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Geneva motor show - Volkswagen Golf GTI, GTD & GTE

27 February 2020

Volkswagen has announced official details of the Golf GTE, GTD and GTI, each of which will be a world debut at the Geneva motor show.


Management briefing - 2020 Geneva motor show preview

25 February 2020

This year's Geneva Salon might be remembered as the show where there was no stand-out star, although there will certainly be many important prototypes and production models making their world debuts. Let's not also overlook the fact that one or more OEMs could still spring a surprise or two.


Chinese auto industry impacted hard by coronavirus

3 February 2020

China's automotive industry is expected to take a massive hit from the rapid spread of the corona virus in the last two weeks, at least in the first quarter of the year but very possibly for longer.


2020 Brussels motor show world debuts

9 January 2020

Groupe Renault and Groupe PSA were the two main OEMs with world premieres at the 98th Brussels motor show.

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 SUEZ wins two contracts in the automobile sector in Morocco

27 February 2020

SUEZ confirms its leading position in the industrial waste management in Morocco by winning two 3-year contracts worth a total of 17.6 million euros. The Group will support PSA and Renault in the treatment and recovery of their industrial waste. Morocco...


Renault launches Twingo EV

24 February 2020

Renault has launched an electric version of the Twingo, a rear engined ICE model which shares its platform with Daimler's Smart ForFour.


just-auto Plus only 2019: Another record year for RCI Bank and Services despite a downturn in the automotive market

18 February 2020

Despite a downturn of the automotive sector, RCI Bank and Services stabilized its financing contract volumes, achieved a record penetration rate and continued to develop its services business. Thanks to this commercial performance, RCI Bank and Services...


Renault 2019 net income plummets to EUR19m

14 February 2020

Renault has posted 2019 net income of EUR19m compared to EUR3.45bn, while sales fell 3.4% to 3.8m units


just-auto Plus only Groupe Renault meets revised 2019 financial targets

14 February 2020

Despite a troubled context, Groupe Renault achieved its targets, revised in October, with a 4.8% Group operating margin and a positive Automotive operational free cash flow. Highlights: Sales at 3.8 million units, down -3.4%. Group revenues down...


Automakers plan gradual resumption of China output

10 February 2020

Some carmakers were likely to have restarted output at China factories after shutting temporarily due to the coronavirus, media reports on Monday ( February) said.


Renault to shutter Busan plant for four days

10 February 2020

Renault is to close its Busan plant in South Korea from 11 – 14 February as the automaker grapples with the fallout from the evolving coronavirus crisis, which has now seen 908 deaths.


South Korean sales plunge 15% in January

4 February 2020

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers plunged by over 15% to 99,602 units in January 2020 from 117,464 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance details new 'framework'

30 January 2020

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has outlined a new 'framework' it said would "further reinforce its business model and strengthen its management structure". All three companies reiterated that the Alliance was essential for strategic growth and enhanced competitiveness for each company. An initial move will see Renault assemble a variant of its Trafic van for Mitsubishi to sell in Oceania (essentially Australia and New Zealand).


Renault works with China as France plans Wuhan evacuation

28 January 2020

Renault says it is working with the French Foreign Ministry (Quai d'Orsay) as well as the Chinese government in order to assess the mounting crisis in Wuhan where the coronavirus has seen the city put on effective lock-down.


just-auto Plus only INCIT-EV project: Innovative electric charging solutions to be tested in Europe

23 January 2020

Groupe Renault announces the official launch of the INCIT-EV project, in collaboration with 32 partners in Europe. This project aims to promote electromobility via user-centric experiments of innovating charging technologies for electric vehicles. 7 USE...


Renault posts 2019 sales down 3.4% to 3.8m vehicles

17 January 2020

Renault has recorded 2019 global sales down 3.4% to 3.8m vehicles, in a market which declined 4.8%.


just-auto Plus only The new Renault E-Tech world premiere at the Brussels Motor Show

10 January 2020

Groupe Renault ramps-up its electric vehicle strategy with innovative hybrid technology applied to two flagship models in its range: ‘full hybrid’ with the New Clio E-TECH, ‘full plug-in hybrid’ with the New Captur E-TECH...


Renault teams with Otodo for home communications

7 January 2020

Renault is developing a service enabling automatic and secure interaction and communication between cars and connected objects in homes


just-auto Plus only The Groupe Renault achieves its best sales year in 9 years and Clio confirms its position as the best-selling vehicle in France

6 January 2020

The Groupe Renault's passenger car and light commercial vehicle sales rose to 698,690 units in a market that grew by 2.3%. This was the Groupe Renault's best year in terms of sales volumes since 2010. Its market share stood at...


just-auto Plus only Hadi Zablit appointed Renault-Nissan Alliance General Secretary

5 December 2019

As of December 9th, Hadi Zablit is appointed Alliance General Secretary, reporting to the Alliance Operating Board and the CEOs of the three companies. The Alliance General Secretary will coordinate and facilitate major Alliance projects that are to be...


