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Nissan preparing for Renault production in China

Nissan preparing for Renault production in China

Nissan Motor is preparing the ground for French carmaker Renault’s eventual move into China [for local production], Dow Jones reported today, citing Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn. When the decision is made by Renault to go to China, “we are going to find a network of suppliers, a network of dealers […]

Renault WIND unveiled

Renault WIND unveiled

Renault has unveiled today the first pictures and information of the new Wind, a coupe roadster capable of carrying two people and give up to its the roof in just 12 seconds. According to Renault, the way the roof retracts into the bodywork is innovative as it does not affect […]

Renault Remains In Formula 1

Renault Remains In Formula 1

Renault has decided to maintain its commitment to Formula One and welcomes the perspective of a strategic partnership with Genii Capital; a Luxemburg-based firm specialising in new technologies, brand management and motor sport. Following the proposed sale of a large stake of Renault F1 Team to Genii, both partners will […]

Renault considers building electric cars with AvtoVAZ

Renault considers building electric cars with AvtoVAZ

Renault would consider cooperating with AvtoVAZ on electric cars after the Russian manufacturer completes its reorganization, chief operating officer Patrick Pelata said Tuesday. The French carmaker has discussed jointly developing the models in Russia, Pelata said in an interview in Copenhagen, where Renault is presenting prototypes during the United Nations-sponsored […]

Russian Tech says Renault may up Avtovaz stake

Russian Tech says Renault may up Avtovaz stake

The head of state-owned conglomerate Russian Technologies said on Saturday French car maker Renault might raise its 25 pct stake in troubled Russian partner Avtovaz in future, but won’t do so now. “They said that they will at least keep their share package,” Sergei Chemezov said. “As far as raising […]

Renault Electric Fluence will be produced in Turkey

Renault Electric Fluence will be produced in Turkey

Following the announcement last week of the production site for the future electric, zero-emission Kangoo Van, Renault has now announced that the electric version of Fluence will be manufactured at the OYAK-Renault Bursa plant in Turkey. Production will start in the first half of 2011. Unveiled as Fluence Z.E. Concept, […]

Renault to make its new electric car in Spain

Renault to make its new electric car in Spain

French auto maker Renault said on Friday it would build its new electric car based on the Twizy Z.E. Concept at its Valladolid plant in northern Spain. Renault chose Valladolid for its know-how and competitiveness in making compact cars, and Spain for its proximity to the electric car’s target market […]

Renault to boost Q4 production more than 50 pct

Renault to boost Q4 production more than 50 pct

Renault said positive trends carried over into the third quarter from the second and sales declined less sharply than earlier in the year. The French carmaker said it would increase production by more than 50 percent in the fourth quarter, compared with the same period last year, when carmakers were […]

Renault Grand scenic – FIVE-STAR euroncap RATING

Renault Grand scenic – FIVE-STAR euroncap RATING

New Grand Scénic has been engineered to delivery exemplary active and passive safety performance, and features the same equipment package as the rest of the Mégane family: * twin side impact sensors, an innovation first seen on Laguna III, * six airbags, including two dual-chamber thorax/groin airbags, * the Renault […]

The new Megane Sport Tourer

The new Megane Sport Tourer

Following a deluge of new products in recent months, the latest model to appear in Renault showrooms from today is the latest incarnation of the Mégane Sport Tourer, with prices from £15,485. Premiered earlier in the year at the Geneva motor show alongside six other new models, the stylish debutant […]

Renault aims to double market share in Brazil

Renault aims to double market share in Brazil

Renault-Nissan must double its market share in Brazil to at least 10 percent to stay competitive and fend off rivals in Latin America’s largest economy, Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said on Wednesday. The automaker needs to add new models to foster growth in a market that sells about 3 million […]

Clio World Series and Megane Hatch World Series

Clio World Series and Megane Hatch World Series

Clio World Series and Mégane Hatch World Series – World Series by Renault will light up the 3.2-mile Silverstone Grand Prix circuit as Renault’s free festival of motorsport is expected to draw a crowd of over 100,000 as fans flock to see a thrilling weekend of action-packed racing including the […]