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Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Audi RS 6 Avant

21 August 2019

Boasting a 441kW (600PS) mild hybrid version of the Volkswagen Group's biturbo 4.0-litre V8, the new Audi RS 6 will have its motor show world premiere at the Frankfurt IAA.


ANALYSIS - Megane Renault Sport 280

3 July 2019

The depth of engineering excellence in Renault's Mégane R.S. derivatives prove that the basic car is deserving of a lot more success than it enjoys.


Renault and Alpine future models

13 May 2019

As Renault approaches mid-year and its AGM on 12 June, the group is in good shape. The first quarter was a strong one for the company's namesake brand and the new product pipeline is brim with fresh models due out very soon, the fifth generation Clio being the most important of those.


Auto Shanghai 2019 - world premieres list

17 April 2019

Auto Shanghai took place across 12 halls, each of which has two levels, with total floor space of 360,000 square metres quoted by the organiser. There were 136 scheduled press conferences on 16 and 17 April plus multiple events which took place in the days (and weeks) beforehand as OEMs attempted to have their brands' voices heard in the welter of announcements.

Latest interviews


Q&A with Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance

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 to develop new powertrain concepts targeting CO2 reduction – 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.


Q&A with JATCO Ltd

14 October 2014

Calum MacRae talked to JATCO's Yuko Fujita. JATCO holds 49% of the world CVT market. JATCO, 75% held by Nissan Motor Company, was exhibiting at the Paris Motor Show for the first time.

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just-auto Plus only Infiniti completes track testing of hybrid powertrain for Project Black S

16 August 2019

Infiniti and Renault F1 Team have completed the track-focused development of the unique high-performance, dual-hybrid powertrain created for the Infiniti Project Black S prototype. The development work was signed off at Salzburgring in Austria by Renault F1...


Renault H1 net income plunges 49% to EUR1.05bn

26 July 2019

Renault has posted first-half net income down almost 50% to EUR1.05bn (US$1.16bn), while revenue also fell 6.4% to EUR28.1bn after what the manufacturer describes as a "degradation in demand."


BP's Castrol does service refill deal with Renault Group

24 July 2019

Renault Group said BP global lubricant business Castrol would supply dealers' service refill requirements from 1 January 2020.


Coscharis to assemble Nigeria Logan and Duster brands

18 July 2019

Coscharis is to start assembling Renault's Logan and Duster brands in Nigeria, as well as distribute them from October this year. 


Renault and Jiangling establish China JV

17 July 2019

Renault and Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) are establishing a joint venture to promote the development of the EV industry in China, following a first agreement in December last year.


Mercedes diesel scores same 'clean air' points as electrics

11 July 2019

Green NCAP, the consumer programme for greener cars, said the Mercedes C220d 4Matic (4WD) scored maximum points for the clean air index, the same as electric vehicles, in its second round of results announced on 11 July.


Renault inks deal with global unions

11 July 2019

Renault has inked a social dialogue agreement with ten trade union federations or labour bodies represented in the Group Works Council.


South Korean market down in June

3 July 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers fell by 5.2% to 124,963 units in June 2019 from 131,827 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


Renault launching Captur PHEV next year

3 July 2019

Renault claims its redesigned Captur - announced today - will be the first model in its class to offer a plug-in hybrid powertrain.


Renault brings everyone together in new Romania HQ

28 June 2019

Renault has officially opened a new headquarters in Bucharest, Romania, 20 years after taking over Dacia (which built its cars under licence in the Communist era).


Alliance Ventures invests in Mobility House to boost electric mobility

28 June 2019

Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced an investment in The Mobility House, a technology company that provides a platform for integrating vehicle batteries into power grids using intelligent charging, energy and storage solutions.


Renault launches sub-4m Triber MPV

20 June 2019

Seeking to revitalise falling sales in the Indian market, Renault has announced the Triber, an additional model which will be manufactured at the Alliance's RNAIPL plant in Tamil Nadu.


Renault again gives Zoe longer legs

17 June 2019

Renault has given its little Zoe EV a third update with 52 kWh battery and an additional 100kW R135 electric motor option and boosted range to 242 miles under WLTP conditions.


