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Paris show debuts list - 300hp Renault Megane RS

19 July 2018

The public world premiere of the Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy will take place at the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile.


PLANT FOCUS - Alpine's Dieppe sportscar factory

11 July 2018

The question comes to mind - why is Societe des Automobiles Alpine SAS in Dieppe, northern France, a straight shot across La Manche (the English Channel) and a popular ferry ride from Newhaven for thousands of holidaymakers? Turns out the town, where memorials to an unsuccessful 1942 Allied raid on Hitler's Fortress Europe abound, was home to one Jean Redele, a Dieppe garage proprietor who enjoyed motorsport success with the Renault 4CV and founded Alpine in 1955.


Moscow Motor Show - Renault Crossover world debut

27 June 2018

Renault is the first manufacturer to confirm that it will reveal a new model at this year's Moscow motor show. The event runs between 29 August and 9 September.


Renault-Nissan platforms for future Mitsubishis

31 May 2018

The final make to be looked at in the Groupe Renault and Nissan Motor series is Mitsubishi Motors (MMC). Earlier insights focused on Alpine and Renault, Dacia, Lada, RSM, Datsun, Nissan and Infiniti.

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


Pure EV "final destination" for industry-Renault

19 July 2018

Renault says pure EV vehicles will represent the "final destination" of the automotive industry as the sector continues to power ahead at around 50% per year growth of the market, although the manufacturer cautions on price.


Renault H1 sales up 9.8% driven by emerging market

16 July 2018

Groupe Renault sales volumes were up 9.8% in the first-half helped by the inclusion of the two brands Jinbei and Huasong (over 85,000 units combined). On a like-for-like basis Groupe Renault sales increased 5.3% in a global market up 4.2%.


South Korean vehicle sales down 5.7% in June

11 July 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers combined fell by 5.7% to 131,827 vehicles in June from 139,842 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only Asean NCAP announces results for MG 3/Renault Kwid

11 July 2018

In recent months, the New Car Assessment Programme for South East Asian Countries (Asean NCAP) has tested two car models for the third quarter of 2018. The tested models were the MG 3, available in the Thailand market and the Renault Kwid, sold in Indonesian...


just-auto Plus only Alliance opens new parts distribution centre

9 July 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi announced the opening of a state-of-the-art National Distribution Centre in Melbourne, Australia. The shared parts and accessories warehouse is a first for Alliance member companies, which globally sold more than 10.6m vehicles in...


Renault outlines Level 2 to 4 autonomous thinking

4 July 2018

Renault says the leap between autonomous driving levels is vast as the automaker wrestles with how to marry human activities with machine understanding.


Renault and Paris team for electric mobility

4 July 2018

Renault and the City of Paris are to gradually roll out a commercial offer of electric mobility for Parisians, Ile-de-France residents and visitors, starting in September this year.


South Korean sales down 5.7% in June

3 July 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 5.7% to 131,827 vehicles in June from 139,842 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


Rostec launches Avtovaz shares offer

3 July 2018

Avtovaz's majority shareholder, Alliance Rostec Auto has filed a package of tender offer documents with the Central Bank of Russia to launch a mandatory tender offer in respect of the Russian automaker's shares held by minority shareholders.


Defiant Renault will "not abandon" Iran

29 June 2018

Renault is insisting it will "not abandon" Iran as manufacturers struggle to understand the impact of US sanctions against Tehran.


just-auto Plus only Renault testing on-demand shared mobility service

29 June 2018

Metropole Rouen Normandie, Transdev Group, Groupe Renault, Matmut—partners in the Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab initiative—are testing, with the support of the Normandy Region and Banque des Territoires, the first on-demand shared mobility service...


just-auto Plus only Renault Trucks presents second generation eTrucks

28 June 2018

After ten years of experimentation under actual operating conditions with its customer-partners, Renault Trucks unveil its second generation of all-electric vehicles: the Renault Master ZE, Renault Trucks D ZE and Renault Trucks D Wide ZE, a complete range...


Renault's Dacia, 50, eyes the future

25 June 2018

Dacia, the Renault Group's Romanian unit, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, but has its sights set firmly on the future.


Dacia Sandero tops Europe private retail sales

25 June 2018

What car sold the most to private, retail customers across Europe last year? Would you believe the Dacia Sandero with more than a quarter of a million sales into that sector?


Renault ploughs EUR1bn into France EV development

14 June 2018

Renault is accelerating the deployment of its Drive The Future plan with an investment of more than EUR1bn (US$1.2bn) for the development and production of electric vehicles in France.


Ghosn to step down early as Renault CEO - report

14 June 2018

Carlos Ghosn could step down early from his post as head of Renault, according to an interview with the Financial Times.


Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi synergies up

13 June 2018

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has reported a 14% increase in annual synergies to EUR5.7bn in 2017, up from EUR5bn in 2016. The Alliance said it benefited from growing cost savings, incremental revenues and cost avoidance.


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP announces results for two models

13 June 2018

Latin NCAP’s third round of results for 2018 was released with encouraging results from the recently launched Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross with five stars for adults and three stars for child protection and once again a disappointing result for the Renault...


South Korean sales down 1.3% in May

4 June 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 1.3% to 133,663 vehicles in May from 135,443 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


SPIEF 18-Russia at start of electric road- Renault

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.

Renault S.A. news

Pure EV "final destination" for industry-Renault

19 July 2018

Renault says pure EV vehicles will represent the "final destination" of the automotive industry a...


Paris show debuts list - 300hp Renault Megane RS

19 July 2018

The public world premiere of the Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy will take place at the Paris M...


Renault H1 sales up 9.8% driven by emerging market

16 July 2018

Groupe Renault sales volumes were up 9.8% in the first-half helped by the inclusion of the two br...


PLANT FOCUS - Alpine's Dieppe sportscar factory

11 July 2018

The question comes to mind - why is Societe des Automobiles Alpine SAS in Dieppe, northern France...


South Korean vehicle sales down 5.7% in June

11 July 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 5.7% to 131,827 vehi...


just-auto Plus only Asean NCAP announces results for MG 3/Renault Kwid

11 July 2018

In recent months, the New Car Assessment Programme for South East Asian Countries (Asean NCAP) ha...



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