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Thursday 07 June 2018 by Marion Trumier - Cars

SCR technology central to Groupe Renault’s new Blue dCi engines

dCi out, Blue dCi in! Groupe Renault is gradually launching its new Blue dCi diesel engines across its ranges, starting with Dacia Duster. The new engines are equipped with selective catalytic reduction (SCR) emission control technology using a urea-based solution called AdBlue. How does the technology work? What does it change for motorists? Read on to find out more.

Tags: bluedCi duster engine

Wednesday 29 January 2014 by Claude Viret - Heritage

Chrono 115 episode 10: the turbocharging saga

More powerful cars… Even right at the start of the 20th century that was what carmakers wanted, and their main showcase was motor racing. Louis Renault had become a leading name in the automobile world since the launch in 1898 of his “Voiturette” with a De Dion Bouton engine and revolutionary direct drive transmission. But it was only in 1902 that Renault began designing its own engines.

Tags: engine history

Thursday 28 November 2013 by Groupe Renault - Sports

VIDEO: Renault, F1 world champion technology as standard

To celebrate the 12th constructors' title in Formula 1 powered by Renault, here's an exclusive video "Renault : world champion technology as standard". The set up: a start line, 10 cars (from the Renault lineup, like Mégane R.S., ZOE and Koleos) and a single-seater. Behind the wheel, a dad and his dog, a business executive, a fashionista...and a F1 Red Bull Racing driver. More on the outcome of the race here:

Tags: engine standard technology