Last week, the 28 European transport ministers met to sign the Amsterdam Declaration on autonomous vehicles. So this seemed like a good time to ask Rémi Bastien, head of the Renault-Nissan autonomous drive programme, on how Renault sees the car of the future.
Learning to drive a car at any time of the day or night is now possible. How? Thanks to The Good Drive, a serious game that provides a virtual medium for driver training. The fruit of a partnership between Renault Mobiliz, ECF and the game’s developers, The Good Drive also includes a significant social dimension.
In Silicon Valley, in the heart of the State of California, the Renault-Nissan Alliance has been undertaking autonomous car tests in an urban setting. It’s a decisive step that confirms the automotive manufacturer’s ambition to establish itself as a key player in the battle for the car of the future.
The objective of World Environment Day, celebrated around the world every year on 5 June, gather economists, sociologists and climatologists with the objective to find ways to reduce global warming and raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth.
Both of the big stars unveiled to the public at the Renault stand at the Geneva Motor Show last week were fitted with the R-Link 2 connected multimedia tablet, designed for the ultimate in motoring multimedia convenience with fully customizable individual driver experiences.
Renault's latest engineering brainchild, EOLAB, brings a fine demonstration of our capacity for innovation. As well as boasting record fuel economy of just 1 litre per 100 km, it implements a hundred or so of the advanced technologies that Renault cars will be offering motorists in the years to come.
New 1.6-litre Energy dCi 160 Twin Turbo engine: the feel of a 2-litre engine, plus a 25% fuel-consumption saving
After pocketting a new world champion title in F1 (thanks to partner Infiniti Red Bull Racing), Renault makes full use of its Formula One motorist experience to refine the energy efficiency of its road car engines. The latest fruit of the firm’s downsizing strategy is the Energy dCi 160 Twin Turbo, the first 1.6-litre diesel powerplant to benefit from twin-turbocharging.