Renault's EZ-Ultimo is a luxury self-driving vehicle that follows the company's EZ-Go, a robotaxi, and the EZ-Pro, a "last mile" delivery vehicle. All three concepts are based on the same front-wheel-drive electric platform and have Level 4 autonomous capabilities.
The EZ-Ultimo, a luxury self-driving vehicle, joins the EZ-GO, a robotaxi, and the EZ-PRO, a "last mile" delivery vehicle, in a trio of concepts that explore Renault's future autonomous, electric and shared transportation goals.
Renault's EZ-Ultimo is meant to be offered as an on-demand service for private trips and premium ride-hailing offerings by travel companies and resorts, or for special occasions -- Renault suggests a marriage proposal or a reservation at a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors announced a technology partnership that will make its vehicles among the first to use Google's Android operating system in its dashboards to control navigation, infotainment and apps directly installed in vehicles.
Two of the auto industry's most prominent global leaders — General Motors CEO Mary Barra and Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault and chairman of Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors — will be keynote speakers at the Automotive News World Congress in January.
Renault-Nissan has picked former Daimler executive Kal Mos to lead the alliance's connected car activities. Mos succeeds Ogi Redzic, a former Nokia executive who was head of connected vehicles and mobility services at alliance since 2016.