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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.


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 C-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.

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.

Latest news


Renault appoints François Renard as global marketing director

15 November 2018

Renault has appointed François Renard as global marketing director, reporting to COO, Thierry Bolloré, COO.


Renault-Nissan invests in Li-ion 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, mobility navigation start-up

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...


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 & Regions 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%.


Renault-Nissan invests in Coord, US mobility data platform

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.


just-auto Plus only Renault receives Kangoo EV vans order from UK utility 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 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 best French market performance in years

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 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 and energy saving 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.


just-auto Plus only Renault introduces EZ-PRO, an autonomous robo-pod 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.


Nissan announces new India strategy

7 September 2018

Nissan has announced a new strategy for India which will see it launch new products, strengthen the Nissan and Datsun brands, expand its dealer network, optimise flexible manufacturing and boost R&D facilities together with Alliance automakers also operating in the country.


Renault-Nissan Alliance global sales up 5.1% in H1 2018

30 July 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the automotive alliance, has announced that combined unit sales at its member companies rose 5.1% to a new record of 5,538,530 vehicles in the six months to 30 June 2018.


just-auto Plus only Renault-Nissan Alliance announces senior management changes

30 July 2018

Effective 1 August 2018, Marie-Francoise Damesin will retire from her Human Resources leadership positions both at the Alliance and at Groupe Renault. As regards to her HR position at the Alliance, Arun Bajaj is appointed Alliance SVP, Human Resources. He...


Renault unveils H1 operating margin up 5% to EUR1.9bn

27 July 2018

Renault has recorded half-year operating margin up 5% to EUR1.9bn (US$2.2bn) compared with EUR1.8bn last year, representing 6.4% of revenue.


Renault teams with ADA for Paris electric rental

25 July 2018

Renault is to cooperate with ADA, a subsidiary of the Rousselet Group and vehicle rental operator with more than 100 agencies in the Paris region.


just-auto Plus only Asean NCAP announces results for MG 3 and 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 Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi opens new parts distribution centre in Australia

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 Level 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.


Defiant Renault will "not abandon" Iran as sanctions loom

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 and partners testing first 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 of electric trucks

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 news

Renault appoints François Renard as global marketing director

15 November 2018

Renault has appointed François Renard as global marketing director, reporting to COO, Thie...


Renault-Nissan invests in Li-ion 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, mobility navigation start-up

6 November 2018

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


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...


Renault appoints Olivier Murguet as Sales & Regions EVP

26 October 2018

Renault has appointed Olivier Murguet as EVP of the automaker's new Sales & Regions Division,...



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