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Thursday 09 November 2017 by Isabelle BEHAR - Heritage

Renault, over a century of expertise in light commercial vehicles

For more than a century, Renault has been developing, manufacturing and selling Light Commercial Vehicles to meet the needs of demanding business customers around the world. These iconic LCVs often left a lasting mark on their times. Groupe Renault’s global LCV sales have increased by 40% since 2011, reaching a new historic record of 434,000 units in 2016.

Today, Renault is Europe’s leading electric LCV player. In 2015, Renault launched Renault Pro+, an expert brand set up to further expand its range of dedicated products, services and solutions tailored to business users.

Tags: LCV

Monday 21 August 2017 by Valérie Calloch - Heritage

R4: A trailblazer for globalization

Manufactured on Paris’ Île Seguin, the birthplace of the original Renault factories, R4 proved to be a real commercial success: After the millionth Renault 4 rolled off the production line back in 1966, a further seven million of these vehicles went on to be sold over its lifetime spanning more than 30 years. Renault unveils a selection of original snapshots.

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Wednesday 04 November 2015 by Groupe Renault - Cars

RENAULT 5 GT TURBO: 30 YEARS, REALLY?

Looking at a Renault 5 GT Turbo today, it’s hard to believe the model dates back 30 years. And the disbelief only intensifies when you’re behind the wheel. But it’s true enough: though the Renault Sport name had not yet been coined, the genetic material for Renault’s future sports line was already taking shape back in the eighties

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Thursday 15 October 2015 by Groupe Renault - Event

Renault and Jean Ragnotti: a Diamond for a heart

Jean Ragnotti turns 70 this year. One of Renault’s most eminent faces in motorsports, Ragnotti is known as “the Acrobat”. Between the 1960s and the 1990s, he drove celebrated Renault vehicles in a wide range of rally and track events. This story looks at the highlights of his career.

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Thursday 24 September 2015 by Groupe Renault - Cars

Happy Birthday Alpine

The AAA (Association des Anciens d’Alpine – Association of Alpine former staff and aficionados) brought together fans of the brand in Dieppe from September 11-13, 2015, for the largest gathering in the marque’s history to mark Alpine’s 60th anniversary.
More than 750 Alpines and their owners – not to mention thousands of interested visitors – attended from across Europe. Thanks to the presence of many well-known drivers linked to the brand from its origins right up to the modern day, plus a packed program of activities and an eclectic range of entertainment, the gathering broke all records in terms of participation, spectacle and emotion.

Tags: 60th anniversary A 106 A 610 a110 a110-50 A450b alpine birthday

Tuesday 25 August 2015 by Groupe Renault - Heritage

117 years of brand identity

Earlier this year we deployed a new brand universe. At this occasion, we decided to look back at 117 years of logos and brand identity that have changed our company with its times.

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