Renault invests in micro-mobility with Nino Robotics

4 December 2019

Renault's Social and Sustainable Impact Department has signed a partnership with Nino Robotics, designer of a new type of seated, personal transporters aimed at changing the perception of transport solutions adapted to people with disabilities or reduced mobility.


Renault develops recycled fabric

15 November 2019

Renault has co-developed fabric made from 100% recycled materials for the new Zoe.


just-auto Plus only Renault uses ESI virtual prototyping for Clio 5 concept

15 November 2019

ESI Group, world player in virtual prototyping software and services for industrials, supported its strategic partner Renault Group in the realization of the new Clio 5 concept. Thanks to this collaboration and a consortium of partners, the Clio 5 obtained...


just-auto Plus only Symbio to equip Renault electric utility vehicles with hydrogen range-extender

28 October 2019

On 22 October the Renault Group announced the launch of the KANGOO Z.E. Hydrogen for the end of 2019, and the MASTER Z.E. Hydrogen for 2020. Symbio, a subsidiary of the Michelin Group and at the core of a joint venture currently being founded with Faurecia,...


just-auto Plus only Renault: Revenues of €11.3 billion in the third quarter of 2019

28 October 2019

In the third quarter, Groupe Renault sold 852,198 vehicles, down -4.4% in a market that fell by -3.2%. Excluding Iran, the decrease would have been -1.8% in a market down -2.3%. In Europe, the Group recorded a -3.4% decline in sales in a market up +2.4%....


Renault Q3 revenue down 1.6% to EUR11.3bn

25 October 2019

Renault has recorded third-quarter revenue down 1.6% to EUR11.3bn (US$12.6bn), while selling 4.4% fewer vehicles for a total of 852,198 in a global market which fell 3.2%.


Renault adds hydrogen range extender to e-LCV

23 October 2019

Renault says it is to add hydrogen fuel capability to extend the use of its electric light commercial vehicles (LCVs). The addition of a hydrogen fuel cell powered range extender makes the van more suitable for operators who do high mileage journeys and would value the additional range it allows. 


Renault hydrogen Kangoo/Master for 2020

22 October 2019

Renault will unveil its Kangoo ZE and Master ZE hydrogen vehicles in 2020.


just-auto Plus only Groupe Renault starts public trial of its on-demand car service using autonomous, electric and shared ZOE Cab

15 October 2019

This daytime service, using electric, autonomous and shared Renault ZOE Cab prototypes, will allow panelists to move freely around the Paris-Saclay urban campus, for everyday mobility: go to one of the schools or laboratories on the campus, head to lunch, play...


Renault starts autonomous shared cab trials

14 October 2019

Renault has started a public trial of its on-demand car service using autonomous, electric and shared Zoe cabs on the Paris-Saclay urban campus.


just-auto Plus only Groupe Renault, Waymo and the Paris Region are exploring setting up an autonomous mobility service between Roissy-Charles De Gaulle and La Defense

14 October 2019

To make France a leading country for the development of the autonomous vehicle, an innovative program of experimentations supported par the government, EVRA,  is in progress. Groupe Renault participates in this program via a consortium of the PFA, the...


just-auto Plus only Groupe Renault creates RENAULT M.A.I. (Mobility as an Industry) to accelerate its development in new mobility services and build strategic partnerships

10 October 2019

Bringing together all the Group's mobility activities within a single entity will create synergies, simplify the decision-making process, clarify existing offers and create new ones. RENAULT M.A.I. will also be a lever to gather other actors around...


just-auto Plus only Mobility Consulting by Renault, a new service to support businesses as they move to lower-carbon mobility

2 October 2019

As the the global warming fight becomes a growing concern, and as regulation begins to affect business mobility (low emission zones, taxation etc.), many companies commit to reduce their carbon footprint. Electrification of their fleets will make a major...


just-auto Plus only Renault launches the all-new Kwid – more stylish and fully loaded

2 October 2019

After the tremendous success of Kwid in India, the all-new Kwid is a breakthrough product in terms of design, innovation and modernity, while offering even more value and best-in-class cost of ownership. Built on the pillars of attractiveness and...

Renault news

Geneva motor show - Volkswagen Golf GTI, GTD & GTE

27 February 2020

Volkswagen has announced official details of the Golf GTE, GTD and GTI, each of which will be a w...


just-auto Plus only SUEZ wins two contracts in the automobile sector in Morocco

27 February 2020

SUEZ confirms its leading position in the industrial waste management in Morocco by winning two 3...


Management briefing - 2020 Geneva motor show preview

25 February 2020

This year's Geneva Salon might be remembered as the show where there was no stand-out star, altho...


Renault launches Twingo EV

24 February 2020

Renault has launched an electric version of the Twingo, a rear engined ICE model which shares its...


just-auto Plus only 2019: Another record year for RCI Bank and Services despite a downturn in the automotive market

18 February 2020

Despite a downturn of the automotive sector, RCI Bank and Services stabilized its financing contr...


Renault 2019 net income plummets to EUR19m

14 February 2020

Renault has posted 2019 net income of EUR19m compared to EUR3.45bn, while sales fell 3.4% to 3.8m...



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