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Brands related to this company: Dacia, Renault

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Duster lifts Dacia to same market share as Nissan

1 November 2018

The biggest mistake for anyone to make when summing up Dacia is to think of it as a provider of cheap, basic, boring cars. A major update for the Duster is now taking the brand right into the mainstream, with an emphasis on value rather than low pricing.


Alpine A110 - has Renault made a Porsche beater?

10 October 2018

The reinvention of Alpine as a high priced sports car marque seems to be working, as deliveries of the A110 accelerate towards the 2,000 level a year after production commenced. Just how good is the car itself though?


2018 Paris motor show - world debuts list

3 October 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 edition of the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile are named below.


2018 Moscow motor show world debuts list

29 August 2018

Below is a list of vehicle world premieres which appeared at the 2018 edition of the Moscow motor show.

Latest interviews


Interview - ex-Renault CEO Louis Schweitzer

31 July 2018

Among a long list of French industrialists treading a familiar path through Paris' elite business universities, is Louis Schweitzer, whose storied and glittering career takes in a breathtaking canter through the rarefied air of the country's very top jobs. Simon Warburton spoke to him on the fringes of the recent Forum on the European Automotive Industry (FEAL) in Lille.


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.

Latest news


Renault-Nissan invests in battery tech company

14 November 2018

Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced that it has invested in the latest round of funding in Enevate Corporation, an advanced lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology company based in Irvine, California.


New Renault van build for Maubeuge and Sandouville

8 November 2018

Renault has announced new van production at its manufacturing facilities in Maubeuge and Sandouville, France.


just-auto Plus only Alliance Ventures invests in Transit

6 November 2018

Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced that it has invested in the latest round of funding in Transit, a multi-modal transportation mobile app company based in Montreal, Canada. This marks the latest...


South Korean sales rebound 24% in October

5 November 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined rebounded by over 24% to 139,557 units in October from 112,332 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


EU Foreign Ministers condemn US-Iran sanctions

5 November 2018

Three European Foreign Ministers have jointly condemned the reimposition of economic sanctions against Iran imposed by Washington today (5 November) and have pledged to find ways for business to continue trading with Tehran.


Alliance Ventures leads WeRide.ai investment

31 October 2018

Alliance Ventures has become the lead investor of WeRide.ai, formerly JingChi.ai, China’s leading autonomous driving company focused on Level 4 (L4) self-driving technology, following completion of the company’s Series A funding.


Renault appoints Olivier Murguet as Sales EVP

26 October 2018

Renault has appointed Olivier Murguet as EVP of the automaker's new Sales & Regions Division, reporting to COO, Thierry Bolloré.


Renault Q3 down 6% weighed by Iran withdrawl

23 October 2018

Renault has posted third-quarter Group revenue down 6% to EUR11.5bn (US$13.2bn), partly due to currency devaluation and the automaker's withdrawal from Iran, although registrations rose 2.9%.


ACEA urges negotiators to avert worst-case Brexit

17 October 2018

Ahead of this evening’s EU Brexit summit, Europe’s auto manufacturers and suppliers have come together to issue a stark warning on the potentially far-reaching impacts of a no-deal scenario on their sector, which they say would threaten their very business model.


Renault and Brilliance progress their LCV JV

17 October 2018

Renault and Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Limited (Brilliance), who earlier this year formed a joint venture to manufacture and sell light commercial vehicles (LCVs), have signed a 'Strategic Cooperation agreement' with officials from Liaoning Province to further accelerate the growth of LCVs in China.


Renault-Nissan Alliance invests in Coord

12 October 2018

Alliance Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has announced that it led a US$5m Series A investment in Coord, the US mobility data platform.


Nissan Qashqai gets Daimler co-developed engine

12 October 2018

The Nissan Qashqai is now on sale in the UK with a new 1.3-litre petrol engine that is the fruit of the Renault-Nissan Alliance's collaboration with Daimler.


Renault inks three electromobility partnerships

11 October 2018

Renault Group has announced the signing of three new agreements with key stakeholders in the European energy markets. The latest ventures in association with EDF, Total and ENEL are part of its plan to develop a smart electric ecosystem to advance energy transition and promote the large-scale take-up of electric cars.


