The Douai plant is heading for the top end of the market. The objective: to make New Espace a vehicle of flawless build, able to meet the needs of Renault’s top-end customers.
"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.
Ever wondered how two competing car manufacturers could collaborate? Especially two companies with two completely different cultures? We met up with Renault's Kassai and Smart's Winkler at the Geneva Motor Show a few months ago, and here is what they had to say about their partnership and how they worked together to develop a common architecture for New Twingo & New Smart (fortwo & forfour).
Up online today: group.renault.com, the new Renault group website, with new content organization, new personalized access, and new features
Renault encourages diversity in order to promote equal opportunities and prevent all forms of discrimination. Mobility and access to the labour market are major obstacles to the social integration of disabled people. Renault is implementing solutions in its capacity as a vehicle manufacturer, by adapting its vehicles, and also in its capacity as an employer and economic player, through its social policies.
On 16 December Renault and Dongfeng signed a contract officially confirming the creation of the DRAC joint venture, which is owned equally by both partners.
Dacia launched its Dacia On The Road loyalty club in Italy in July. Via that website, customers can access the many advantages Dacia provides for them and get advance notice of the latest news.