Americas are a major region for Groupe Renault. With an important sales network in the main market (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia), the Group also has four industrial sites (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Chile) as well as an Engineering & Design centers in Brazil. Immersion.
The legendary Dakar Rally 2014 started today. For this 36th edition, two teams of Renault Argentina get behind the wheel of a Renault Duster to defend the brand's colours in front of some 700 participants (102 in the car category).
On January 5, the competitors in the 2013 Dakar Rally will set off on an 8,000 km trail across Peru, Argentina and Chile. Keen to take part in the fifth edition held in South America, Renault Argentina has entered two teams behind the wheel of a Renault Duster. Beware fellows, the course includes dizzying peaks, desert expanses and rocky roads...
Renault Argentina took part in the third Thousand and One Nights Classic Car Rally recently. As a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the launch of the Alpine brand, Juan Ranwez and Gustavo Fosco travelled all over Argentina and Chile at the wheel of a 1969 Alpine A110 that had previously been on display at the Autoclasica motor show in Buenos Aires.
New Fluence made its world debut at the Istanbul Motor Show (opened until November 11, 2012). The arrival of the upgraded model provides a perfect opportunity to take a look back at Fluence’s international career so far. While the name itself suggests flow and elegance, New Fluence strengthens this image with an extra dose of modernity, dynamism and style. But Fluence also signifies a highly successful sedan with an international calling, today produced in five countries – South Korea, Turkey, Russia, Argentina and India – and sold in 83!
This entry is the first of several that will look at the strengths of the Renault group around the world. Our first focus is on the Americas region, spanning from Mexico to Tierra del Fuego. Results were impressive in 2011, with sales up 25.2% on 2010 at 400,000 units for a 6.1% share of the market.