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Renault future model plans - Part 2 of 2

24 January 2017

Alpine and Dacia were the first marques for a four-part series concerning Groupe Renault. Future model plans for RSM's Samsung brand made up the second feature and the third was a look at current and future Renault brand models in the A, B, C and D segments. The final instalment below is a focus on crossovers/SUVs, monospaces/MPVs, pick-ups and EVs.


Renault future model plans - part 1 of 2

20 January 2017

Alpine and Dacia were the first marques for a four-part series concerning Groupe Renault. Future model plans for RSM's Samsung brand made up the second feature, and now Renault's current and next generation passenger vehicles are examined. The number of models means this has been split into two parts. Below are A, B, C and D segment vehicles. The final instalment will be on crossovers/SUVs, monospaces/MPVs, pick-ups and EVs.


ANALYSIS - Alpine & Dacia future models [updated]

11 January 2017

Alpine and Dacia are the first marques for a new series concerning Groupe Renault. Future model plans for RSM's Samsung brand will make up the second feature, with a third and fourth concentrating on Renault passenger vehicles also to follow later in January.


Why RSM Samsung matters to Groupe Renault globally

11 January 2017

Alpine and Dacia were the first marques for a new series concerning Groupe Renault. Future model plans for RSM's Samsung brand make up this, the second feature, while a third and a fourth concentrating on Renault passenger vehicles will follow later in January.

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Ghosn raises Nissan Qashqai question-mark for UK

3 October 2016

The manufacturing location for the next generation Nissan Qashqai is an investment decision that will largely be determined by the shape of Brexit and the progress of UK-EU negotiations for the UK’s exit from the EU that will start in 2017. In Paris last week, we heard Renault-Nissan Alliance chief Carlos Ghosn set out his latest thoughts on Brexit and other issues.


Carlos Ghosn interview

5 May 2016

Along with Dacia in Romania, Avtovaz in Russia and Samsung in Korea, the Renault-Nissan Alliance is now one of the top four automobile manufacturers with global sales of 8.5m in 2015. Roger Stansfield recently caught up with CEO Carlos Ghosn.


How Renault partnered with València University Q&A

4 December 2015

As automakers search for novel ways to improve fuel efficiency, technology partnering with universities remain popular. Matthew Beecham spoke to Pascal Tribotté and Frederic Ravet from Renault in France and Francisco Payri and Ricardo Novella from CMT Motores Térmicos at the Universitat Politècnica de València in Spain to learn how industry-academia collaboration can deliver some powerful results.


INTERVIEW: Paul Williams, CEO, SsangYong UK

28 November 2014

The head of the UK distribution arm of SsangYong tells Dave Leggett that he expects the Korean brand to double its UK sales in 2015, boosted by the impact of the upcoming small SUV, Tivoli.

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AvtoVAZ 2016 net loss of RUB45bn but revenue up

13 February 2017

AvtoVAZ Group has posted a 2016 net loss of RUB44.8bn (US$772m), including impairment and restructuring costs, but the automaker increased revenue by 4.8% to RUB184.9bn.


Renault posts 2016 profit boost on record sales

10 February 2017

After a year of record sales, Renault has posted 2016 net income of EUR3,543m (+19.7%). A strong set of annual financial results came in spite of currency headwinds and a lower contribution to the bottom line from Nissan.


Ghosn rules out closer ties on French stake

10 February 2017

Renault and alliance partner Nissan could achieve closer links but only if France sells it stake, chief executive Carlos Ghosn was quoted as saying on Friday.


FCA now falls under French anti-fraud spotlight

9 February 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) has become the latest manufacturer to fall under the forensic spotlight of France's anti-fraud office (DGCCRF) concerning emissions testing, but strongly insists its diesel vehicles comply with regulations.


just-auto Plus only H2ME deploys its first 100 FCEVs across Europe

9 February 2017

Hydrogen Mobility Europe (H2ME) – the ambitious multi-country, multi-partner project to demonstrate that hydrogen can support Europe’s future transport demands announced that the first 100 fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) deployed by H2ME are...


Renault-Nissan unveils 2016 global sales of 10m

8 February 2017

Renault-Nissan has posted increased 2016 sales of 9.96m vehicles with the Alliance now representing one in nine global cars sold and 425,000 EVs.


Groupe Renault acquires Power Vehicle Innovation

7 February 2017

Groupe Renault has acquired Power Vehicle Innovation (PVI), with a view to accelerating the growth of its Light Commercial Vehicle business. 


Renault mulls supply impact after Czech blaze

3 February 2017

Renault has restarted production at its Douai plant in northern France after a three-day hiatus caused by a massive fire at interior supplier, Recticel, which has thrown several OEMs' just-in-time plans into considerable flux.


South Korean domestic sales flat in January

3 February 2017

Domestic sales among South Korea's five main automakers were flat at 106,210 units in January, compared with 106,281 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the country's vehicle manufacturers.


Renault Samsung aims for 270,000 units in 2017

18 January 2017

Park Dong-hoon, the CEO of Renault Samsung Motors, has said the company's goal for 2017 is to sell 270,000 units (around 5% up on 2016) on its continued sales momentum of the SM6 sedan, QM6 SUV and two new models set for launch this year.


Iran stars as Renault powers to record 2016 sales

17 January 2017

Groupe Renault has unveiled record sales for 2016, up 13.3% to 3.18m vehicles with Iran the stand-out market booming 110% to double its market share in a single year.


Renault inks labour deal but provokes CGT fury

16 January 2017

Renault France and three of its major unions have inked the Cap 2020 agreement outlining the future direction for the automaker, although the more militant CGT labour body has condemned the deal as "bad for the staff and bad for the business," in a wide-ranging document outlining its grievances.


