Tag: Renault

Dacia Duster Was EU’s Second Best-Selling Car In August Behind The VW Golf – See How The Rest Fared

It’s no secret that the Duster is Dacia’s best-selling model in Europe, followed closely by the Sandero hatchback. But did you know these two were among the top five best-selling models in the European Union in August? Actually, the Duster finished the month in second place, with 19,451 units sold (up 10.8 percent year-over-year), according […]

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New Renault Megane RS Trophy-R Is Not THAT Expensive In Australia

Depending on where you live, Renault’s Megane RS Trophy-R could cost you almost as much as a new Porsche 718 Cayman GT4. Not in Australia, though, where pricing starts at AU$74,990 (equal to US$51,058/€45,980), making it one of the most affordable Trophy-Rs globally. According to the company’s local branch, the entire allocation for Australia has […]

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Renault and Waymo Exploring Self-Driving Paris Airport Service

Renault and Waymo are putting together an initiative that explores setting up an autonomous mobility service between Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris and La Defense. This project is part of Renault’s commitment to offering innovative and accessible solutions that fight urban congestion. The French government is also committed to the development of autonomous vehicles, […]

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Renault’s Sharpening Up Its Electric Game, Zero-Emissions Twingo Comes Into Play

Renault’s smallest car, the Twingo, seems to be ready to make the transition to battery-electric power. This would allow it to challenge the likes of the Volkswagen e-Up! and other zero-emission A-segment hatchbacks out there. If the report from Autocar turns out to be true, then the electric Twingo should arrive as early as next […]

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Renault Could Rival VW’s ID.3, Tesla Model 3 With Larger Electric Car

Renault is expecting strong demand for the new generation Zoe, but their involvement with zero-emission vehicles will soon become much larger. According to Bloomberg, who spoke with Emmanuel Bouvier, the man at the helm of the company’s EV business, the French automaker is planning a larger model that would target the new Volkswagen ID.3 or […]

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2020 Renault Captur Vies For European Supremacy, Featured In Huge Gallery

As a follow-up to a model that ruled its market segment in Europe, the second-generation Renault Captur has no option but to be at least as successful. It won’t be easy, though, as the competition has got stronger as well, with serious rivals including all-new models such as the Nissan Juke, Peugeot 2008, Ford Puma, […]

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The $88,480 Renault Megane R.S. Trophy-R Is Ridiculously Expensive, Is It Worth It?

Renault has long been one of leaders in the world of high-performance, front-wheel drive hatches and the new Megane R.S. Trophy-R is its latest, fastest, and most expensive offering ever. Top Gear Magazine recently gathered together some of the planets most remarkable performance cars for its annual Car of the Year shoot and this short […]

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Renault Could Kill The Clio RS, Replace It With A Hot Electric Zoe RS

The ever-tighter carbon dioxide emissions regulations seem to have sealed the fate of yet another exciting car: the Renault Clio RS. The French company’s representatives told AutoExpress that the hot supermini is no longer feasible in its current form. But don’t fret, because Renaultsport won’t simply pull the plug and forget it ever existed, as […]

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Corporate Coup? Renault Officially Needs a New CEO

<img data-attachment-id="1692102" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1166218852.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Renault sign" data-image-description=" josefkubes/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1166218852-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1166218852-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1692102″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1166218852-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1166218852-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1166218852-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1166218852-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1166218852-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1166218852-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1166218852.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Renault’s board of directors met today to decide the fate of CEO Thierry Bolloré. Though we should say ex-CEO, […]

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Renault CEO’s Removal Could Come Soon

<img data-attachment-id="1676412" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Renault logo" data-image-description=" Jevanto Productions/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676412″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The French media is reporting that Renault CEO Thierry Bolloré could be removed as part of a greater […]

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All-New 2020 Dacia Sandero Starts Testing, Looks Like A Budget Clio

Dacia has begun testing the third-generation Sandero hatchback on public roads. It was also about time, since the current model has been on sale since 2012 and received a mild refresh in 2016. As you can see, the prototype is heavily camouflaged and even features some padding to disguise its shape. Still, it’s pretty obvious […]

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Nissan’s Management Problem

<img data-attachment-id="1675250" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707.jpg" data-orig-size="950,638" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="nissan logo emblem" data-image-description=" Memory Stockphoto/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-450×302.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-610×410.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1675250″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-610×410.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”410″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-610×410.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-450×302.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-768×516.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-120×81.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707.jpg 950w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Tuesday, a subset of Nissan’s board intends to request access to a list of 80 Nissan […]

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The New Renault Zoe Could Become The Cheapest Car You’ll Ever Own

Renault has been continuously updating the electric Zoe ever since it launched in the European market in 2012, but this last iteration is by far the biggest and more impressive change in the model’s successful career. The biggest highlight is of course the adoption of a new larger 52 kWh battery pack, which enables the […]

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The Final Three: Renault Chairman Assesses Nissan’s Candidates for CEO

<img data-attachment-id="1689240" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,751" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="nissan badge" data-image-description=" rmcarvalhobsb/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1689240″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-768×577.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The hunt for Nissan’s next chairman has been narrowed to three potential candidates. Their final challenge will be […]

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Facelifted 2020 Renault Kwid Adopts K-ZE Face, Triber Interior Bits

Roughly four years after its world debut in India, the Renault Kwid crossover receives its first major facelift. Unsurprisingly, India is also the first market worldwide to get the facelifted Kwid, which adopts strong design cues from China’s K-ZE electric crossover unveiled earlier this year. The main updates take place at the front where the […]

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2020 Renault Zoe Electric Subcompact Hatch Might Just Convince You To Go Green

One of the best-selling electric cars on the market, the Renault Zoe, has just gotten a significantly improved second generation. Changes for the 2020 Zoe include a redesigned front end, new LED headlights, taillights and fog lamps, as well as reshaped bumpers, new colors and wheels. On the inside, the car features a new dashboard […]

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Renault Chairman Still Carries a Torch for FCA Merger

<img data-attachment-id="1677540" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215.jpg" data-orig-size="4743,3327" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"2019 – Nouveau Conseil op\u00e9rationnel de l\u2019Alliance","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"2019 – Nouveau Conseil op\u00e9rationnel de l\u2019Alliance","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Jean-Dominique Senard 2019 – Nouveau Conseil opérationnel de l’Alliance" data-image-description=" Renault ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-450×316.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-610×428.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1677540″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-610×428.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”428″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-610×428.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-450×316.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-768×539.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-120×84.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> While […]

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