Can Road Safety Innovations Ensure A Better Tomorrow?

Posted by on 10 Jun 2020 under Autonomous Cars, News, Renault

Renault Driving Aids

Renault Road Safety Innovations

As many of us will attest, driving today is nothing like it was 50 years ago. For older generations, seat belts were the only road safety features on most cars but that landscape has changed significantly.

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Renault Drive the Future: Part 3 – New Mobility

Posted by on 05 Jun 2020 under Autonomous Cars, Concept Cars, News, Renault

Renault EZ-GO

Renault EZ-GO Concept Car

New mobility is to us what the Model T was to them in 1908. And while the Model T took four or so decades to fully supplant the horse, new mobility will be with us much sooner. South Africa’s small population and few large cities will probably delay the demise of your car parked in your driveway for now. But not forever.

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Renault EZ-Pod Can Get Commuters Into Trains/Buses

Posted by on 06 Jun 2019 under Autonomous Cars, Concept Cars, Renault

Renault EZ-Pods

Renault’s EZ-Pods

“Bumper cars,” my son asserted when seeing the picture. “No, first mile/last mile transport. Autonomous nogal,” I replied. Enter EZ-Pod, Renault’s electric vehicle concept designed to carry people from here to there. The first/last mile.

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Renault, Nissan, And Mitsubishi Buying Into New Mobility

Posted by on 30 May 2019 under Autonomous Cars, News, Renault

Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Logo

Newest Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance Venture

The Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi partnership is investing big money in new mobility. Why are they doing this, and what is new mobility?

New mobility in this sense means cars, specifically the big disruptive changes that will transform the face of motoring. Predictions are that cars and driving will see a revolution in the next five to ten years that would dwarf the evolution of the last five decades. Their investment will guarantee the Partnership a seat on this rollercoaster.

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Renault EZ-ULTIMO Autonomous Shuttle Of The Future

Posted by on 11 Oct 2018 under Autonomous Cars, Concept Cars


The Renault EZ-ULTIMO Is A New Level Of Luxury

The 2018 Paris Motor Show revealed some jaw dropping concept cars with the Renault EZ-ULTIMO one of the standouts. While this autonomous shuttle may be far from reality, it is a tantalising glimpse into the future of motoring and ride sharing.

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Auto-deliveries over Robo-taxis

Posted by on 28 May 2018 under Autonomous Cars

The average automaker’s target market has always been the private consumer. So, naturally, the assumption has always been that the self-driving car would cross the finish line looking like a robo-taxi. Now McKinsey & Co. predicts the future of autonomous driving technology may come in the guise of an automated delivery vehicle, with over 80% of all deliveries becoming unmanned in the next decade.

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Drive Like a Pro

Posted by on 20 Nov 2017 under Autonomous Cars

The race to be the first car manufacturer to produce a line car with autonomous driving capabilities has, up to now, been a very tight one. But, Renault’s recent unveiling of Callie, the AI system that drives its Zoe prototype like a professional test driver, might just put the French automaker ahead of the competition.

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Renault Experiments with Revolutionary Mind-steered SUV

Posted by on 14 Nov 2017 under Autonomous Cars

Renault Experiments with Revolutionary Mind-steered SUV

Renault Experiments with Revolutionary Mind-steered SUV

If you’ve ever had dreams of moving (quite large, very attractive) objects with your mind, you’re in luck. Renault recently broke new ground when they unleashed an experimental model that allowed drivers to control the vehicles with their thoughts. No kidding! The Renault research team have been hard at work trying to provide the means to solve this global teenage dream, and they seem to have cracked it, at least to a certain extent.

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Mobility Providers of the Future

Posted by on 27 Jul 2017 under Autonomous Cars

No longer part of a Steven Spielberg movie plot or quirky feature in a futuristic cartoon, autonomous cars and self-driving technology are both very real. While we are still some time away from self-driving cars hitting the road, the reality is that it is something most of us will see happen in our lifetimes.

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The Autonomous Car Fleet Revolution

Posted by on 03 Apr 2017 under Autonomous Cars

The idea of self-driving cars is no longer just an idea, it is quickly becoming a reality. In fact, in a bid to ensure that the autonomous cars are not just a concept, but indeed part of our daily lives, Renault-Nissan Alliance is partnering with Transdev to integrate this technology so that it becomes a widely available transport option for everyone to use. This marriage is the perfect partnership: Renault-Nissan Alliance brings the automotive expertise, while Transdev provides the know-how when it comes to public and on-demand transport systems.

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