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Geneva motor show world debut list - BJA Renault Clio

18 January 2019

Global debuts for the 2019 Geneva motor show are listed below. The latest addition to just-auto's roster of world premieres is the production version of Groupe Renault's BJA project: the new Clio.


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.

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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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Renault 2018 sales up 3% to 3.9m vehicles

18 January 2019

Groupe Renault has posted 2018 sales up 3.2% to 3.9m vehicles, while integrating the Jinbei and Huasong brands, although at 2017 scope, volumes declined by 1.2% in a world market down 0.3%.


Alliance Ventures invests in retail start-up Tekion

17 January 2019

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi's venture capital arm, Alliance Ventures, has announced an investment in US company, Tekion.


Renault to take share of China EV company JMEV

20 December 2018

Renault is to take a significant, but unspecified part of JMEV, a subsidiary of JMCG, a major EV player in China.


Renault expands car-sharing to Nice

20 December 2018

Renault says it is extending its car share service to Nice. From January 2019, via the Renault Mobility service, the latest generation Zoe will be available for rent by everyone, everywhere in the city.


Renault commits to suppliers as Ghosn stays silent

23 November 2018

Interim Renault CEO, Thierry Bolloré, says it will make working with its suppliers a priority while the French automaker attempts to make sense of what is happening to Carlos Ghosn in Japan


Nissan sacks Ghosn as chairman

22 November 2018

Nissan has dismissed Carlos Ghosn as chairman as well as representative director, Greg Kelly following its investigation into what it says is "misconduct.


French govt insists on Ghosn "presumption of innocence"

22 November 2018

France's Deputy Finance Minister says the government is not able to make any decision surrounding Carlos Ghosn as he is currently being detained by Japanese authorities.


Recaro Automotive Seating to supply Renault with performance seats

22 November 2018

Recaro Automotive Seating said it would supply performance seats for the new Renault Megane RS Trophy.


Renault retains "temporarily incapacitated" Ghosn as CEO

21 November 2018

Renault says it is retaining Carlos Ghosn as CEO but has asked alliance partner, Nissan for "all information in their possession" while the Japanese automaker investigates the Brazilian-born Frenchman for what it says is "misconduct."


France-Japan Finance Ministers to meet for Alliance talks

21 November 2018

French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire and his Japanese counterpart, Hiroshige Seko, are to meet in Paris tomorrow (21 November) as the crisis surrounding Renault's CEO, Carlos Ghosn, shows no signs of dissipating.


Thierry Bolloré takes temporary Renault helm

20 November 2018

Renault says COO, Thierry Bolloré, will be "specifically in charge of the continuity of the Executive Committee of Groupe Renault," following CEO, Carlos Ghosn's arrest in Tokyo yesterday by Japanese authorities.


Ghosn "no longer" able to run Renault - finance minister

20 November 2018

France's Finance Minister says Renault CEO, Carlos Ghosn is "no longer in a position" to run the manufacturer following the automaker chief's arrest in Tokyo yesterday (19 November) concerning allegations of financial misconduct.


Renault board meets as Ghosn situation swirls

19 November 2018

Renault's board of directors is holding an urgent meeting "very shortly" in Paris to discuss Nissan's investigation of its chairman, Carlos Ghosn and representative director Greg Kelly regarding what the Japanese manufacturer says is "misconduct."


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...

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Geneva motor show world debut list - BJA Renault Clio

18 January 2019

Global debuts for the 2019 Geneva motor show are listed below. The latest addition to just-auto's...


Renault 2018 sales up 3% to 3.9m vehicles

18 January 2019

Groupe Renault has posted 2018 sales up 3.2% to 3.9m vehicles, while integrating the Jinbei and H...


Alliance Ventures invests in retail start-up Tekion

17 January 2019

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi's venture capital arm, Alliance Ventures, has announced an investment i...


Renault to take share of China EV company JMEV

20 December 2018

Renault is to take a significant, but unspecified part of JMEV, a subsidiary of JMCG, a major EV...


Renault expands car-sharing to Nice

20 December 2018

Renault says it is extending its car share service to Nice. From January 2019, via the Renault Mo...


Renault commits to suppliers as Ghosn stays silent

23 November 2018

Interim Renault CEO, Thierry Bolloré, says it will make working with its suppliers a prior...



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