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Tuesday 15 May 2018 by Valérie Calloch - Heritage

In 1965, Renault introduced the Renault 16, the ideal car for enjoying public holidays in the spring!

Innovative and versatile, the Renault 16 made everything possible: users could make the most of public holidays in the spring by enjoying long weekends away, drive their family into the countryside or go bargain-hunting at flea markets then easily transport their newfound treasures! For 120 years, Renault has never stopped innovating to meet its customers’ demands.

Tags: #120ans

Monday 07 May 2018 by Valérie Calloch - Heritage

The Palencia plant, from father to son.

Palencia is a flagship of Spanish industry, a position it owes to all those who have worked at the site over the years. To mark its 120th anniversary, Renault talked to some of the people who have contributed to the plant’s success.

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Friday 30 March 2018 by Valérie Calloch - Heritage

Dive into Renault 120 years

750 vehicles and just as many surprises. To celebrate its 120th birthday, Renault offered a unique opportunity to media to visit a selection of iconic models from its collection and hear about the values that have driven the group since 1898. Here are some of the highlights of this living collection -visible during shows and historic races- which is maintained by Renault Classic!

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Monday 22 January 2018 by Isabelle BEHAR - Heritage

Renault and the Ecole des Arts Déco in Paris present Vasarely, the Pope of Op Art!

Renault and the Ecole des Arts Déco in Paris are presenting an original exhibition featuring the work of Vasarely, an artist on the frontier of art and design and founder of the op art movement: the Pope of Op Art! A selection of five original panels and 24 preparatory studies illustrate the inventive talent and artistic research of this innovative artist.
The cooperation between Vasarely and Renault remains one of the most important in the Renault art collection. Set up in 1967, the collection now includes over 350 works by artists of all nationalities and all schools.

Tags: art

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.

Tags: Renault 4