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ANALYSIS - Renault Twingo GT

28 November 2017

Is any manufacturer making money in Europe's A segment? Surprisingly, some probably are. The key to success is either selling old cars at aggressive prices or collaboration in R&D and manufacturing. Renault chose the latter route for the Twingo.


Could Renault turn Lada into the next Skoda?

8 November 2017

Russia is not for faint-hearted investors. Boom to bust to boom has been the pattern of recent years. Some, such as GM decided to make a Rexit. Renault, though, stayed and may eventually reap rewards from its shareholding in AvtoVAZ and the Lada brand, which commands 20 per cent of an improving market for new vehicle sales.


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.

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.

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Renault forms JV with Brilliance for China LCV

15 December 2017

Renault and Brilliance China Automotive Holdings [BMW's car JV partner] have inked a joint venture to manufacture and sell light commercial vehicles (LCV) using Jinbei, Renault and Huasong brands aiming for 150,000 sales annually by 2022 and an acceleration of electrifying powertrains.


Renault opens new Dieppe Alpine A110 line

15 December 2017

Renault chairman and CEO, Carlos Ghosn, as well as France’s Minister for Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire, have inaugurated the new Alpine A110 production line at the automaker's facility in Dieppe, Normandy, the brand’s original home.


Renault takes stake in magazines publisher

14 December 2017

Groupe Renault is to take a stake in a French publisher of magazines in a move that it says will help it to develop 'editorial services' for the passengers of autonomous cars in the future.


Morocco OEM/supplier deal to create 11,500 jobs

12 December 2017

Morocco has inked a huge raft of automotive deals with international OEMS and suppliers worth around US$1.5bn and creating more than 11,500 jobs.


Renault to start Madrid Zity car-sharing service

8 December 2017

Renault and Ferrovial will start providing 500 all-electric Zoe vehicles in Madrid this month through the Zity car sharing scheme using smartphone applications.


Renault unveils new Alliance/Daimler petrol engine

7 December 2017

Renault has unveiled a new direct injection turbocharged 1.3L petrol engine co-developed by the Alliance and Daimler.


Groupe Renault announces senior management changes

7 December 2017

Current AvtoVAZ president and CEO, Nicolas Maure, has been appointed SVP, chairman of Eurasia Region to replace Denis Le Vot, who will take on new responsibilities within Renault- Nissan-Mitsubishi.


4.0 to drive emerging economies - Grammer Serbia

6 December 2017

Fast-moving economies will be able to take advantage of Industry 4.0 techniques as their need to operate at faster rates capitalises on new technologies to drive efficiencies.


South Korean domestic sales fall 3% in November

4 December 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 3.1% to 140,342 units in November from 144,814 units a year earlier, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


Renault teams with EU Scoop project on autonomous

1 December 2017

Renault is working with the European Union (EU) on its V2V and V2X Scoop programme to test new technology on its Renault Méganes vehicles and is in the process of recruiting fleet partners to be part of the next-generation project.


Renault upbeat on Korean EV market

24 November 2017

Renault is upbeat on prospects for EV sales in South Korea according to an interview given by a Renault executive to the Korea Herald.


Renault Samsung boosts SM3 EV range

23 November 2017

Renault Samsung Motors has launched an updated SM3 ZE (zero emissions or full EV) at the Daegu International Future Auto Expo in South Korea.


First Global NCAP South Africa results poor

22 November 2017

The first Global NCAP independent crash test assessment of some of South Africa's most popular compact and small cars has delivered poor results, as expected for markets where cars are sold with less standard safety equipment than in Europe. The crashworthiness results of the five cars tested show a wide range of safety performance, from four to zero stars for adult protection, with the lowest ratings resulting in a high probability of life threatening injury in a road crash.


just-auto Plus only Renault UK opens orders for Trafic SpaceClass

21 November 2017

Following its debut at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, the new Renault Trafic SpaceClass is now available to order in the UK, with pricing from GBP32,500 (US$43,051) excluding VAT. The launch of the Trafic SpaceClass strengthens the award-winning Renault...


Renault and Al-Futtaim team for Pakistan assembly

20 November 2017

Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim have inked definitive agreements for assembly and distribution of the French automaker's vehicles in Pakistan.


just-auto Plus only Renault autonomous car can avoid obstacles

8 November 2017

Groupe Renault announced it has developed an autonomous control system that can handle challenging driving scenarios. In an industry first, the system can demonstrate road obstacle avoidance as well as professional test drivers. These drivers served as the...


Renault developed better ADAS obstacle avoidance

7 November 2017

The Renault Group said it had developed an autonomous control system that handles challenging driving scenarios and, as a claimed industry first, has obstacle avoidance capability as good as professional test drivers.


Paris nets EUR55m profit as Renault stake now 15%

3 November 2017

France's state shareholding in Renault is to revert to 15% after Paris' decision to sell nearly 5% of its stake worth EUR1.24bn (US$1.41bn) in the automaker.


South Korean domestic sales fall 11% in October

2 November 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 11% to 112,729 units in October from 126,660 units a year earlier, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


Groupe Renault Q3 revenue up 15.9%

25 October 2017

Groupe Renault revenues were posted at EUR12,218m (US$14,368m) in the third quarter of 2017 (up 15.9%). Excluding the impact of the consolidation of Avtovaz, Group revenues increased by 9.8% to EUR11,584m (up 12.2% at constant exchange rates).


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...


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.


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.

Renault S.A. news

Renault forms JV with Brilliance for China LCV

15 December 2017

Renault and Brilliance China Automotive Holdings [BMW's car JV partner] have inked a joint ventur...


Renault opens new Dieppe Alpine A110 line

15 December 2017

Renault chairman and CEO, Carlos Ghosn, as well as France's Minister for Economy and Finance, Bru...


Renault takes stake in magazines publisher

14 December 2017

Groupe Renault is to take a stake in a French publisher of magazines in a move that it says will...


Morocco OEM/supplier deal to create 11,500 jobs

12 December 2017

Morocco has inked a huge raft of automotive deals with international OEMS and suppliers worth aro...


Renault to start Madrid Zity car-sharing service

8 December 2017

Renault and Ferrovial will start providing 500 all-electric Zoe vehicles in Madrid this month thr...


Renault unveils new Alliance/Daimler petrol engine

7 December 2017

Renault has unveiled a new direct injection turbocharged 1.3L petrol engine co-developed by the A...



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