There seems to be an obsession with manufacturers to shout about their green credentials, with electric cars generally being designed with unusual shapes and containing countless flashing dashboard additions to admonish you for pressing the throttle too hard. Not at Renault however, where the Fluence ZE is completely… normal.

Britain’s first low-carbon motor festival, EcoVelocity, proved a success for manufacturers with sales emerging as a direct result of the motor show held in the shadow of Battersea power station.