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Brands related to this company: Dacia, Renault

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ANALYSIS - Future models for Renault Samsung

14 May 2018

After the recent features on the future models strategies for Renault, Alpine, Dacia and Lada, this chapter of our analysis covering Renault-Nissan Alliance brands focuses on Renault Samsung Motors (RSM).


Future models for Groupe Renault's Dacia

3 May 2018

Following on from a look at the current and future models of the Renault brand plus Alpine, now comes an analysis of Dacia. Other brands under the Groupe Renault and Nissan Motor Alliance umbrella will also be examined as part of this series, including Samsung, Lada, Datsun, Venucia, Infiniti, Nissan and Mitsubishi.


China steals a march on rivals in Iran

27 April 2018

Since the lifting of sanctions on Iran in early 2016 the country’s automotive industry has recovered significantly with latest figures compiled by QUBE, just-auto’s research portal, showing that light vehicle production increased by 13.6% in the Iranian year 1396 (equivalent to 21st March 2017-20th March 2018) to 1.51 million units. This is just shy of the country’s all-time record of just over 1.6 million recorded in 1390. 


Renault and Alpine future models

26 April 2018

This first of a multi-part analysis for Groupe Renault and Nissan Motor brands examines Renault's major current and future models as well as looking at Alpine.

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


SPIEF 18 - Russia at start of electric road - Rena

25 May 2018

Russia's startling paucity of electric vehicles means it is at the very start of its alternative fuel journey says the country's Renault operation, although government Ministers underline the country "is not California."


Renault-Nissan-MMC venture fund's six investments

22 May 2018

The new Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance venture capital fund has agreed five investments in four months totalling US$50m and will present another to its supervisory board next week, the fund's head has said.


EC outlines measures to protect businesses in Iran

21 May 2018

European Union (EU) leaders meeting in Sofia have authorised the Commission in Brussels to take steps to protect the interests of companies operating in Iran.


France to "protect" Iran interests as US acts

15 May 2018

France says it will act to protect its businesses in Iran and has asked the US that sanctions against Tehran do not apply to its interests in the country.


Renault-Nissan sign EV battery deal with CATL

15 May 2018

Nissan and Renault have signed an agreement with Chinese manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) for the supply of batteries for electric vehicles.


Automakers scramble to make sense of US Iran move

10 May 2018

European automakers are urgently attempting to understand the implications of President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran, as the fallout from Washington's move starts to gather pace.


South Korean sales rise fractionally in April

3 May 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined increased by 1.2% to 134,197 units in April from 132,675 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


Avtovaz purchasing seeks EUR200m exports by 2020

2 May 2018

Avtovaz Renault Nissan Purchasing Organisation (ARNPO) says it is looking to increase the value of its exports to a potential EUR200m (US$240m) by 2020.


Renault Q1 revenue up fractionally to EUR13.2bn

27 April 2018

Renault has posted first-quarter Group revenue up 0.2% to EUR13.2bn (US$16bn), with worldwide registrations increasing 4.8% to 935,041 vehicles.


Renault hooks up with IKEA for rental in France

26 April 2018

Renault Mobility and IKEA France have signed a partnership to offer consumers a car rental solution 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Renault says.


Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi join D-Alliance

24 April 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has announced it is one of the partners of DiDi Auto Alliance (the D-Alliance), which was formed by DiDi Chuxing ('DiDi'), the top Chinese mobile transportation platform.


Ghosn: options 'open' on Renault-Nissan structure

16 April 2018

Renault-Nissan Alliance chief Carlos Ghosn has said that he is reviewing the cross-shareholding arrangement between the two companies. The comments come amid renewed speculation that the two companies could get closer to a full merger.


South Korean sales fall over 4% in March

4 April 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers combined continued to fall in March, by 4.4% to 139,432 units from 145,903 units a year earlier, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers. 


Nissan, Renault, said to be talking full merger

29 March 2018

Renault and Nissan Motor are talking about merging, souces have told Bloomberg News.


just-auto Plus only Groupe Renault UK appoints new Press/PR head

23 March 2018

Groupe Renault UK has appointed Matthew Bendall as its new head of Press and Public Relations. Matthew has been with Groupe Renault UK for nine years – most recently as Press Relations Manager, since 2014. He first joined Renault UK on the Graduate...


