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Dacia Bringing Duster Air and Sandero Black Touch Editions to Paris


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The Stepway variants of the Dacia Lodgy and Dokker are not the only exhibits of the Romanian brand’s Paris Auto Show booth, with the Duster and Sandero getting limited-edition models for the occasion.

Dacia Duster Gets Styling and Trim Updates in Britain


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Following the production transfer from India to Romania, Dacia has announced new styling and trim upgrades for the UK-bound Duster for the 2015 model year.

Dacia Moved Production of UK-Bound Duster from India to Romania


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Right-hand drive Dacia Duster SUVs for the UK market are no longer built in India, as production was moved to the brand’s core plant in Romania.

Dacia Unveils New Stepway Versions of Lodgy and Dokker MPVs


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Following the Sandero Stepway, two new Dacia models will get the rugged-looking Stepway treatment at the Paris Auto Show: the Lodgy and Dokker MPVs.

Renault Confirms New Espace for Paris Debut, Stepway Variants for Dacia Lodgy and Dokker


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Renault has confirmed that the all-new Espace minivan will have its world premiere at the Paris Auto Show, alongside two new Dacia models: the Lodgy Stepway and Dokker Stepway.

Renault Sandero to Get RS Version but Only in Russia, Brazil


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Sometimes, the visions of Photoshop manipulators and the plans of carmakers seem to converge, and this appears to be the case with the rumored performance version of the Dacia Sandero.

Undisguised Factory-Built Dacia Duster Pickup Prototype Spied in Romania


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While we have seen photos of a Dacia Duster pickup before, these new images appear to be the first that show a factory-built model.

A Single Dealer Sold 1000 Dacia Models in the UK


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In a report that will probably make a happy camper out of a certain James May, it is mentioned that the top-selling Dacia dealership in the UK, Ness Motors Inverness, has just reached no less than 1,000 Dacia sales.

Renault's Global Sales Up 4.7 Percent in First Six Months Fueled by Dacia Demand


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Renault reported a 4.7 percent gain in global auto sales in the first half of this year as the company’s budget brand Dacia continued to attract a growing number of customers.

Looks Like Someone Soiled Their Pants and Maybe Learned a Lesson…


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We can only imagine what went through this driver's mind as he braced himself for impact, and what could have very well been his last moment on earth, when he foolishly attempted to overtake several vehicles including a large lorry on a two-lane road, most likely in Russia.

Dacia Sandero Sport Study Doesn't Look Half Bad


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Ever since the Renault Group took over Dacia at the turn of the previous century, and especially after the launch of the Logan in late 2004, the Romanian brand has been going from success to success and is one-step away from reaching the magical 500,000 unit sales mark, having recorded 429,540 deliveries in 2013.

Dacia Launches Logan "10 Years" Anniversary Edition Only for Romania


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To celebrate 10 years since the debut of the Logan in Romania, Dacia has released a limited edition model exclusive for its home market. The Dacia Logan “10 Ani” (10 Years) brings exterior and interior design tweaks as well as improved equipment.

Dacia Sells 25,000 Cars in the UK in First 18 Months


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While Brits may not care much about the part of Europe where it is made, they do seem to have taken a liking to Dacia. The Romanian automaker announced the sale of the 25,000th in the country, after managing to shift 10,000 of them in the first 18 months of UK presence.

Dacia Reaches 600,000 Sales Milestone in France since its 2005 Launch


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If Romania is Dacia’s main production base, France is its biggest sales market. In less than nine years since the Dacia Logan launched in France, 600,000 customers were convinced by its vehicles. Dacia recently sold the 600,000th vehicle in France, a Sandero, a model that holds the biggest market share among Dacia vehicles in France.

CarBuyer Compares Nissan Qashqai, Mazda CX-5 and Dacia Duster, Guess Which Car Won


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What would you choose between a Dacia Duster, Mazda CX-5 and Nissan Qashqai? CarBuyer asks this question in a video review of the three SUVs presented by Rebecca Jackson and Mat Watson.

Renault Builds 1 Millionth Duster Four Years Since Launch


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Badged both as a Dacia and as a Renault, depending on the destination market, the Duster SUV has proven to be a very successful model for the French automaker, being the best-selling Renault model worldwide. It’s no wonder then that the 1 millionth model was recently built, only four years after the model’s launch.

Dacia Loads the Dokker with More Standard Equipment and Calls it Emblème in France


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Dacia has announced a limited edition model for the Dokker people-carrier in France called Emblème. Based on the Lauréate equipment level, the Dokker Emblème adds further equipment and styling features.

Dacia Duster Comes to the Rescue of Stuck Porsche Macan


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Even if Dacia wanted to, I doubt it could get a better marketing push than this incident that occurred during a Porsche Macan press event in Morocco today and which was shared by Car Magazine's Gavin Green, who tweeted: "Porsche Macan stuck off roading in Morocco. Dacia Duster to the rescue".

Dacia Writes Open Letter to UK’s Chancellor Suggesting the Sandero as Ministerial Car


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Dacia’s UK arm has found a novel way to promote its cars, writing an “open letter” to George Osborne, Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer – a.k.a the man who controls the country’s finances. Published in the national press, the letter is part of a wide-ranging marketing campaign aimed at underlining Dacia’s affordable prices.

Turkish Driver Tries to Board Moving Ferry and Slips Into the Sea, Five Year Old Girl Dies


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A terrifying accident that took place on a dock at Istanbul’s Sirkeci port in Turkey last Saturday resulted in the death of a five-year old girl. Footage from the ship's security camera captured the moment that the red Dacia Sandero Stepway, which was carrying four people, including three women and the child, attempted to board the ferry as it was pulling away from the dock.