Dacia output up 4.8% YTD

10 October 2018

Renault's Dacia car factory in Mioveni, Romania, recorded a 4.8% increase in the number of units produced, in the first nine months of this year, to 242,600 cars, according to the company's data.


just-auto Plus only Renault receives Kangoo order from UK company

9 October 2018

Britain’s biggest electricity distributor is taking steps to electrify its London-based fleet with a delivery of eight Renault Kangoo Van ZE 33 panel vans. UK Power Networks will use the zero-emissions-in-use, 100% electric Renault Pro+ commercial...


Renault and Newfund invest in directional speaker

5 October 2018

Renault Group and Newfund have announced their investment in the French startup Akoustic Arts, specialised in directional sound, in order to accelerate its growth and enable it to pursue the wide scale development of its products.


South Korean sales fall 18% in September

3 October 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers combined fell by over 17.5% to 110,130 vehicles in September from 133,551 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


Paris - Renault shows 'premium robo-vehicle'

2 October 2018

At the Paris Motor Show Renault has unveiled 'EZ-Ultimo', described as a 'robo-vehicle concept' that comprises an autonomous, electric, connected, and shared mobility service solution 'offering a premium travel experience'.


Paris - New petrol engines for Dacia Duster

2 October 2018

Dacia has announced new engines and a more powerful navigation system.


Renault/ADA launch new ridesharing app in Paris

2 October 2018

Groupe Renault and ADA, a subsidiary of the Rousselet Group, are launching the Moov'in.Paris application, which will provide access to their free-floating car-sharing service for electric vehicles.


Paris - Renault expands electrification

2 October 2018

On the eve of the Paris show's first press day, Renault group chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a new, affordable urban electric vehicle for 2019, coming first to China, and new hybrid and plug-in hybrid options for three models in 2020.


Renault books strong French market performance

1 October 2018

In the first nine months of 2018, the Renault Group said, it benefited fully from the dynamics of the French automotive market (+6.3%), with passenger car + light commercial registrations up 6.5% to 531,107 vehicles sold for a 26.6% market share, up 0.1 point.


Indian Renault Lodgy gets dodgy NCAP test result

27 September 2018

The latest crash test results for India, announced to coincide with the inaugural Global NCAP World Congress in Delhi saw Maruti Suzuki achieve an encouraging four star result with the Vitara Brezza while Renault failed to impress with the zero star Lodgy.


Renault plans big energy storage system

26 September 2018

Renault is announcing the launch of its "Advanced Battery Storage" program, which aims to build the biggest 'energy stationary storage system' using EV batteries designed in Europe by 2020.


Renault develops EV battery stationary storage

25 September 2018

Renault group has launched of Advanced Battery Storage, a stationary storage system for energy developed exclusively from new and recycled EV batteries.


Renault UK relaunches scrappage scheme

21 September 2018

Renault UK is relaunching its scrappage scheme, enabling customers to save up to GBP5,000 (US$6,636) on a brand new car.


Renault promotes EV car sharing on French island

21 September 2018

The Renault group, Morbihan Energie, Les Cars Bleus and Enedis have joined together to develop FlexMobile to manage energy on the French island of Belle-Ile-en-Mer, off the coast of southern Brittany.


Adient offering market-tailored seats

21 September 2018

Adient says it is strengthening its position as the global leader in automotive seating by offering commercial vehicle manufacturers market-tailored driver and passenger seats.


just-auto Plus only Renault introduces EZ-PRO concept at Hannover show

20 September 2018

At the Hannover Motor Show, Groupe Renault introduced the world premiere of Renault EZ-PRO, an autonomous, electric, connected and shared robo-pod concept, for the future of agile, last-mile delivery solutions for every type of professional. Last-mile delivery...


Renault Alliance and Google team on Android system

18 September 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and Google are partnering to embed the Android operating system in vehicles sold by the alliance, providing infotainment and applications across multiple models and brands, scheduled to start in 2021.

Renault S.A. news

Renault-Nissan invests in battery tech company

14 November 2018

Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced...


New Renault van build for Maubeuge and Sandouville

8 November 2018

Renault has announced new van production at its manufacturing facilities in Maubeuge and Sandouvi...


just-auto Plus only Alliance Ventures invests in Transit

6 November 2018

Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced...


South Korean sales rebound 24% in October

5 November 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined rebounded by over 24% to 139,557...


EU Foreign Ministers condemn US-Iran sanctions

5 November 2018

Three European Foreign Ministers have jointly condemned the reimposition of economic sanctions ag...


Duster lifts Dacia to same market share as Nissan

1 November 2018

The biggest mistake for anyone to make when summing up Dacia is to think of it as a provider of c...



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