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Renault Zoe Z.E. 40 - a 400km range electric car?

1 March 2017

Fresh from having sold almost 19,542 examples of the Zoe in 2016, Renault sees another good year ahead for the B segment electric hatchback. A new battery pack which promises up to 400km or a real world range of 300km is now available.


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.

Latest interviews


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.

Latest news


IAA world debuts - BMW X3 official details

26 June 2017

BMW has announced official details of the new X3, having shown the new SUV to the media at an event at its US plant on 26 June. The public debut will take place at the IAA.


Nissan-Renault plan driverless ride-hailing servic

22 June 2017

Nissan and Renault plan to launch driverless ride-hailing and ride-sharing services over the next decade, according to a Reuters report.


Renault updates connected car app

12 June 2017

Renault is launching a new version of the MY Renault application, which now connects directly to the vehicle. Owners can manage their cars and their services from their smartphones.


just-auto Plus only Renault presents new Megane range

5 June 2017

The All-New Renault Megane has gained a versatile and sporty new flagship with the launch of the GT dCi 165 Auto EDC. Available in both hatchback and Sport Tourer bodystyles, the new twin-turbo engine is the most powerful 1.6-litre diesel available in the...


SPIEF 17 - Renault Russia looks to build on export

2 June 2017

Renault Russia says it is aiming to increase its level of component exports building on substantial gains already in the last couple of years.


Investors seek Renault-Nissan governance probe

2 June 2017

Shareholder activist groups are asking a French regulator to investigate conflicts of interest and possible breaches of governance at the Renault-Nissan Alliance, according to reports.


Renault deepens commitment to 'circular economy'

1 June 2017

Groupe Renault and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation -  an organisation that promotes the 'circular economy' - have renewed their commitment to the circular economy.


French court staves off GM&S market wolves

24 May 2017

Troubled French supplier, GM&S has been granted a bankruptcy protection lifeline until 23 June as judges have allowed it to continue the search for a new buyer.


Renault names new Africa-Middle-East-India chief

24 May 2017

Groupe Renault has name seasoned company executive Fabrice Cambolive senior vice president and chairman of the Africa-Middle-East-India (AMI) region.


Renault buying Intel France embedded software unit

24 May 2017

Groupe Renault has announced it signed a final agreement on the acquisition of Intel's French embedded software R&D activity based in Toulouse and Sophia-Antipolis, France.


GM&S workers hold breath as French State steps in

23 May 2017

France's Economy Minister has confirmed he asked Renault and PSA Group to increase their orders to ailing supplier, GM&S in a move which could see the stamping operator evade liquidation.


French automakers to support troubled stamper

22 May 2017

Renault and Peugeot reportedly have committed to increasing their orders from ailing components-maker GM&S Industry after their chief executives spoke with economy minister Bruno Le Maire, his ministry said on Sunday.


Union prepared to detonate bombs in supplier talks

19 May 2017

A union is threatening to blow up the GM&S stamping plant in central France as the clock ticks towards its liquidation next week (23 May) in the face of dwindling orders.


just-auto Plus only Renault/Qualcomm/Vedecom jointly develop DEVC sys

19 May 2017

Renault on 18 May 2017 demonstrated dynamic wireless electric vehicle charging (DEVC), which allows vehicles to charge while driving. Renault has participated with Qualcomm Technologies and Vedecom in designing a DEVC system capable of charging an electric...


just-auto Plus only Renault introduces 2017 Espace with TCe 225 EDC

17 May 2017

Renault is broadening the Espace range with the launch of an all-new Energy TCe 225 engine equipped with a 7-speed automatic gearbox. Available on the Zen, Intense and Initiale Paris trim levels, the new engine, developed by Renault Sport, brings drivers even...


Renault pledges GM&S work as stand-off continues

16 May 2017

Renault says it will guarantee work for beleaguered stamping supplier, GM&S, but cautions it has alternatives should the company enter liquidation in a dispute which is casting a shadow over newly-elected French President, Emmanuel Macron's first week.


Renault Dacia Romania plant back up and running

16 May 2017

The Dacia plant in Mioveni restarted production after dealing with the effects of last weekend's WannaCry cyber attack, the automaker said.


