A Renault Bakkie for Australia May Echo in South Africa

Posted by on 17 Nov 2019 under News, Renault Alaskan

Renault Alaskan

Renault’s Alaskan

A Renault bakkie for South Africa? In a roundabout way perhaps. Here is the story.

A bakkie is called a Ute in Australia, short for utility vehicle. Utes are big down under, with their miles and miles of nothing much there. Renault already has a bakkie called the Alaskan. This is based on the Nissan Navara, like the Merc X-Class bakkie.


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Comparing The Renault Kwid, Sandero and Clio

Posted by on 14 Nov 2019 under Renault, Renault Clio, Renault Kwid, Renault Sandero

Renault Cars

Renault’s Kwid, Sandero & Clio

The French automaker has made its impact in South Africa and around the world for some time. Their small budget cars have taken centre stage with the likes of the Renault Kwid, Renault Sandero and even the Renault Clio.

Now, they’ve even gone one step further with their #GetCloser initiative and we take a closer look at what that means for Renault drivers. At the same time, we wanted to highlight some of the features to remind everyone just how good the Renault Kwid, Renault Sandero and Renault Clio are.


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Renault’s Small EV May Spark Affordable Revolution

Posted by on 03 Nov 2019 under Electric Vehicles, New Car Launches, News, Renault Kwid

Renault City K-ZE

Renault City K-ZE: The KWID-based EV

Sometimes major events start with a bang, sometimes they are almost silent. Quiet, like an electric car.

This major event was the launch of the electric Renault City K-ZE in China. It is based on the super affordable Renault Kwid first launched in the Indian market. The City K-ZE could well be the most important car of this century thus far.


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The New Renault Koleos Is The Complete SUV Package

Posted by on 27 Oct 2019 under Blog, Renault, Renault Koleos

2019 Renault Koleos

The 2019 Renault Koleos

As far as SUVs go, there are many good options and, now, the new generation Renault Koleos is among them. The new generation Renault SUV came to South Africa in February 2019 and according to Renault: “It has been well received by virtue of its extremely competitive pricing for a high-end SUV, loaded with technologically advanced features”.


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Renault Duster 2019 – The Same Great SUV, But Better

Posted by on 19 Oct 2019 under Blog, Renault, Renault Duster

2019 Renault Duster

The 2019 Renault Duster

Put the larger split rear seat flat and you can load a double bass flat in the back of a Renault Duster. Put the bass on its side and you can fit in a string quartet, including the cello. This was not possible in the old shape X-Trail, then considered the king of cargo.

If the reader suspects the writer has first-hand knowledge of the Renault Duster, this is true.


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The Performance-Busting 2019 Renault Megane RS Trophy R

Posted by on 13 Oct 2019 under News, Renault Megane

Renault Megane RS Trophy R

The Renault Megane RS Trophy R

The 2019 Renault Megane RS Trophy R is the flagship of all flagships. While details were scarce earlier this year, we now have all the information you need. Not only is it more powerful but they have also added a host of “additional performance-focused” features as described by the French automaker.


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Renault’s Electric Vehicle Range Taking Shape

Posted by on 06 Oct 2019 under Electric Vehicles, Renault, Renault Twizy, Renault Zoe

Renault E.V.

New Renault Electric Vehicle

Z.E. stands for Zero Emissions and is the Renault designation for a fully electric vehicle, i.e. no exhaust pipe. Renault is big on electric vehicles, and their plans for the near future are becoming clearer.


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Renault’s 50-Year History With Dacia

Posted by on 28 Sep 2019 under Blog, Renault, Renault History

Dacia Logo

Renault & Dacia’s History

It is called Renault Bucharest Connected and finally unites the disparate Dacia facilities Renault bought 20 years ago in one modern complex. This includes an ultra-modern design centre with state of the art resources. There are digital design and modeling facilities and 30 designers and model makers from around the world.


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The New Renault Triber Is Coming To South Africa

Posted by on 23 Sep 2019 under New Car Launches, News, Renault, Renault Triber

Renault Triber

Renault Triber Coming to SA!

Its official, the new seven-seater Renault Triber is coming to South Africa in 2020. The new Triber is built on Renault’s modular CMF-A+ platform that also underpins the Kwid hatchback. It is the epitome of “value-for-money” slotting in seamlessly above the Renault Kwid and likely set to challenge the Datsun GO+.

The French automaker confirmed that the 2020 Renault Triber will be manufactured in Chennai and sold to the eager public in India at a very competitive price toward the second half of 2019. This new addition to the Renault family has been described as a “joint project” between their Indian and French teams.


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Renault Is Embracing The Future Cloud With Microsoft

Posted by on 13 Sep 2019 under Blog, News, Renault

Renault & Microsoft

Renault Is Joining Forces With Microsoft

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has joined forces with Microsoft to create the Alliance Intelligent Cloud. Wait, what is it? Is it important? Let’s have a look.

Who is doing this?


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