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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.


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.

Latest interviews


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.


Q&A with JATCO Ltd

14 October 2014

Calum MacRae talked to JATCO's Yuko Fujita. JATCO holds 49% of the world CVT market. JATCO, 75% held by Nissan Motor Company, was exhibiting at the Paris Motor Show for the first time.

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.


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.


Nissan, Mitsubishi share warehousing in Australia

5 June 2017

Nissan Motor Australia and Mitsubishi Motors Australia have announced the establishment of a joint parts and accessories warehousing and logistics operation.


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.


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.


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 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.


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...


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 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...


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...


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...


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.

Renault 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...


Renault updates connected car app

12 June 2017

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


Nissan, Mitsubishi share warehousing in Australia

5 June 2017

Nissan Motor Australia and Mitsubishi Motors Australia have announced the establishment of a join...


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...


Renault names new Africa-Middle-East-India chief

24 May 2017

Groupe Renault has name seasoned company executive Fabrice Cambolive senior vice president and ch...



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