Renault to Provide Electric Cars to State, La Poste, Figaro Says

Oct. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Renault SA won a bid to provide 15,600 electric cars to the French state and to the state-owned postal service, La Poste, Le Figaro reported, without saying where it got the information.

The contract includes Renault providing 10,000 vehicles to the French postal service, Le Figaro reported. Deliveries will start at the end of the year and will last until as late as 2015, the newspaper said.

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