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Friday 09 March 2018 by Emmanuel GENTY - Innovation

#Genevamotorshow2018 - Renault EZ-GO concept: three questions for Stéphane Janin

Director of Concept Car Design at Renault since 2014, Stéphane Janin recently took on a new challenge with his teams: developing a "robot-vehicle" expressing Renault's vision of the future of shared mobility. The result is the Renault EZ-GO concept, unveiled at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The task was radically different from the previous concept cars TREZOR and SYMBIOZ since the design team had to "forget" the driver's station and factor in the particular constraints of the collective use of the robot-vehicle, which presages our urban journeys of the future. Stéphane Janin filled us in on this original approach.

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Monday 05 March 2018 by Caroline De Beaumont - Innovation

#Genevamotorshow2018 - Meet Renault EZ-GO, our new concept

At Geneva International Motor Show, Groupe Renault will unveil its vision of shared urban mobility; driverless, electric and connected. After introducing last year its vision of personal owned mobility with Symbioz Concept, Groupe Renault completes today with EZ-GO Concept its vision of the future of mobility, based on both car ownership and shared mobility options. Meet Renault EZ-GO on March 6th, at 9:00 am (CET).

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Wednesday 28 February 2018 by Youmna HALIFA - Innovation

The "Smart Island", a glimpse of the mobility of the future? 4 questions for our expert Eric Feunteun

Will we soon be able to live in complete energy self-sufficiency on an island? The electric revolution is not just about transport modes; it impacts our ecosystems and changes our everyday life. Groupe Renault and Empressa de Electricidade da Madeira (EEM), and the Regional Government of Madeira, have joined forces to launch the first smart electric ecosystem on the island of Porto Santo in the Madeira Archipelago in Portugal. Eric Feunteun, Electric Vehicles and New Business Program Director at Groupe Renault, filled us in on the subject.

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Friday 02 February 2018 by Thomas AUDEBERT - Innovation

CityMakers: open innovation projects share Groupe Renault’s strategic objectives

“Our company take advantage of the agility of the start-ups”. Nadine Leclair, Groupe Renault Expert Fellow, is pleased with the results of the first edition of CityMakers, an open innovation program dedicated to the transition to more flexible and sustainable forms of urban mobility launched with start-ups in April 2017 by Groupe Renault, NUMA and their partners Nissan, RCI Bank and Services, AXA, and Paris City Council. Among the nine projects selected, four presented by Persistant Studios, Toucan Toco, Dalberg Data Insights and Logiroad received special attention from Groupe Renault.

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Friday 15 December 2017 by Emmanuel GENTY - Innovation

Renault SYMBIOZ Demo car: technologies for traveling well-being

The Renault SYMBIOZ Demo Car prototype, currently being tested on French roads, is an autonomous, electric and connected vehicle embodying Renault's vision of personal mobility for 2023. The vehicle is packed with technology but would not be useful if it failed to harness those features to improve the in-car experience and traveling well-being.

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Friday 08 December 2017 by Caroline De Beaumont - Innovation

Renault SYMBIOZ Demo Car: innovative, people-focused design

Renault reaches a new milestone in sharing it vision of the future with its SYMBIOZ Demo car, the first Level 4 prototype bringing to life the SYMBIOZ concept-car unveiled last September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Are you ready? Imagine yourself in 2023, comfortably sitting in a living-room style cabin, enjoying the ride without paying attention to the driving. Welcome aboard the SYMBIOZ Demo car. Let’s take a tour through this electric, autonomous and connected vehicle… It's now being tested on the road.

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