It's been a tradition since 1993: early summer is the season for prestige cars and high speed, as thousands of fans flock southwards across England for the yearly Festival of Speed at Goodwood. Motor enthusiasts met up from 25 to 28 June this year to admire some truly exceptional cars, at an event that drew an audience approaching 200,000, there to enjoy the famous hill climb and stroll around the stands, seeping up the atmosphere and getting a close look at the cars.
Back in June, Jean Agulhon (human resources director, France) told us about the campaign, announced in February, for recruiting a thousand people on permanent contracts at Renault France. Then this week we asked Philippe Buros (SVP - Market area France) about the new recruitment campaign for the Renault dealer network.
The outcome of the FIA Formula E Championship was decided at the final round last weekend 27-28 June in London. Sam Bird (Virgin Racing) won the last ePrix of the season, whilst the all-electric series’ inaugural titles were won by Nelson Piquet (Nextev TCR) and e.dams-Renault. Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault Group, was present at the event and we took this great opportunity to ask him a couple of questions about the link between Renault and Formula E.
The long and glorious passion story between Renault and the French can be told through advertising. With "Renault, the ads with passion" that has been held at Atelier Renault (Paris, Champs Elysées), let go back on the old relationship build by Renault and the ads in France. By reflecting ̶ and sometimes anticipating ̶ social change, Renault adverts turn an amused and understanding eye on France and the lives of French people, mirroring their individual and collective unconscious.
At Renault we are proud to share with you the first pictures of our new saloon Talisman, which was unveiled today, 6 July, by Carlos Ghosn - CEO of Renault Group and Renault and Laurens van den Acker, Design - SVP Corporate Design, during a press conference that took place at Chantilly, near Paris.
For the second day's tests the Renault staff gave us a chance to try out our Kadjar round a circuit in the Bardenas Desert. The rocky and sandy trails through this natural park offered a spectacular setting for us to familiarize ourselves with the less conventional capacities of Renault's latest model.
The Formula E Championship finals is taking place in London this weekend. An opportunity for us to share a video what the Formula E really is about.
As the world’s leader in zero-emission mobility, we are pleased to announce that early June we sold our 250,000th electric vehicle: a white Renault ZOE to a French engineer.
On 18 June we broadcasted live from the 7th edition of Buenos Aires Motor Show the reveil of two new Renault stars: our very first branded Renault pick-up Duster Oroch and our sporty Sandero R.S 2.0. More than 500,000 visitors are expected to visit Buenos Aires Motor Show until 28 June, but if you don’t have the chance to go there, discover below the best images from our impressive 1,800m2 Renault stand.
Renault is a partner of the culinary competition “Mon Food Truck à la clé” aired on the France 2 TV channel where teams face off in different French regions aboard a Food Truck over 10 weeks to win a Renault Master Food Truck worth 100,000€. At the end of the final phases Victor and Mathieu stood out above the rest and today the keys were handed over to the lucky winners at the Batilly Renault factory where the New Master is built!