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Volkswagen and Renault-Nissan, top gainers from modular platforms


The MQB platform from the Volkswagen Group, launched on the 7th Golf generation seems to be the best solution out of all the modular options launched by car manufacturers, according to HIS Automotive analysts. In 2020, the car analysts are expecting the auto global market to have sold 27.8 million vehicles, a significant increase compared to this year’s estimates of 19.2 ...
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AvtoVAZ under full control of Renault Nissan alliance
Russia’s AvtoVAZ, the parent company of the well-known Lada brand, has come under the control of majority shareholder Renault-Nissan, as the deal was completed mid-June. The planning of the takeover – ...
Test Drive: Renault Clio TCe 120 EDC Dynamique
The new generation of the Renault Clio, the fourth one, has been introduced approximately two years ago, starting a revolution in design for the subcompact French car. We have recently ...
Daimler chief says new smart to bring profit
The Smart brand has been a mixed affair for Daimler, turning out unprofitable for years. Now, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche forecasts the newly developed FourFor model would be a hit, ...
PSA enlists another ex-Renault executive
PSA Peugeot Citroen is in the middle of revolutionary transformation, which thoroughly requires new “blood” and it looks like the company is looking no further than archrival Renault to get ...
Renault teasing new model, laps the Ring in under 8-min
The French based automaker Renault has recently released a first teaser image for a brand new model, which is supposedly capable of lapping the Nurburgring in less than 8 minutes. Over ...
Renault and Nissan Step Up Integration with New Alliance Management Team
Alliance partners Renault and Nissan have made public their plan to merge key operations and reach economies of scale, part of their strategy to rival giants of the auto industry, ...
Renault reveals new 1.6-liter twin-turbo diesel engine
The French based automaker Renault has recently revealed a brand new diesel engine, which will make its way onto the company’s models quite soon. Just when we thought Renault can’t surprise ...
PSA’s troubles could spread to market rival Renault
According to Renault’s CEO Carlos Ghosn, his company would face problems of its own if things go south with PSA Peugeot Citroen as both rival companies have an often-overlapping supply ...
[VIDEO] Renault teasing new concept car for Delhi Auto Expo
A new concept car is being teased in the video posted below by Renault for the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, which will officially open its gates next week. With the 2014 ...

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