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10 July 2018 by Valérie Calloch - Innovation

The Maubeuge plant: at the heart of the digital transformation

A wide-ranging digital transformation has been in place at all the group's plants since 2017. The Maubeuge plant, already recognized for its performance, is fully committed to the digitalization of its production methods. The aim is to connect people, products and processes, from orders through to vehicle deliveries to customers.

An essential player in the electric vehicle excellence center in France, the plant is planning to invest in the next generation of Kangoo and Kangoo Z.E. light commercial vehicles.

The site is rolling out the resources to prepare for the future and adapt so as to respond to customer requirements and new challenges in the automotive sector.

Tags: Connected Plant Factory of the future Manufacturing

06 July 2018 by Groupe Renault - Innovation

Plant quality controller: the digitalization of a profession

While the customer is central to the connected and competitive plant of the future, the everyday lives of employees are being simplified by digital technology. More and more operators and managers are equipped with smartphones or tablets to make their work easier. Diana Davidoiu, Quality Controller at the Pitesti plant in Romania, talked to us about the digitalization of her profession.

Tags: Connected Plant Dacia Factory of the future Manufacturing

05 July 2018 by Emmanuel GENTY - Innovation

How do we develop an end-to-end system that integrates robo-vehicles and a mobility platform?

Today with the Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab (RNAL), we are starting to test on open roads an end-to-end autonomous mobility service. This is a first in Europe and it includes four electric Renault ZOE robo-vehicles equipped with sensors and embedded intelligence, a customer application to book the trip, a remote fleet control center, connected infrastructure and secure telecommunications networks.

Tags: autonomous drive zoe

26 June 2018 by Emmanuel GENTY - Innovation

Private or open: how might we imagine the interior of a future robo-vehicle?

Between now and the end of 2018, members of the public will be able to step inside autonomous ZOE vehicles placed on the road as part of Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab. Groupe Renault is a partner in this ride-hailing shared-mobility trial, which it sees as the perfect opportunity to organize user tests on the interior layout of its future robo-vehicles.

Tags: autonomous drive zoe

19 June 2018 by Emmanuel GENTY - Innovation

Groupe Renault partners with the Île-de-France Region for mobility of the future

Saving time and money while taking the stress out of travel is a dream that is probably shared by all regular travelers in Paris. How can travelers make the best choices for their journey, combining personal means of travel with public transport? Which digital tools will provide the best level of service? Groupe Renault is contributing its expertise to the m2i project in order to develop fair and efficient mobility in the Paris area.

Tags: connected car innovation mobility

18 June 2018 by Eleonore BARREYRE - Innovation

Groupe Renault launches its first alternate reality game

Groupe Renault is innovating in its communication strategy with an original initiative: an international alternate reality game called “Mobility Theory”. Players of the new alternate reality game are plunged into Groupe Renault’s innovation strategy and get to find out more about tomorrow’s mobility – autonomous, connected and electric.

Tags: Mobility Theory

01 June 2018 by Valérie Calloch - Corporate

“Digital technology must simplify the daily life of operators and managers”

Eric Marchiol, Director of Manufacturing Digital Transformation at Groupe Renault, works on the performance of all of the group’s plants. He shares his vision of the plant of the future with us - 100% focused on customer satisfaction - and reminds us that its competitiveness depends above all on the men and women who keep it running.

Tags: Manufacturing marque technology