50 participants took part, so 25 teams in the running to be one of the 3 teams to represent Renault in the race. Now there are only 6 participants left! Meet the women who'll represent Renault, behind the wheel of Dacia Duster, during the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles 2013, that will take place in Morocco, from March 16 to 30.
Arnaud Montebourg, Minister of Industrial Recovery, was presented today with the keys to the first ZOE in the Cour d’Honneur of the Bercy Finance Ministry by Carlos Tavares, Chief Operating Officer of the Renault group.
Last week, Renault inaugurated 40 hectares (equal to 60 soccer pitches) of photovoltaic panels simultaneously at six of its French production sites. The initiative further confirms Renault’s environmental commitment and is also an innovative way of protecting new vehicles before they leave plants.
For weeks, rumors, hopes and expectations we circulating, both in the press and on specialized forums, not to mention social media. It's now official: the revival of Alpine is a reality. The announcement was made on November 5 during a joint press conference with Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault and Tony Fernandes, Chairman of Caterham Group.
New Fluence made its world debut at the Istanbul Motor Show (opened until November 11, 2012). The arrival of the upgraded model provides a perfect opportunity to take a look back at Fluence’s international career so far. While the name itself suggests flow and elegance, New Fluence strengthens this image with an extra dose of modernity, dynamism and style. But Fluence also signifies a highly successful sedan with an international calling, today produced in five countries – South Korea, Turkey, Russia, Argentina and India – and sold in 83!
The Renault Sandouville plant in Normandie, is experiencing a real wind of change since May 2010 with the launch of the Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) project. Indeed, some €230 million has been invested in the lines at Sandouville, which already produces Laguna and Espace, to produce future Trafic, set for launch in 2014, and the high-roof version of the Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro.
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After several encouraging years, Renault Samsung Motors has seen a significant slowdown in sales in South Korea (down 27% between 2010 and 2011) owing to fierce competition from Hyundai and Kia. 2012 is set to be equally difficult. Renault is addressing the situation by launching an action plan aimed at restoring the brand’s competitiveness.
"Renault already sells cars in China, but only in limited numbers. If Renault is to play a more important role in China, then it needs to produce locally," declared Carlos Ghosn on January 9, 2012 at the Detroit Motor Show. Breaking into the Chinese market represents a major capital outlay for the company and demands a strong product plan and local manufacturing capacity in order to corner market share at a profit.