South Korean sales up slightly in May

4 June 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers increased by just 0.5% to 133,719 units in May 2019 from 133,062 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP announces results for Toyota Rav 4 and Renault Kangoo

24 May 2019

Latin NCAP’s third set of results for 2019 was released with a solid five stars result and Advanced Awards for the Toyota Rav 4 and a weak three stars result for adult occupants for the Renault Kangoo. The recently launched Toyota Rav 4, produced in...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP scores seven new cars five star rating

23 May 2019

Euro NCAP published the safety ratings of seven new vehicles, among which three have made their first appearance this year: Audi’s first fully electric model, the e-tron, Volkswagen T-Roc’s smaller brother the T-Cross and the hybrid Lexus UX. Euro...


Vulog and Renault team on car sharing

21 May 2019

Vulog and Renault are collaborating to manufacture car-sharing vehicles, starting immediately.


Renault unveils autonomous Ez-Pod

20 May 2019

Renault has unveiled Ez-Pod, an exploratory electric and autonomous vehicle for on-demand travel across short distances.


Renault teams with La Poste for last mile research

16 May 2019

Groupe Renault is to conduct an initial experiment with La Poste of its EZ-FLEX light commercial vehicle to gain better understanding of future urban delivery practices.


Renault shows off mobility moves at Viva Tech

16 May 2019

Following on from its 2018 unveiling of three concept cars as its "vision of the mobility of the future", Renault Group has showcased new vehicles, partnerships and experiments for "the mobility of tomorrow".


Renault starts Paris transport laboratory

15 May 2019

Renault has inaugurated its Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab to devise and test different smart, autonomous, electric and shared public and private mobility services to supplement existing transportation systems in the Paris-Saclay area.


South Korean sales up slightly in April

2 May 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers increased by 1.6% to 136,296 units in April 2019 from 134,197 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


France hails Fonderies du Poitou Liberty takeover

2 May 2019

French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire has welcomed the takeover of Renault supplier, Fonderies du Poitou d'Ingrandes-sur-Vienne, by GFG Alliance division, Liberty, saving 623 jobs.


Shanghai sees new Renault baby EV

16 April 2019

Renault has launched a new, small, SUV-style EV for China at the Shanghai show.


just-auto Plus only Renault and Nissan open new R&D centre in Shanghai

15 April 2019

Renault and Nissan, the French and Japanese automotive alliance partners, announced the establishment of a new research and development joint venture in Shanghai, China, the Alliance Automotive Research and Development (Shanghai), which will be referred to as...


Alliance launches Intelligent Cloud

20 March 2019

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has unveiled production release of the Alliance Intelligent Cloud, a new platform enabling RNM to deliver connected services in vehicles sold in nearly 200 markets.


PSA poaches Renault's sales and marketing chief

18 March 2019

PSA has poached Renault's sales and marketing chief to carry out a similar role across its five brands.


Mann out at Mitsubishi after Alliance executive shake-up

13 March 2019

The British born chief operating officer of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), Trevor Mann, is to leave the automaker on 31 March, according to a press statement, and will be replaced by Ashwani Gupta.


South Korea deregulates LPG car segment

13 March 2019

South Korea enacted legislation this week which allows private motorists to buy vehicles powered by liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), in response to rising environmental concerns in the country.


Renault UK names Jean-Philippe Roubes as dealer director

8 March 2019

Groupe Renault UK has appointed Jean-Philippe Roubes as Customer Experience and Dealer Network Development director.

Renault news

Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Audi RS 6 Avant

21 August 2019

Boasting a 441kW (600PS) mild hybrid version of the Volkswagen Group's biturbo 4.0-litre V8, the...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti completes track testing of hybrid powertrain for Project Black S

16 August 2019

Infiniti and Renault F1 Team have completed the track-focused development of the unique high-perf...


Renault H1 net income plunges 49% to EUR1.05bn

26 July 2019

Renault has posted first-half net income down almost 50% to EUR1.05bn (US$1.16bn), while revenue...


BP's Castrol does service refill deal with Renault Group

24 July 2019

Renault Group said BP global lubricant business Castrol would supply dealers' service refill...


Coscharis to assemble Nigeria Logan and Duster brands

18 July 2019

Coscharis is to start assembling Renault's Logan and Duster brands in Nigeria, as well as distrib...


Renault and Jiangling establish China JV

17 July 2019

Renault and Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) are establishing a joint venture to promote...



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