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HZG project gives Groupe Renault two D-SUVs

31 July 2017

With the second generation Koleos, Groupe Renault is going bigger, and in markets such as the UK, that means a presence in the D segment for the first time in years.


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.

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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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just-auto Plus only Renault Flins plant produces 18m cars since 1952

16 October 2017

Groupe Renault celebrated the 18 millionth car to roll out of its Flins plant in France. The car was a white Zoe Intens manufactured for Green City, a German company based in Munich and Starnberg which specialises in e-mobility services. Eric Feunteun,...


PPG teams with Renault-Nissan for adhesives

13 October 2017

PPG has unveiled a partnership with Renault-Nissan Alliance to deliver structural adhesives to more than 1m one million Renault, Nissan and Samsung cars across Europe, Asia, North America and South America.


South Korean domestic sales jump 20% in September

11 October 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five mainstream automakers combined jumped by over 20% to 133,551 units in September from weak year earlier volume of 111,159 units, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


Renault takes 25% stake in EV specialist Jedlix

11 October 2017

Groupe Renault is acquiring a 25% share in Jedlix, a Dutch start-up launched by Eneco Group and specialised in electric vehicle charging.


New Renault unit for energy and electric mobility

9 October 2017

Groupe Renault, which claims to be Europe's top manufacturer of electric vehicles, has announced the creation of Renault Energy Services.


Renault outlines 'Drive the Future' plan to 2022

6 October 2017

Renault has unveiled its 'Drive The Future' six-year plan to deliver annual revenues of more than EUR70bn and achieve a Group operating margin of 7%+ with a floor at 5% and positive free cash flow every year. 


just-auto Plus only Dacia UK sells 21,126 vehicles in first 9M of 2017

6 October 2017

Dacia’s award winning combination of value, quality and robustness is continuing to prove a hit with UK car buyers with sales up in the first nine months of 2017 in comparison to the same period last year. According to figures released by the Society of...


just-auto Plus only Renault Captur features new engine/transmission

3 October 2017

A new engine and transmission combination has been added to the New Renault Captur line-up. The Captur is now available with the dCi 90 engine combined with a six-speed Efficient Dual Clutch (EDC) automatic transmission providing driving comfort associated...


Renault posts France nine month sales increase

2 October 2017

Renault has posted its best nine month results in terms of volumes for six years in France, while Dacia set its own new sales record.


Renault leverages tech nous of younger generation

29 September 2017

Renault says it is looking to develop its plants "from the inside" as it accelerates the use of Industry 4.0 philosophy across its network.


'Game changing' 4.0 adding jobs-Renault supply VP

29 September 2017

Renault says it is taking on staff rather than shedding labour as the implications of its enthusiastic adoption of Industry 4.0 manufacturing techniques starts to become reality.


Renault-Nissan threatens to overtake PSA in Europe

29 September 2017

Car market data released by data specialist JATO Dynamics shows that a surge in sales from the enlarged Renault-Nissan Alliance (now with Mitsubishi added) threatens to overtake second placed PSA, despite the addition of Opel/Vauxhall to PSA, in the European market.


Renault 4.0 draws across industry - supplier chief

28 September 2017

Renault says it is drawing from multiple disciplines as it progressively implements digitalisation techniques across its global footprint.


Renault supplier chief lauds Spain union relations

28 September 2017

Renault is hailing its work with Spanish unions as an example of industrial relations prowess as the automaker embarks on radical implementation of 4.0 techniques.


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP scores Renault Koleos five star rating

27 September 2017

Achieving a 5-star Euro NCAP rating highlights Renault's commitment to safety, particularly with the All-New Koleos. The mix of technology and advanced design passed the latest 2016 Euro NCAP test criteria. The All-New Koleos achieved a 90% score for adult...


Renault launches Captur SUV in India

26 September 2017

Renault has introduced its popular Captur SUV in India.


just-auto Plus only Nissan opens new administrative offices in Cordoba

26 September 2017

Nissan Argentina opened its new administrative offices in Cordoba Province. The event was attended by Provincial Governor Juan Schiaretti and CEO of Nissan Argentina Diego Vignati. The new offices will be occupied by the team that is already working in Cordoba...


just-auto Plus only Renault powers up Kadjar with new engine options

20 September 2017

Renault has strengthened its Kadjar crossover line-up with the addition of a new high power petrol engine and a new transmission option that are both available to order now with UK deliveries commencing later this month. As the most powerful engine in the...


