As mentioned by the president of the Renault group Jean-Dominique Senard on RTL antennas a week ago, the flagship tricolor does indeed provide medical personnel with a fleet of 1,300 vehicles, including 300 electric ZOEs. A way to contribute to the collective effort in a context of global health crisis.
As the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) progresses day by day around the world, and especially in France according to the latest figures communicated by the government, certain national flagships play the card of solidarity: like Renault , which has decided to provide medical personnel with a fleet of 1,300 vehicles, including 300 electric ZOEs.
Renault ZOE: nine hospitals concerned
" The ZITY free-floating electric car-sharing service presented last February, adapts to offer up to 300 Renault ZOEs via Hoptisoins, the online services platform set up by the AP-HP, to facilitate daily life healthcare professionals mobilized in the fight against Covid-19 ", Indicates the tricolor brand in an official press release.
This free offer is therefore reserved for the staff of nine hospitals in the Paris region:
- Avicenne Hospital in Bobigny
- Beaujon Hospital in Clichy
- Bicêtre Hospital in Kremlin Bicêtre
- Bichat-Claude Bernard Hospital in Paris
- Cochin Hospital in Paris
- Georges-Pompidou European Hospital in Paris
- Lariboisière Hospital in Paris
- Saint-Louis Hospital in Paris
- Pitié-Salpêtrière University Hospital – in Paris
The document states that " each beneficiary of the service will be assigned a vehicle personally », While the first model has already been placed near hospitals, since Monday, March 30 in the evening. " The vehicles will be recharged and cleaned by the ZITY teams during the caregivers' work periods and in the greatest respect of the sanitary procedures in force. ", Specifies the group.
Also note that ten ZOEs will be deployed for the logistics service of the AP-HP, on the Pitié-Salpêtrière site, in order to ensure the supply of hospitals with essential materials. The 1,000 other Renault cars mentioned in the press release will be used to ensure the mobility of nursing staff " in the event that their personal vehicle is unavailable, for example due to maintenance or a breakdown "
Available from 150 Renault dealers, the vehicles will be thoroughly cleaned using " a virucidal product and a disposable cloth " " Protective covers are installed on the seat, the steering wheel and the gear lever. The keys are disinfected and given to the customer in a sealed envelope Reassures the company. For any request, a form available on this link has been published by Renault.
Source: press release