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Tuesday 16 September 2014 by Groupe Renault - Innovation

Renault presents EOLAB, a prototype consuming 1 litre per 100 km

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.

Tags: designers

Friday 21 February 2014 by Groupe Renault - Innovation

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.

Friday 20 December 2013 by Groupe Renault - Innovation

PAMU: valet parking of the future

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.

Tags: aump autonomous car intelligent