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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 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 concentrating on Renault passenger vehicles will follow later in January.


Refreshed Clio helps Renault UK to five-year high

5 January 2017

The changes are subtle but a facelift and a new 110hp diesel engine have played a role in giving the revised Clio a major sales boost in Britain.


Innovative Faurecia seats for new Renault Scénic

5 December 2016

Designed with the capability to have 48V electrics for next year's Hybrid Assist variants, the new Renault Scénic and Grand Scénic also have the ingenious one-touch folding seats which Faurecia invented for the Espace.

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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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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.


'No cheating anti-pollution software' says Renault

10 November 2016

Renault has flatly denied its cars have software designed to trick anti-pollution technology, following the decision by France's anti-fraud office (DGCCRF) to refer the automaker to the prosecutor.


2016 São Paulo show - World premieres

9 November 2016

The Honda WR-V was the main world premiere at the 8 November press day of the 2016 Sao Paulo International Motor Show. It joined the Jeep Compass, which made its public debut at the event, the media preview having already taken place.


Renault to hire 3,000 temporary staff

8 November 2016

French Renault unions have concluded their fifth round of negotiations with the automaker, which says it will take on 3,000 'contract duration indeterminée' (CDI) or non-fixed contract staff, of which 50% will be for manufacture and the other half involved in unspecified "other functions."


Renault announces development deal with Chronocam

8 November 2016

Renault CEO and chairman Carlos Ghosn has announced a strategic development agreement with Chronocam, a developer of biologically-inspired vision sensors and computer vision solutions for automotive applications.


just-auto Plus only Renault India YTD 2016 sales climb 211.7%

7 November 2016

Renault India, one of the fastest growing automotive brands in India, crossed the 100,000 sales mark with cumulative sales of 1,11,387 units for the period January-October 2016. The company sold 35,736 units in the corresponding period last year, thereby...


South Korean domestic sales fall 13% in October

3 November 2016

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five main automakers declined 13.3% year on year to 126,660 units in October, from 146,106 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the country’s vehicle manufacturers.


Nissan confirms end of Tsuru production in Mexico

27 October 2016

Nissan has confirmed the end of production of the Nissan Tsuru in Mexico by May 2017. The company says the popular Tsuru, with more than 2.4m sales to date, has provided accessible, economical and dependable mobility for drivers across Mexico and other markets for more than three decades.


Renault Q3 revenue up 13% to EUR10.5bn

26 October 2016

Groupe Renault has unveiled third quarter revenue up 13% to EUR10.5bn (US$11.5bn) due mainly to Europe's continuing strong performance.


just-auto Plus only Renault-Nissan announces senior management changes

21 October 2016

Véronique Sarlat-Depotte, purchasing alliance global senior vice president & deputy managing director of Renault Nissan Purchasing Organisation (RNPO), on 20 October 2016 has been appointed as, purchasing alliance global executive vice president and...


just-auto Plus only Continental electrifies new Renault/Grand Scenic

21 October 2016

Continental is electrifying one diesel variant of both the new Renault Scénic and Grand Scénic models. The system, offered as a "Hybrid Assist" uses a 48-volt hybrid drive in production vehicles for the first time. The technology is a...

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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...


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 futu...


Emissions probe likely to continue - Renault

16 January 2017

Renault is reiterating its vehicles comply with domestic and European emissions regulations, foll...


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 lon...


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 p...


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...



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