCAP.

SOURCE: Green NCAP


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