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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 06 June 2018 by Thomas AUDEBERT - Heritage

Renault travels back in time with Marcel

Renault is celebrating its 120th birthday! To celebrate in fitting style, customers of the Marcel ride-hailing service were treated to a unique experience on board some of the brand’s legendary models. The customers enjoyed an enchanted ride in the famous AG1 “Taxi de la Marne”, the “Project 900” concept car with a V8 engine, and the first-generation Espace.

Tags: 120ans

Friday 01 June 2018 by Valérie Calloch - Corporate

“Digital technology must simplify the daily life of operators and managers”

Eric Marchiol, Director of Manufacturing Digital Transformation at Groupe Renault, works on the performance of all of the group’s plants. He shares his vision of the plant of the future with us - 100% focused on customer satisfaction - and reminds us that its competitiveness depends above all on the men and women who keep it running.

Tags: Manufacturing marque technology

Thursday 31 May 2018 by Emmanuel GENTY - Cars

The very first Master Z.E. fleet deployed by PostNL in the Netherlands

The latest addition to the Groupe Renault electric light commercial vehicles (LCV) range, the Master Z.E has been chosen by the Dutch postal company PostNL to ensure zero emissions deliveries. PostNL will deploy a fleet of 17 vehicles during 2018 and is aiming to cover 25 city centres by 2025. Alliance Senior Vice President, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi LCV Business, Ashwani Gupta explains how Master Z.E. effectively meets the needs of companies specializing in “last mile deliveries”.

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Friday 25 May 2018 by Thomas AUDEBERT - Innovation

Viva technology 2018 : Hacked by Groupe Renault

By organizing a hackathon, in partnership with TechCrunch, Groupe Renault will take part for the first time in Viva Technoloy which takes place from May 24th-26th. For 24hrs, web specialists and programmers will challenge themselves to imagine the future of autonomous and connected vehicles.

Tags: innovation intelligence

Wednesday 16 May 2018 by Groupe Renault - Innovation

Electric Vehicles: Groupe Renault works hand in hand with fire services

As both a pioneer in the world of electric cars and the Europe’s EV market leader, Groupe Renault is committed to safety. According to Claire Petit-Boulanger, the Group’s Emergency Response Safety Expert, Renault’s electric vehicle safety programme is unique. Her newest and most valuable recruit is Lieutenant Colonel Christophe Lenglos from the Yvelines Fire and Emergency Services. He has recently been seconded to Groupe Renault’s CSR Department.

Tags: electric vehicle road safety

Tuesday 15 May 2018 by Valérie Calloch - Heritage

In 1965, Renault introduced the Renault 16, the ideal car for enjoying public holidays in the spring!

Innovative and versatile, the Renault 16 made everything possible: users could make the most of public holidays in the spring by enjoying long weekends away, drive their family into the countryside or go bargain-hunting at flea markets then easily transport their newfound treasures! For 120 years, Renault has never stopped innovating to meet its customers’ demands.

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