Renault was at the Epoqu'Auto 2014 historic car show in Lyon with mythical models —such as the famous fifty-year-old R8 Gordini— in a 1,000 square metre exhibition area. The operation was masterminded by Renault Classic, with valuable support from twenty FCRA (French Federation of Renault & Alpine Clubs) member clubs.
Renault Sport F1 gave sculptor & installation artist Angela Palmer, access to its V8 engine to realise unique artworks. Her collection, inspired by Formula One, is exhibited at the Fine Art Society in London, in an event called Adrenalin, from November 19 to December 23, 2014.
"The Renault plant in Oran, Algeria contributes to the development of a national automotive industry" - Carlos Ghosn
Indeed, some of you might not have been aware, but Renault is the first carmaker to set up industrial operations in Algeria. With a local presence dating back to 1922, when the Société Algérienne des Automobiles Renault was founded, Renault group has been the unrivalled leader in the Algerian automotive market for eight years. The Renault Algérie Production plant was inaugurated on November 10, 2014 in the presence of Abdelmalek Sellal, the Algerian Prime Minister, Abdesselam Bouchouareb, Algerian Minister of Industry and Mining, Laurent Fabius, French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Emmanuel Macron, French Minister of the Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs, and Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Renault group.
From November 3 to 7, 2014, the Fernand Leger national museum will feature one of its masterpieces at the Renault Flins plant: Les Constructeurs, definitive version by Fernand Leger (1881-1955). The Renault factory employees will get to enjoy this painting thanks to the L’Entreprise à l’oeuvre project, organized by the French Culture and Communication Ministry, in cooperation with 5 French companies.
The Sao Paulo Motorshow opened its doors to the public on October 30, 2014. Duster Oroch showcar made its debut and Kwid concept-car, already unveiled in New Delhi a few months ago, was also introduced to the Brazilian public. We're sharing below what the visitors thought of those two new cars, that might -who knows, be produced for the local market one day.
Renault unveils its Duster Oroch show car. Discover this pick-up version of our best-selling Duster.
Since setting out on its vast social-network quest in 2010, Romanian brand Dacia has built up a community that today tops two million Facebook fans.
Winners of the Write the Change contest were invited to a first-hand New Twingo experience round the streets of Paris. First impressions follow...
End of September 2014, some Turkish journalists had the chance to get behind the wheel of Renault's electric supermini: ZOE. They were all gathered in Alaçatι, Izmir province and about 20 of them discovered the joys of zero emission driving... Find out more on what they thought.
Visitors of every description have been flocking to the Renault stand since the motor show opened last week. Among the journalists, camera on shoulder and phone at ear, the tourists, looking half-interested and half-lost, and the enthusiasts, with ear-to-ear smiles and smartphones snapping away, you could also spot that most curious of rare birds: the celebrity.