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Friday 21 April 2017 by Groupe Renault - Innovation

Innovation shaping the future of Formula 1, with the R.S. 2027 Vision concept

The R.S. 2027 Vision concept car unveiled on 19 April at the Shanghai Motor Show illustrates the Renault take on the shape of Formula 1 ten years hence, in 2027. To a great extent, this vision builds on the three main foundations of Renault innovation today: the electric vehicle, the connected vehicle and the autonomous vehicle. Key technologies in these three areas are, or will shortly be, available on Renault production vehicles.

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Wednesday 05 April 2017 by Groupe Renault - Corporate

Renault and RCI Bank and Services, partners of Techstars Paris, a new American startup accelerator

On March 20, Renault and RCI Bank and Services became partners of Techstars, the globally known American startup accelerator that recently opened a branch in Paris. This open innovation initiative is continuing Groupe Renault’s culture of partnerships and a key component of an innovation ecosystem*. Our aim with this partnership is to discover and support entrepreneurs and ideas with strong potential in the areas of new mobilities, connected services, and autonomous vehicles.

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Monday 27 March 2017 by Caroline De Beaumont - Corporate

Ideas laboratory for RCI Bank and Services

RCI Bank and Services, the Groupe Renault subsidiary specializing in automotive services and finance, and the ESCP Europe business school are launching a European competition on automotive mobility for the under-30 age group, inviting a hundred students to come up with innovative transport solutions for the younger generations.

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Tuesday 21 March 2017 by Nicolas Schottey - Innovation

Renault optimizes the lifecycle of its electric vehicle batteries

Renault pioneered the development of electric vehicles in Europe, and leads the European electric vehicle market today. The vehicle batteries are rented to customers, and have been since release of Renault’s very first electric vehicle. In this way, Renault keeps full control over the whole battery lifecycle, which is advantageous not only to customers but to the planet as well.

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Tuesday 07 March 2017 by Caroline De Beaumont - Cars

#GIMS 2017: ZOE e-Sport, an electric concept car bursting with energy

After launching New Renault ZOE, with its 400 km travel range (NEDC), at the 2016 Paris Show Motor, Renault is following through with further spectacular proof of its primacy in electric vehicle development, in the form of ZOE e-Sport, its new electric concept car, starring at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. Just imagine New Renault ZOE metamorphosing into a sportscar!

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