Showing posts in the category of Renault

Renault F1 Power Unit Fundamentally Different for 2015


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Looking back at a mostly disappointing 2014 season, Renault knew they had their work cut out for them as far as making their 2015 engine good enough for Mercedes to take notice.

Another Day, Another Teaser for Renault’s New Kadjar Crossover


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Renault has posted another teaser for its upcoming new Kadjar crossover. The C-segment vehicle is set to debut on February 2, and it promises an adventurous, outdoorsy spirit, even if its prime habitat will still be the city.

Official: Renault to Start Making Alpines Again in Late 2016


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Renault has finally set a date for launching production of its Alpine brand at the end of 2016 according to Bernard Olivier, head of Alpine.

Renault Kadjar SUV Expected to Be a Top-Seller


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Renault’s upcoming Kadjar SUV is expected to become a top-seller in the highly-competitive European compact SUV segment. IHS Automotive forecasts Renault will sell 118,000 units of the Kadjar in 2016, the model’s first full year of sales.

Alpine Vision Gran Turismo Video Game Racer Officially Unveiled [59 Photos]


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Renault has finally unveiled the Alpine Vision Gran Turismo video game racer, which is both a gift to the Alpine brand for its 60th anniversary and to Gran Turismo 6 fans. The car also exists as a full-scale model, which has debuted at the Festival Automobile International in Paris on January 27.

Plans For New Mitsubishi Midsize Sedan From Renault-Nissan Reportedly Stalled


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Mitsubishi's US dealers may have received a big boost in sales in 2014, but hopes that they'd be able to re-enter the midsize sedan segment could be squashed.

Ghosn Believes Quantitative Easing Will Help European Car Market


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Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn showed his support in the European Central Bank’s decision to start a huge bond purchase program in order to boost Europe’s bruised economy.

Renault Sport’s R.S. 01 Ready to Race [w/Video]


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Renault Sport Technologies has finished development work for the RS 01 race car, which was built specifically for the World Series by Renault.

Renault's New C-Segment SUV Called Kadjar, Will Be Unveiled on February 2


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Renault has announced that its new C-segment crossover will be called Kadjar, with a launch date set for February 2.

Renault Group Sold 2.7 Million Vehicles in 2014, Dacia Exceeded 500,000 Sales


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Renault Group sales of private cars and light commercial vehicles increased by 3.2 percent to 2,712,432 vehicles last year, with the Dacia budget brand accounting for 511,465 sales.

Chinese Manufacturer Copies the Renault Twizy!


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And by copies we actually mean that – were you to stick a diamond badge on the front of this Rayttle E28, you could actually fool some people. The model was created by China’s Zhejiang Litong New Energy Automobile Corporation.

All-New Renault Espace Priced from €34,200 or about $46,300 in France


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Renault has announced French pricing for the all-new Espace MPV, which will go on sale in spring 2015.

Renault Samsung Sales Jump Nearly 30 Percent in 2014


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Last Friday, January 2, Renault Samsung Motors, the local branch of the French carmaker, announced that its 2014 sales rose by 29.6 percent, to 169,854 vehicles, compared to 2013’s 131,010 units.

First Look at Next Renault Koleos SUV's Cabin


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Here are the first scoop shots showing the interior of Renault's new compact SUV that will replace the aging Koleos in Europe and other markets.

Renault Alpine Vision for Gran Turismo Leaked


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This is our first (unofficial) look at Renault’s entry into the Gran Turismo Vision series of digital-only cars.

Called the Alpine Vision, it’s clear that the designers have tried really hard to give its own character – there’s a lot going on all around the body - this first batch of leaked photos does by no means excel in terms of quality and you can’t see it all clearly.

Renault CEO Details Brand’s Near-Future


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As a manufacturer that’s committed to providing a stylish image, high tech and good value, Renault has a tough challenge ahead, especially in Europe. In recent years, it’s relied on Dacia to break into new markets and expand sales, but what will it do in the coming years in order to maintain its current position and/or expand on it?

Next-Gen Renault Mégane Rendered with Design Cues from the EOLAB Concept


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When Renault unveiled the EOLAB study at the Paris Auto Show, the official line was that it previewed a supermini for the year 2024. While that may be true in terms of its hybrid powertrain and aerodynamics, the study’s design may be applied to a production model much sooner.

Renault Wants 380HP Dusters to Finish in Top 10 at 2015 Dakar Rally


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The official Renault Duster Team wants to finish in the Top 10 in the 2015 Dakar, which marks its third participation in the legendary event. The Argentina-based team will enter two all-new Renault Duster SUVs in the rally raid that takes place in South America from January 4 to 17.

BMW 2 Active, Citroen Cactus Among Finalists for 2015 European Car Of The Year


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Awards season continues with the shortlist for the 2015 European Car of the Year, and several talked-about new cars made the cut.

Renault Insists New Espace is a Quality Product


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Renault has tried really hard to make the Espace people carrier/crossover stand out. It not only looks very modern in its design, but one of the aims was to make it feel posh, expensive and well screwed together.