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.
A car that drives itself. Science fiction, you say? Fictional in Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report, set in 2054, the driverless car could be a reality before then. It will be a while before you can peruse your newspaper while doing 130 km/h on the highway, but intelligent cars are already being tested on special closed circuits. We take a close-up look at the Advanced Urban Mobility Platform program developed by our Engineering-Innovation engineers and their partners (1), financed by the Conseil Général des Yvelines, and tested on the roads of Renault’s Technocentre.