Renault Russia convinces Algeria of parts quality

15 March 2018

Renault Russia says it has won the battle to win the confidence of a major North African market as the export arena becomes increasingly important.


just-auto Plus only Alliance announces leadership appointments

14 March 2018

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi announced that they have met with the necessary employee representative groups for the convergence projects unveiled on 1 March. The following management organisation will be effective from 1 April, 2018. Carlos Ghosn,...


2018 GENEVA SHOW - World premieres list

7 March 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the Geneva motor show are named below.


GENEVA SHOW - Renault launches new petrol engine

6 March 2018

Renault launched a new 1.3 litre, direct injection turbocharged petrol engine, co-developed by the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance and Daimler at the Geneva show.


just-auto Plus only Dacia sells five million cars globally since 2004

6 March 2018

Dacia continues to grow in 2018 and the brand has just passed the milestone of 5m vehicles sold since 2004 in all markets. In less than 15 years, Dacia has gone from a single model to a range of six cars sticking to its principles to always offer the best...


South Korean domestic sales fall 12% in February

5 March 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers combined fell by 11.9% to 105,432 units in February from 119,612 units a year earlier, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only Bridgestone engineers Megane RS/Potenza S001 tyres

2 March 2018

The New Renault Megane RS has been updated with state-of-the-art technology for greater agility, efficiency and driving enjoyment. These innovations still rely on the right tyres which is why Bridgestone engineered every aspect of the Potenza S001 to match the...


Renault unveils Alliance convergence plans

1 March 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has announced the launch of multiple projects to accelerate convergence in operational areas including Engineering, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality & Total Customer Satisfaction (TCS), Aftersales and Business Development.


just-auto Plus only Alliance appoints new comms chief

1 March 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world's largest automotive alliance, announced that Jonathan Adashek has been appointed Alliance global vice president, Communications, with immediate effect. Adashek, who joined Nissan in September 2015 as global vice...


Renault 2017 net income up 47% to EUR5.2bn

16 February 2018

Renault has posted net income up 47% to EUR5.2bn (US$6.5bn), while operating income rose 16% to EUR3.8bn.


just-auto Plus only Renault to open its first EV concept store

15 February 2018

Renault is to open its first European concept store – the Renault Electric Vehicle Experience Centre – in Stockholm where visitors will be able to discover the benefits of electric mobility and find answers to their questions on the subject. This...


Health sees Renault chief performance officer out

14 February 2018

Renault Group said executive vice president and chief performance officer (CPO) Stefan Mueller would leave the company on 19 February "due to personal health reasons".


Renault UK communications director steps down

12 February 2018

Renault UK and Ireland communications director, Jeremy Townsend is to leave the company with immediate effect to pursue an unspecified new opportunity within the automotive industry.


Renault partners with E-Via Flex-E charging

12 February 2018

Renault has partnered with a high power charging network, E-Via Flex-E, desinged to reduce charging times and promote long-distance travel across Europe in new-generation electric cars.


Didi to set up EV ride-hail platform with OEMs

7 February 2018

Chinese ride-hail firm Didi Chuxing is setting up an electric car sharing service with 12 automakers, including BYD Co Ltd and the local partners of Ford Motor Co and the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance.

Renault S.A. news

SPIEF 18 - Russia at start of electric road - Rena

25 May 2018

Russia's startling paucity of electric vehicles means it is at the very start of its alternative...


Renault-Nissan-MMC venture fund's six investments

22 May 2018

The new Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance venture capital fund has agreed five investments in fo...


EC outlines measures to protect businesses in Iran

21 May 2018

European Union (EU) leaders meeting in Sofia have authorised the Commission in Brussels to take s...


France to "protect" Iran interests as US acts

15 May 2018

France says it will act to protect its businesses in Iran and has asked the US that sanctions aga...


Renault-Nissan sign EV battery deal with CATL

15 May 2018

Nissan and Renault have signed an agreement with Chinese manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Techno...


ANALYSIS - Future models for Renault Samsung

14 May 2018

After the recent features on the future models strategies for Renault, Alpine, Dacia and Lada, th...



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