Group 1 Renault Blog

Welcome to the Group 1 Renault Blog

The Renault brand is one of the fastest growing in South Africa and offers the discerning driver a bit of French Flair, European Stylings and a whole lot of Gallic Passion. With an ever growing selection of vehicles, and more being added all of the time, we’ll never be short of interesting Renault information to share with you. Please feel free to contact us at any time regarding the articles you find here, as our dedicated team of Renault professionals will always be on hand to help you.


Renault Sweeps UK What Car? Awards

Posted by on 01 Apr 2020 under News, Renault Duster, Renault Sandero, Renault Zoe

Renault Sweeps UK What Car? Awards

UK What Car? Awards Winners: Renault’s ZOE, Sandero, Duster and Alpine A110

What Car? Car of the Year awards is the most respected UK acknowledgement of automotive excellence. Four models that fall under the Renault banner were thus rewarded this year.


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Renault Making A Difference In The Circular Economy

Posted by on 24 Mar 2020 under Concept Cars, News, Renault

Renault EZ-PRO, EZ-GO and EZ-ULTIMO,

Renault EZ-PRO, EZ-GO and EZ-ULTIMO: Concept Cars Illustrating Renault’s Vision of Future Mobility

What is a circular economy? In a nutshell, it’s an economic system that focuses on eliminating waste and the continuous use of resources. The circular economy is also often referred to as circularity with systems looking at re-using, sharing, repairing, refurbishment, remanufacturing and recycling. It attempts to create a closed-loop which minimises resource inputs and waste creation, pollution and notably, carbon emissions.


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Hooray For The Renault Hybrids

Posted by on 17 Mar 2020 under News, Renault, Renault Captur, Renault Clio, Renault Megane

Renault Hybrids

Renault Hybrids: Clio E-Tech, Captur E-Tech & Megane E-Tech

Imagine driving to work and back again in the afternoon, without using petrol. Yet being able to go away for the weekend without worrying about charging your battery. Welcome to the world of the hybrid.


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COVID-19 | CORONA VIRUS – Statement from the MD

Posted by on 16 Mar 2020 under General

Group 1 Motors

Supporting Our Customers & Staff. Together we curb the spread.

Dear Customers,

We do not often communicate as a group to our various brand customers, however, we believe this situation requires the most efficient communication method.


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The Renault Twingo ZE Sets The Pace For Electric Cars

Posted by on 10 Mar 2020 under Electric Vehicles, News, Renault

Megane Plug-in Hybrid

Renault’s Mégane To Be Offered With A Plug-In Hybrid Option

In a recent press release about Renault’s success in 2019, they announced the introduction of an all-electric Renault Twingo ZE along with the company’s new E-Tech hybrid technology. The new Twingo will complement the Renault Clio E-Tech hybrid and the Renault Captur E-Tech plug-in hybrid models.


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New Mégane – Now Also With Plug-in Hybrid Option

Posted by on 03 Mar 2020 under New Car Launches, News, Renault, Renault Megane

Megane Plug-in Hybrid

Renault’s Mégane To Be Offered With A Plug-In Hybrid Option

The Renault Mégane has been around since 1995 and sold more than 7 million units. The fourth generation is now either getting a major facelift or this will be a new generation of Mégane altogether. Why are we uncertain? It is a bit of still the same with a lot of brand new and a healthy dollop of wow!


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Damages And Failures Exempt From Renault Warranty Cover

Posted by on 25 Feb 2020 under Renault, Vehicle Tips & Advice

Renault Steering Wheel

Renault Warranty Exemptions Explained

Welcome to part two of the Renault Warranty in-depth explanation for new vehicles. The previous article looked at specific situations where your warranty would be invalid, i.e. when the equipment was installed by a non-accredited technician. In part two, we will share more valuable insights into the particular damages and failures that are exempt from the cover provided by the Renault warranty.


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Renault Now Lets You Speak To Your House When Driving

Posted by on 18 Feb 2020 under News, Renault

Renault & Otodo Logos

Renault Partners With Otodo

Renault and Otodo now lets you tell your house and everything in it what to do and when – even when you are driving.


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What You Need To Know About The Renault Warranty

Posted by on 11 Feb 2020 under Blog, Renault, Vehicle Tips & Advice

Renault Koleos

Renault Warranty Explained – Part 1

One of the first things people ask when buying a new car is whether it comes with a warranty. The good news is that the Renault Warranty is one of our hallmarks which we stand by. As one of the leading car brands in South Africa, we believe in our product and have tailored a warranty that proves our unwavering faith in our workmanship.


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Renault Megane RS Trophy-R Officially The Hottest Hatch

Posted by on 04 Feb 2020 under Blog, News, Renault Megane

Megane RS Trophy-R

Renault Megane RS Trophy-R

If you care more about comfort than speed and handling, get a full-featured car. If you want the hottest hot hatch on the planet, live with less-is-more. The newly-released Renault Megane RS Trophy-R has just been released and it is scorching tracks around the world.


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