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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

06 July 2018 by Groupe Renault - 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

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

27 June 2018 by Groupe Renault - 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

26 June 2018 by Emmanuel GENTY - Innovation

Private or open: how might we imagine the interior of a future robot-vehicle?

Between now and the end of 2018, members of the public will be able to step inside autonomous ZOE vehicles placed on the road as part of Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab. Groupe Renault is a partner in this ride-hailing shared-mobility trial, which it sees as the perfect opportunity to organize user tests on the interior layout of its future robot-vehicles.

Tags: autonomous drive zoe

25 June 2018 by Groupe Renault - Corporate

Dacia simply successful

As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of Dacia in Romania, Groupe Renault talks about how momentum has developed since the renewal of the brand in 2004. It has already engaged five million consumers with its unique business model. Initiated with the launch of Logan, the Global Access program (Renault and Dacia) is a cornerstone of the group’s strategy for international expansion. Let’s take a closer look.

Tags: Dacia Global Access

22 June 2018 by Valérie Calloch - Corporate

Renault's Cléon Plant : among the Group's technological showcase

With nearly 100 million engines and gearboxes produced, the Cleon plant is celebrating its 60th spring this year.

Originally created to manufacture gearboxes, it also produces gasoline engines, diesel engines and electric motors.

Resolutely looking to the future, it is one of the Group's pilot sites for industry 4.0.

Faced with a rapidly growing market, the plant will triple its electric motor production capacity and industrialize a new generation electric engine from 2021.

Tags: cléon Manufacturing