Renault's Estafette van is as characteristically French as the baguette and the beret. No picture of France in the sixties or seventies is complete without it. One of its many functions was as a police van, and French people of a certain age will still refer to the Estafette as a humorous synonym for the Gendarmerie.
The RENAULT Group presented H1 Financial results on 30 July 2015, and we wanted to take this opportunity to ask five questions to our VP Finance Head of Investor Relations to have a "digest" feedback for our blog readers.
With the recent incursion of Renault models in Canada, rumours are running wild as to a stateside comeback. So let's take a look back at a time when Renault really was part of the American dream: let's talk about Floride.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance signed in May a partnership agreement with the General Secretary in charge of the preparation and organization of the 21st annual Conference of Parties and this is for us an opportunity to cover a COP21 in a series of articles with the aim to respond to questions such as: What are the main topics of concern for the COP21?, What strategy is Renault implementing to reduce its carbon footprint? or Why are Renault Group's employees proud to be involved as brand ambassadors during COP21?
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 taking place at Chantilly, near Paris.
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.