The small SUV was launched in European in October of 2012 after the world premiere in Geneva that same year. The name Mokka is inspired by the coffee drink mix of the same name. The characteristics of the car are supposed to stimulate the driver just like the beverage does. In North America and China the car is sold under the name Buick Encore. Mokka is placed just after the Antara in the Opel range of models.
The Renault ZOE is a 100 % electric vehicle and is preceded by three studies. The first concept car was presented in 2005 with a combustion engine. The ZOE is powered by an electric engine which produces 65 kW of power and reaches a maximum speed of 135 km/h. The car has a range of 210 km. The battery can be recharged to 80 % capacity in only 30 minutes. The production model was first presented as a world première in Geneva in 2012.