Vehicle makers on alert over cyber attack

15 May 2017

Vehicle makers are on alert following a 'ransomware' cyber attack that has hit many organisations' computer networks across the world and has also impacted car companies.


Renault India to boost product launches

15 May 2017

Renault is planning to shorten launch times and introduce more new products in India.


just-auto Plus only Indian Renault Duster fails Global NCAP crash test

11 May 2017

In the second set of #SaferCarsForIndia results for 2017, Global NCAP has released the ratings for crash tests conducted on the Renault Duster in its basic version without airbags and at the request of the manufacturer in the version with an optional driver...


South Korean domestic sales fall 5% in April

3 May 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five main automakers fell by 5% to 132,675 units in April 2017, from 139,617 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the country's vehicle manufacturers.


Renault revenues surge 25% in Q1

28 April 2017

Renault has reported that its group revenues surged by 25.2% to EUR13,129m in the first quarter, boosted by the contribution of AvtoVAZ and higher global vehicle sales across its brands and through JVs across the world.


2017 Auto Shanghai motor show world premieres

24 April 2017

Auto Shanghai 2017 did not disappoint, with a vast number of concept, prototype and production model world debuts. The most important vehicle premiere will probably prove to be the Wuling Hong Guang S3, this being the first SUV for the number one brand in the world's largest market.


just-auto Plus only Renault UK appoints new managing director

20 April 2017

Groupe Renault UK announces the appointment of Vincent Tourette as managing director, effective 19 April 2017.  Vincent Tourette has worked for the Renault-Nissan Alliance for 23 years. Most recently, Vincent was with Nissan, based in Tokyo, as...


just-auto Plus only Renault launches Escape/Kadjar at Shanghai show

20 April 2017

Renault explores its vision for the future of Formula 1, plus changes to the brand’s range in China at Auto Shanghai 2017, with the availability of the Renault Espace from the second half of the year and upgrades for the Renault Kadjar. The R.S. 2027...


just-auto Plus only Renault-Nissan Alliance joins ITF organisation

6 April 2017

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has joined the Corporate Partnership Board of the International Transport Forum (ITF) to work with the organisation on projects and issues regarding transport policy, shared mobility, electric vehicles, future automotive technology...


just-auto Plus only Renault UK sales up 4.9% in Q1 2017

6 April 2017

Renault UK car sales were up 4.9% during the first quarter of 2017 to 25,126 vehicles according to the official figures released on 5 April 2017 from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Renault’s performance represents a...


just-auto Plus only Dacia UK sales up 10% in Q1 2017

6 April 2017

Dacia’s popularity continues to grow amongst UK car buyers four years after launching in the country with sales breaking last year’s record results. According to figures released on 5 April 2017 by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders,...


just-auto Plus only AL enhances lighting performance of Renault Clio

6 April 2017

The external lighting elements predominantly realised in LED technology mean a significant upgrade of the car model lifting it into the first league of the vehicle fleet of Renault. The optionally available LED headlamps are a static multiple reflection...


ARNPO stresses overseas potential for Russia parts

5 April 2017

AvtoVAZ Renault-Nissan Purchasing Organisation (ARNPO) says it has to be able to compete internationally as well as be efficient on the Russian domestic front as it looks to consolidate and increase its presence home and abroad.

Renault S.A. news

IAA world debuts - BMW X3 official details

26 June 2017

BMW has announced official details of the new X3, having shown the new SUV to the media at an eve...


Nissan-Renault plan driverless ride-hailing servic

22 June 2017

Nissan and Renault plan to launch driverless ride-hailing and ride-sharing services over the next...


Renault updates connected car app

12 June 2017

Renault is launching a new version of the MY Renault application, which now connects directly to...


just-auto Plus only Renault presents new Megane range

5 June 2017

The All-New Renault Megane has gained a versatile and sporty new flagship with the launch of the...


SPIEF 17 - Renault Russia looks to build on export

2 June 2017

Renault Russia says it is aiming to increase its level of component exports building on substanti...


Investors seek Renault-Nissan governance probe

2 June 2017

Shareholder activist groups are asking a French regulator to investigate conflicts of interest an...



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