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Volkswagen outpaced the domestic carmakers in France last month

Volkswagen outpaced the domestic carmakers in France last month

The French car registration data published on Monday for the month of January shows Volkswagen in a stronger position than anticipated, outpacing Renault and PSA Peugeot Citroen. According to data released by the country’s main auto industry body – Comité des Constructeurs Français d’Automobiles -, French car registrations rose 3.9 […]

Renault just produced its millionth Kangoo in France

Renault just produced its millionth Kangoo in France

The millionth Kangoo has rolled out of Renault’s Maubeuge facility in France, with Japan as its final destination. Making its official debut in 1998 and then redesigned in 2007, Renault’s Kangoo light utility vehicle has been produced in 1 million units, the automaker announced. The second-generation model marking this milestone […]

Renault denies need for software update

Renault denies need for software update

The French automaker rejects the alleged news about offering voluntary emissions-system updates for about 700,000 vehicles starting this summer. In a brief statement, Renault has confirmed that a recall campaign is already in progress for approximately 15,000 cars powered by the dCi 110-horsepower engine and the purpose of the callback […]

Renault to recall 15,800 Captur models for emissions issues

Renault to recall 15,800 Captur models for emissions issues

The results of the investigation made by the French government enforce Renault to recall more than 15,000 of its small Captur crossovers to adjust their pollution filtering systems. It seems that after yesterday’s meeting – when Renault appeared before the French government commission to give further explanations on why some […]

France – Dacia launches the automated manual gearbox

France – Dacia launches the automated manual gearbox

Following the official announcement at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, Dacia has now introduced in France for the first time on selected models the new automatic manual Easy-R transmission. The Romanian Dacia brand – Renault’s affordable marquee – continues to expand its lineup and model range by also offering […]

France will lower stake in Renault to 15%

France will lower stake in Renault to 15%

France has decided to reduce the stake it has in the French carmaker Renault from 19.7% to 15% and expressed its wish for the governance structure of the Renault-Nissan alliance to stay the same. The Economy Minister of France, Emmanuel Macron, made the announcement after the French Prime Minister, Manuel […]