Emissions probe likely to continue - Renault

16 January 2017

Renault is reiterating its vehicles comply with domestic and European emissions regulations, following its opinion the French Prosecutor was likely to continue with its investigation into the issue.


Renault adds Master to electric LCV line

13 January 2017

Renault is expanding its all-electric light commercial vehicle range with global debuts for a longer range Kangoo Van ZE (zero emissions) and a new Master ZE shown at the Brussels motor show.


CES 2017 - list of world debuts

6 January 2017

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, open to the public between 5 and 8 January, hosted multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres.


Renault-Nissan/DeNA to develop driverless vehicles

6 January 2017

Leading a Renault-Nissan Alliance engagement, Nissan and Japanese internet company DeNA will begin tests aimed at developing driverless vehicles for commercial services.


just-auto Plus only Renault UK sales up 8% in 2016

6 January 2017

Dacia recorded its best-ever year of sales in 2016 since it experienced the most successful launch of any new car brand in the UK at the beginning of 2013. Sales of Dacia’s ever-popular range continued to grow in 2016 with sales increasing to 25,842...


just-auto Plus only Renault India December 2016 sales up 9.2%

4 January 2017

Renault India, one of the fastest growing automotive brands in India, registered a growth of 9.2% with monthly sales of 11,244 units in the month of December 2016 as against 10,292 units in the corresponding month last year. In the calendar year 2016,...


Renault-Samsung 'responsible for next global SUV'

23 December 2016

Renault’s South Korean subsidiary, Renault Samsung Motors, will be given full responsibility for the development of a new SUV model to be sold across the group, according to local reports in South Korea.


just-auto Plus only Renault appoints new director to its board

23 December 2016

Appointment of Yu Serizawa to the Renault board of directors The Renault board of directors of 12 December 2016 appointed Yu Serizawa, as director proposed by Nissan. She replaces Yuriko Koike, who resigned on 27 July, 2016, for the remaining duration of the...


just-auto Plus only Enel/Verbund/EV carmakers join over EVA+ project

23 December 2016

Electric Vehicle Arteries (EVA+) is an electric mobility project to be carried out in Italy and Austria for which a grant agreement worth a maximum of EUR4.2m (US$4.38m) has already been signed with INEA, the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency delegated...


Continental plant produces 48V hybrid assist

16 December 2016

Continental has started producing 48V hybrid assist systems at its Nuremberg plant in Germany. Continental is electrifying one diesel variant of both the new Renault Scénic and Grand Scénic model.


Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi to standardise EV/hybrid

15 December 2016

Renault-Nissan and Mitsubishi are to standardise their electric and hybrid vehicle technology, according to local reports in Japan quoting Carlos Ghosn - chairman and CEO of both Groupe Renault and Nissan Motor.


Alliance powertrain convergence chief going?

7 December 2016

The Renault-Nissan alliance is reportedly replacing the top executive in charge of combining the automakers' engines and gearboxes as tightening emissions regulations expose the slow pace of integration to date.


New head for Renault’s electric vehicle unit

7 December 2016

Groupe Renault announced Gilles Normand would become SVP, electric vehicle, from 1 January, 2017, reporting to Thierry Koskas, EVP, sales and marketing.


just-auto Plus only Energy dCi 165 engine powers Megane GT/GT Estate

7 December 2016

The Megane GT and Megane GT Estate can now be specified with the new Energy dCi 165 engine mated to six-speed EDC automatic transmission. The combination of the Megane GT’s Renault Sport breeding and 4Control chassis with four-wheel steering ensures...


just-auto Plus only Renault India November 2016 sales rise 23%

5 December 2016

Renault India, one of the fastest growing automotive brands in India, registered sales growth of 23% in the month of November. The company sold total 9,604 units in November 2016 as against 7,819 units in the corresponding month last year. The cumulative sales...


South Korean domestic sales rise 2% in November

2 December 2016

Domestic sales among South Korea’s five main automakers rose by 2.2% to 144,814 units in November, from 141,711 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the country’s vehicle manufacturers.


CO2 fines loom for European automakers - report

28 November 2016

Eight of Europe's largest carmakers reportedly will miss carbon dioxide emissions targets due to come into force in 2021, leaving them facing the prospect of billions of euros in fines, a media report said.


Renault-Nissan targets low-cost EVs for China

11 November 2016

Renault-Nissan revealed plans to make available low-cost electric cars for the Chinese market within two years as it looks to tap into fast-growing demand for zero-emission vehicles in the country.

Renault S.A. news

AvtoVAZ 2016 net loss of RUB45bn but revenue up

13 February 2017

AvtoVAZ Group has posted a 2016 net loss of RUB44.8bn (US$772m), including impairment and restruc...


Renault posts 2016 profit boost on record sales

10 February 2017

After a year of record sales, Renault has posted 2016 net income of EUR3,543m (+19.7%). A strong...


Ghosn rules out closer ties on French stake

10 February 2017

Renault and alliance partner Nissan could achieve closer links but only if France sells it stake,...


FCA now falls under French anti-fraud spotlight

9 February 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) has become the latest manufacturer to fall under the forensic spot...


just-auto Plus only H2ME deploys its first 100 FCEVs across Europe

9 February 2017

Hydrogen Mobility Europe (H2ME) – the ambitious multi-country, multi-partner project to dem...


Renault-Nissan unveils 2016 global sales of 10m

8 February 2017

Renault-Nissan has posted increased 2016 sales of 9.96m vehicles with the Alliance now representi...



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