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Thursday 19 July 2018 by Marion Trumier - Innovation

Waze widget now available in R&Go

A true extension of the dashboard, the R&Go app connected to the vehicle’s Radio Connect R&Go system can be used to display extensive driving information on your smartphone and to access navigation via a specific widget. The use of this app has been made even more practical through a new partnership with Waze.

Tags: application music navigation

Wednesday 11 July 2018 by Rachida Badri - Corporate

Interview of Georgiana Mutu, woman and manager at Pitesti plant

Groupe Renault has made an active commitment: for the company to reap the full benefits of the cultural wealth and diversity offered by all its constituent parts. Gender mix and gender equality is a key area of focus. … in a sector that has historically been less inclined than others pursue this fair balance. It is primarily for this reason that Groupe Renault is particularly keen to recruit women to its workforce, at all levels of the command chain. We talked to Georgiana Mutu, age 34, production workshop manager in engine assembly at the Pitesti plant (Romania), where she manages over 260 men and women.

Tags: Connected Plant Dacia Factory of the future Manufacturing

Tuesday 10 July 2018 by Valérie Calloch - Innovation

The Maubeuge plant: at the heart of the digital transformation

A wide-ranging digital transformation has been in place at all the group's plants since 2017. The Maubeuge plant, already recognized for its performance, is fully committed to the digitalization of its production methods. The aim is to connect people, products and processes, from orders through to vehicle deliveries to customers.

An essential player in the electric vehicle excellence center in France, the plant is planning to invest in the next generation of Kangoo and Kangoo Z.E. light commercial vehicles.

The site is rolling out the resources to prepare for the future and adapt so as to respond to customer requirements and new challenges in the automotive sector.

Tags: Connected Plant Factory of the future Manufacturing

Friday 06 July 2018 by Rachida Badri - Innovation

Plant quality controller: the digitalization of a profession

While the customer is central to the connected and competitive plant of the future, the everyday lives of employees are being simplified by digital technology. More and more operators and managers are equipped with smartphones or tablets to make their work easier. Diana Davidoiu, Quality Controller at the Pitesti plant in Romania, talked to us about the digitalization of her profession.

Tags: Connected Plant Dacia Factory of the future Manufacturing

Thursday 05 July 2018 by Emmanuel GENTY - Innovation

How do we develop an end-to-end system that integrates robo-vehicles and a mobility platform?

Today with the Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab (RNAL), we are starting to test on open roads an end-to-end autonomous mobility service. This is a first in Europe and it includes four electric Renault ZOE robo-vehicles equipped with sensors and embedded intelligence, a customer application to book the trip, a remote fleet control center, connected infrastructure and secure telecommunications networks.

Tags: autonomous drive zoe

Wednesday 27 June 2018 by Rachida Badri - Corporate

“Digital technology makes decision-making easier at plants”

The plant of the future entails the global digital transformation of a manufacturing site. It facilitates production by connecting people and processes. Digitalization fosters the dissemination of the right information to the right place at the right time, the aim being to increase customer satisfaction. As reflected in the work of Gabriel Tanasie, Head of a Connected Basic Work Unit at the Pitesti plant in Romania for a year and a half and connected just recently.

Tags: Dacia digital HR Manufacturing plant