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12 January 2017 by Groupe Renault - Cars

New Nissan Micra made at Renault plants in France

Production of the brand new Nissan Micra started up at Renault’s Flins and Le Mans plants a few days ago. Micra is the first Nissan passenger car to be made at a Renault facility, an arrangement that proves the competitive performance of Renault’s production facilities in France and the synergies operating across the Renault-Nissan Alliance.

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04 January 2017 by Groupe Renault - Cars

Renault innovation at Las Vegas CES 2017

The Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the world’s biggest technology innovation gatherings, runs from January 5 to 8. Carlos Ghosn will be there to champion the Renault-Nissan Alliance on January 5. And Groupe Renault is taking this opportunity to showcase its ongoing work to illustrate new ways of thinking about mobility as technology meets transportation.

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15 December 2016 by Groupe Renault - Cars

Alpine orderbook opens to popular acclaim

Somewhat in advance of the season’s eternally festive spirit, Alpine created a buzz across the motor enthusiasts’ community on 10 December by opening orders for its initial Première Edition release of 1,955 units. Read on for details on what could be a very special Christmas gift in Black (deep), White (solar) and Blue (Alpine).

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01 December 2016 by Thomas Niklaszewski - Cars

Just amazing: discover Dacia!

Chances to try out the whole of the Dacia range don’t come that often, though Dacia has a great deal to show off right now, with no fewer than four new models holding court at the Dacia stand at the Paris Motor Show this autumn. The international press road tests under way in Portugal make a great opportunity for journalists to check out the new Dacia range. The findings are conclusive: Dacias are even more in tune with the times, but that doesn’t make them more expensive!

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22 November 2016 by Groupe Renault - Cars

The MEGANE and KADJAR scoop European media awards

The Renault MEGANE has been named winner of the 2016 Goldene Lenkrad (Golden Steering Wheel) in the small and compact car category. The Golden Steering Wheel awards are adjudged by 21 European publications of the Axel Springer Verlag media group which notably includes Auto Express in the United Kingdom, Auto Plus in France and Auto Bild in Germany. The Renault MEGANE has also scooped the ‘Best Family Car’ prize in the Scottish Car of the Year 2016 awards, while the Renault KADJAR was singled out as the ‘Best Crossover’.

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17 October 2016 by Groupe Renault - Cars

eRallye 2016 : Another electric podium for Renault

OK, so it’s not the same podium step as the one Sébastien Buemi climbed to after winning the Hong Kong ePrix last week in the opening race of the third FIA Formula E championship season. There again, there was not one but two Renault ZOEs on the podium for the Monte Carlo eRally, another event on the FIA calendar. Ourselves, well we finished third. By Alex Stricher, AutoCult

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