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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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IAA world debuts - Chery M31T prototype

16 August 2017

The IAA might be missing Alfa Romeo, DS, Fiat, Jeep, Infiniti, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot and Volvo, but one new brand will be making an appearance: Chery Auto will reveal an SUV prototype.


Kwid places Renault Brazil in the spotlight

11 August 2017

If the Brazilian buyer has taken some time to understand - and especially to accept - the subcompact idea, the debut of the Renault Kwid will straighten this out.


just-auto Plus only Renault Koleos features Borbet CW4-wheel

11 August 2017

The SUV Renault Koleos has now found a perfect companion with the Borbet CW4-wheel.  The several spokes wheel from the "Sports" category is available in the dimension 7.0 x 17 inch with offset 40 and PCD 114.3/5 in the colour variants...


Nexteer opens new OEM office in Japan

8 August 2017

Nexteer Automotive has opened a new branch customer service centre (CSC) in Atsugi, Japan.


Renault signs Iran JV to swiftly raise production

7 August 2017

Groupe Renault has inked a joint venture agreement with Iranian partners, Industrial Development & Renovation Organisation (IDRO) and Parto Negin Naseh to produce 150,000 vehicles per year in the country.


just-auto Plus only Groupe Renault UK announces management changes

4 August 2017

Groupe Renault UK has announced a restructure for its expanding fleet team. The department now has two key divisions, separated into sales, led by Mark Potter, and operations, headed up by Mark Dickens. A team of 10 Business Sales Area managers have been...


South Korean domestic sales rise 8% in July

3 August 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five main automakers rose by 7.8% to 130,611 units in July from 121,144 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


Paris hints at GM&S job losses as Court delays

2 August 2017

French supplier, GM&S' fate continues to hang in the balance as a decision concerning the sole offer from GMD has been postponed yet again by the Courts, while the French government appears resigned to job losses at the site.


Union holds breath as GM&S ruling imminent

31 July 2017

Hardline French union, CGT has called for a "demonstration of support" today (31 July) in front of the Tribunal de Commerce de Poitiers, which is due to pronounce imminently on the fate of PSA and Renault supplier, GM&S.


Renault-Nissan alliance global sales up 7%

28 July 2017

Vehicle sales at the Renault Nissan Alliance rose 7% to 5,268,079 vehicles in the first half of the calendar year resulting from an increased demand for models from the French and Japanese brands, and the first semester sales contribution from new Alliance member Mitsubishi Motors.


Renault Group H1 net income leaps 54% to EUR2.4bn

28 July 2017

Renault Group has unveiled first-half net income soaring 54% to EUR2.4bn (US$2.8bn), while revenue rose 17% to EUR29.5bn.


just-auto Plus only Renault Kwid surpasses 175,000 sales in India

28 July 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 a true game-changer and continues to drive volumes for Renault India,...


Renault/Microsoft/Viseo try digital service 'book'

26 July 2017

Renault and has developed a prototype for a digital car maintenance 'book', using Blockchain technology, in collaboration with Microsoft and Viseo.


Mitsubishi says 'V-shaped recovery' on track in Q1

25 July 2017

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) booked operating profit of JPY20.6bn on sales up 2.8% year on year to JPY440.9bn yen in the first quarter of fiscal 2017/18, achieving an operating margin of 4.7%. Net income rose to JPY23bn versus a loss of JPY129.7bn in Q1 2016/17.


just-auto Plus only Dacia to feature SCe 75 engine in new MCV ranges

25 July 2017

Dacia is making a number of updates to the New Sandero and New Logan MCV ranges. The efficient SCe 75 engine is now offered with Lauréate trim for both cars. In response to customer demand, the Height Adjustment Pack becomes standard equipment for...


France top political brass dispatched to GM&S

21 July 2017

Senior French politicians have plunged directly into one of France's most intractable industrial disputes of recent times, as Renault and PSA stamper, GM&S, fights to secure its survival.


Renault order pledge throws lifeline to GM&S

20 July 2017

Renault says it has made major commitments to the mooted buyer of parts producer, GM&S as the embattled supplier looks to stave off potential liquidation.


PSA/Renault up GM&S stakes beforeTribunal verdict

20 July 2017

PSA and Renault have dramatically upped their financial commitments to threatened stamping supplier, GM&S, offering to guarantee EUR50m (US$58m) of orders each for the next five years in order to avoid the component producer facing liquidation.


Renault unveils record H1 sales up 10% to 1.88m

17 July 2017

Renault Group has posted record half-year sales up 10.4% to 1.88m vehicles, with all Group brands seeing rises in volumes and market share.


Renault Tangier plant builds a million cars

10 July 2017

The millionth vehicle at the Renault-Nissan plant in Tangier has been completed just three years after #200,000 rolled off the line.


Renault and Sanef team on autonomous research

10 July 2017

Groupe Renault and Abertis-owned motorway operator, Sanef, will cooperate to develop communications between autonomous vehicles, road infrastructure and testing on toll barrier crossings as well as work zones.


Renault-Nissan alliance synergies growing

7 July 2017

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has reported a 16% increase in synergies for 2016 compared to 2015.


Renault takes stake in simulator specialist

5 July 2017

The Renault group will acquire a 35% stake in a new joint venture, Autonomous Vehicle Simulation (AVS), formed with Oktal, a subsidiary of Sogeclair, a French aerospace and simulation company based in Toulouse, France.


Renault and Brilliance team on China LCV JV

5 July 2017

Renault and Brilliance China Automotive Holdings (CBA) have inked a deal to create a joint venture in China for the manufacture and sale of light commercial vehicles (LCV).


South Korean domestic sales fall 13% in June

4 July 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five main automakers declined by 13% to 139,842 units in June from 161,062 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only Renault Batilly plant rolls off 2.5 millionth LCV

29 June 2017

Renault’s 2,500,000th LCV manufactured at Batilly plant, near Metz in Eastern France, rolled off the line this week. The Renault Master L3H2 was handed over to representatives of the Polish company TP Teltech at a special ceremony organised at the...


Nissan-Renault plan driverless ride-hailing servic

22 June 2017

Nissan and Renault plan to launch driverless ride-hailing and ride-sharing services over the next decade, according to a Reuters report.


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.


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 S.A. news

IAA world debuts - Chery M31T prototype

16 August 2017

The IAA might be missing Alfa Romeo, DS, Fiat, Jeep, Infiniti, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot and Vo...


Kwid places Renault Brazil in the spotlight

11 August 2017

If the Brazilian buyer has taken some time to understand - and especially to accept - the subcomp...


just-auto Plus only Renault Koleos features Borbet CW4-wheel

11 August 2017

The SUV Renault Koleos has now found a perfect companion with the Borbet CW4-wheel. The sever...


Nexteer opens new OEM office in Japan

8 August 2017

Nexteer Automotive has opened a new branch customer service centre (CSC) in Atsugi, Japan. The...


Renault signs Iran JV to swiftly raise production

7 August 2017

Groupe Renault has inked a joint venture agreement with Iranian partners, Industrial Development...


just-auto Plus only Groupe Renault UK announces management changes

4 August 2017

Groupe Renault UK has announced a restructure for its expanding fleet team. The department now ha...



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