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05 April 2019 by Aimee Sean - Heritage

Renault, Nearly a century in China

Renault has had a long-standing interest and involvement in China. In the 1930s, chassis were exported to China for bodywork, but it wasn’t until the mid-1990s that Renault began to pursue a long-term presence in the country in earnest. Read on for a recap of the major milestones in Renault's history in the “Middle Kingdom”.

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29 March 2019 by Aimee Sean - Event

China, a high-potential automotive market for Groupe Renault

Some 28.1 million cars were sold in China in 2018, making it the world’s largest automotive market. With a car ownership rate that remains low, at 141 cars per 1,000 inhabitants (compared with around 600 in Western Europe and 800 in the United States), the country is attracting carmakers. Groupe Renault's number-four market, China is one of the key pillars in the Drive the Future strategic plan owing to its strong growth potential. Renault’s strategy is based on three joint ventures. With a little over two weeks to go before the Shanghai Motor Show, we review the major trends in the Chinese automotive market.

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26 November 2018 by Aimee Sean - Event

China Guangzhou international automobile exhibition: three new vehicles unveiled

At the 16th China Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition, Groupe Renault revealed the New Kadjar and the Renault Brilliance Jinbei Automotive Company (RBJAC) JV presented two new models: the Guanjing, a family SUV, and the Lingkung EV, the first fully-electric vehicle produced by Renault Brilliance Jinbei Automotive Company (RBJAC).

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16 October 2018 by Groupe Renault - Corporate

Closer strategic cooperation on utility vehicles in China

Groupe Renault and Brilliance have today signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Liaoning province. The object of this agreement is to accelerate the growth of light utility vehicles in China. Renault and Brilliance have also confirmed the launch of three new electric LUV in China over the next two years.

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07 April 2017 by Caroline De Beaumont - Sports

Chinese Grand Prix: Supersize Formula 1

Formula 1 has embraced a bold new era in 2017. Longer, wider and with enhanced aerodynamics, the cars are faster than their predecessors to the tune of several seconds per lap – as will almost certainly be proven in this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix (April 7-9), the second round on the world championship calendar.

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18 May 2016 by Groupe Renault - Cars

Kadjar China: A charm offensive

To develop the Chinese version of Kadjar, the project engineering teams had to adjust to the local market, as well as the specific demands of customers who are particularly demanding about the cars they buy.

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