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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.

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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.


just-auto Plus only Renault India FY 2016-17 sales up 88.4%

5 April 2017

Renault India, one of the fastest growing automotive brands in India, registers sales of 135,123 units in the financial year (April 2016-March 2017) as against 71,732 units in the last fiscal (April 2015-March 2016), posting a growth of 88.4%. The...


South Korean domestic sales fall 2% in March

4 April 2017

Domestic sales among South Korea’s five main automakers fell by 2% to 145,903 units in March 2017, from 148,848 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the country’s vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only Michelin Pilot tyres selected for Alpine A110

24 March 2017

At the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, Alpine presented its new A110 First Edition fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyres in 205/40 ZR 18 front and 235/40 ZR 18 rear sizes and following this, all 1,955 production models will also be exclusively equipped with these...


Renault reaches EV battery lease milestone

22 March 2017

Renault said it had has signed its 100,000th electric vehicle battery leasing contract via RCI Bank and Services, the financial services arm of Groupe Renault.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Japan announces senior management changes

15 March 2017

Nissan Motor on 14 March 2017 announced senior management appointments, effective 1 April. The changes cover the positions of Executive Committee members, senior vice presidents (SVP), corporate vice presidents (CVP) and vice presidents (VP). Executive...


Renault-Nissan Alliance forms new LCV unit

14 March 2017

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has formed a light commercial vehicle business unit to expand sales in the growing segment worldwide.


just-auto Plus only Renault launches Kwid Climber in India

10 March 2017

Renault India, one of the fastest growing automotive brands in India, created history with its Global car for Conquest, Renault Kwid. This Attractive, Innovative and Affordable car, is a true game-changer and volume driver for Renault India, selling more than...


just-auto Plus only HERE navigation system used in Alpine A110

9 March 2017

The Alpine A110, the much-anticipated two-seater coupé unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show this week, is fitted with a navigation system powered by map data from HERE. “HERE is deeply proud to have been chosen to be a part of this...


2017 Geneva motor show - world debuts list

8 March 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Geneva motor show are listed below. The most important models this year were the Range Rover Velar, Kia Picanto, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, Opel Crossland X & Insignia, Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, SEAT Ibiza, Subaru XV, Volkswagen Arteon and Volvo XC60.


just-auto Plus only Renault unveils new Captur at Geneva show

8 March 2017

The New Renault Captur has been unveiled at Geneva International Motor Show. Europe’s best-selling urban crossover in 2016 with sales of 215,670 vehicles, has reinvented itself to feature more distinctive styling and new advanced technologies, without...


just-auto Plus only Renault reveals ZOE e-sport concept car

8 March 2017

The Renault ZOE e-sport concept car revealed at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show showcases Renault’s commitment to the ongoing development of electric vehicles.  Based on the all-electric ZOE’s supermini platform, ZOE e-sport concept draws on...


just-auto Plus only Alpine reveals new A110 at Geneva show

8 March 2017

One year after the presentation of the Alpine Vision show car, Alpine on 7 March 2017 revealed at the Geneva Motor Show its production car: the new A110. Combining the timeless Alpine principles of light weight, agility and performance, this mid-engined...


just-auto Plus only Renault/UTC/CNRS ink scientific/tech partnership

6 March 2017

Renault and Heudiasyc, a joint research unit formed by UTC (Université de Technologie de Compiègne) and the CNRS, are creating a shared research laboratory known as SIVALab, to be based in Compiègne, north of Paris, France. Shared...


just-auto Plus only Renault India sales rise 26.8% in February 2016

3 March 2017

Renault India, one of the fastest growing automotive brands in India, registered a growth of 26.8% with monthly sales of 11,198 units in the month of February 2017 as against 8,834 units in the corresponding month last year. Over the last few years, Renault...


Gestamp acquires Romania factory

1 March 2017

Spanish supplier Gestamp has started business in Romania by acquiring a majority stake in a local company which owns a plant supplying Renault-Nissan's subsidiary Dacia.


Renault Brazil places second SUV bet on table

28 February 2017

A word which roughly translates as 'SUVisation' is now used here in Brazil to describe the growing consumer acceptance of SUV-like or crossover models which continue to shake up the market. It's no use arguing these vehicles are heavier, use more fuel, perform poorly and have an unfavourable centre of gravity compared with conventional vehicles.


Alliance, Transdev to jointly develop driverless

27 February 2017

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev have agreed to jointly explore development of mobility services with fleets of electric driverless vehicles for public and on-demand transportation.


just-auto Plus only Renault Kwid surpasses 130,000 sales in India

23 February 2017

Renault India, one of the fastest growing automotive brands in India, forayed into the compact hatchback segment, with the Attractive, Innovative and Affordable Renault KWID. KWID has been true game-changer and volume driver for Renault India, with more than...


just-auto Plus only Carlos Ghosn steps aside from Nissan

23 February 2017

At the recommendation of chairman of the Board and chief executive officer Carlos Ghosn, the Nissan Board of Directors has decided that as of 1 April 2017, Hiroto Saikawa will assume the position of chief executive officer. Mr. Ghosn will continue to serve as...


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.

Renault S.A. news

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,...


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 mo...


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 1...


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...


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 Trans...


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 t...



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