Iranian customs hold up 15,000 new imported cars

19 September 2017

Some 15,000 cars are held up at customs in Iran for regulatory reasons, according to a local media report.


Iranian car output up 22% in five months

19 September 2017

Fresh data on Iranian car production showed a 21.8% growth during the first five months of the current fiscal year that started in March, a local report said.


Renault-Nissan Alliance aims for EUR10bn synergies

15 September 2017

Renault-Nissan says it is targeting annual synergies of EUR10bn (US$12bn) in six years as it unveiled its Alliance 2022 plan.


just-auto Plus only VW led L3Pilot research project launched in German

15 September 2017

A broadly based European research consortium under the management of the Volkswagen Group is analysing the opportunities for using technologies to facilitate mobility in the future with the aim of achieving a breakthrough in the area of automated driving. The...


just-auto Plus only Renault introduces EDC transmission in Kangoo

15 September 2017

Renault’s Efficient Dual Clutch (EDC) automatic transmission has been introduced to the Kangoo range for the first time. The innovative automatic gearbox will be offered with the dCi 90 and dCi 110 versions of Europe’s best-selling van, resulting...


Former Sunderland exec for top Alliance post

14 September 2017

The Renault-Nissan Alliance's new manufacturing, supply chain and purchasing chief is a former production controller who started his Nissan career with the automaker's assembly plant in Sunderland in 1991.


just-auto Plus only Borbet premieres new VTX-wheel

14 September 2017

Just in time for the IAA 2017, Borbet presents a world premiere. The new VTX-wheel from the "Premium" category wins through its noble and spirited rotor design, which appears sporty and in full need of rotation.  Ten spokes, which glide...


2017 Frankfurt motor show - all the world debuts

13 September 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Frankfurt IAA are listed below. The most important production models making their motor show debuts were the Volkswagen Polo and Volkswagen T-Roc, Porsche Cayenne, Opel Grandland X, Škoda Karoq and SEAT Arona.


just-auto Plus only Renault launches new Twingo Iconic

4 September 2017

Renault has launched a new Iconic Special Edition on its Twingo city car with new interior and exterior upgrades. The chic, cosmopolitan special edition, perfect for running about town, is positioned at the top-of-range. It is available to order with first...


Renault joins UK scrappage stampede

1 September 2017

Renault UK has unveiled a car and van scrappage scheme for Euro IV vehicles registered by 31 December, 2009, adding to similar moves recently by Toyota, Ford and Volkswagen among several others.


Renault and Ferrovial start Madrid car-sharing

1 September 2017

Ferrovial Services and Renault have inked an agreement to create Zity, a car sharing service in Madrid.


just-auto Plus only Renault/Ferrovial to start car sharing service

1 September 2017

Ferrovial Services and Renault have signed an agreement to implement a car sharing service in Madrid. The project will start up with an initial fleet of 500 electric vehicles located within the M-30 beltway and in some adjoining areas. This new car-sharing...

Renault S.A. news

just-auto Plus only Renault Flins plant produces 18m cars since 1952

16 October 2017

Groupe Renault celebrated the 18 millionth car to roll out of its Flins plant in France. The car...


PPG teams with Renault-Nissan for adhesives

13 October 2017

PPG has unveiled a partnership with Renault-Nissan Alliance to deliver structural adhesives to mo...


South Korean domestic sales jump 20% in September

11 October 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five mainstream automakers combined jumped by over 20% to 133,551...


Renault takes 25% stake in EV specialist Jedlix

11 October 2017

Groupe Renault is acquiring a 25% share in Jedlix, a Dutch start-up launched by Eneco Group and s...


New Renault unit for energy and electric mobility

9 October 2017

Groupe Renault, which claims to be Europe's top manufacturer of electric vehicles, has announ...


Renault outlines 'Drive the Future' plan to 2022

6 October 2017

Renault has unveiled its 'Drive The Future' six-year plan to deliver annual revenues of more than...



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