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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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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Renault Sandero Comes Out Tops as ‘Mom’ Car – Here’s Why

Posted by on 05 Aug 2019 under Blog, Renault, Renault Sandero

2019 Renault Sandero

Renault Sandero Makes A Great Family Car

When you become a parent, a lot of things change. White couches, for one thing, are no longer something you get to enjoy. An uninterrupted 8 hours of restorative rest? Nope, sorry. The same goes for lingering dinners over candlelight, binge-watching any series other than Peppa Pig and Paw Patrol, and going to the loo alone. Another thing that changes is the way you look at cars.


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Vehicle To Grid – Using Your EV To Feed The Network

Posted by on 27 Jun 2019 under Blog, News, Renault, Renault Zoe

Renault Vehicle-To-Grid

Renault Vehicle-To-Grid

So your plug-in electric is greenest when it uses renewable energy to charge. No dirty coal or hang-around-for-ever nuclear. But now the sun’s not shining and the wind isn’t blowing, but you are not using your green mobile. So you plug it in and give back, getting paid for it.


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Renault In China, The Car Market Of This Century

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

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi

We recently wrote about the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi partnership investing heavily in new mobility in China. Two things here: new mobility and China.


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2019 Renault Kwid Gets A Facelift

Posted by on 15 May 2019 under Blog, New Car Launches, News, Renault, Renault Kwid

New Renault KWID

2019 Renault KWID

Toward the latter part of 2018, there were several reports of a facelifted Renault Kwid heading to South Africa. That rumour has been confirmed as an updated version will be on sale in October.

The Renault Kwid first launched in India as far back as September 2015 and reached our shores in November 2016. Since then, the Renault Kwid has become a popular choice for many taking 3rd place overall of South Africa’s top 10 best-selling passenger cars in February 2019 with 1 069 units. On top of that, they have sold over 20 000 vehicles since its November 2016 debut.


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2020 Renault Megane RS Trophy-R Tested At Nürburgring

Posted by on 30 Apr 2019 under Blog, News, Renault

2020 Renault Megane RS Trophy-R

2020 Renault Megane RS Trophy-R

The new Renault Megane RS Trophy-R has been spotted at the Nürburgring in a likely attempt to reclaim the title for front-wheel drive hot hatchbacks. While Honda currently holds the record, the new Renault Megane RS has apparently shed some weight to set an even quicker time around the track.


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Renault-Nissan Considering A Merger With Fiat Chrysler

Posted by on 23 Apr 2019 under Blog, News, Renault

Renault Might Partner With Fiat Chrysler

Renault Might Partner With Fiat Chrysler

A new potential merger of mammoth proportions could be on the horizon as Renault SA is set to restart merger talks with Nissan Motor Co within 12 months. This will be the first step toward creating an even bigger auto conglomerate involving both companies bidding for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV.

According to the Financial Times, a new alliance board with Renault chairman, Jean-Dominique Senard, at the helm will add further confidence to both sides to continue with the merger plans. On the face of it, Renault, Nissan, Fiat and Chrysler joining forces will create an automaker that could really compete with global competitors like Volkswagen AG and Toyota Motor Corp.


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Renault Launches V2G Trial Using AC Charging

Posted by on 15 Apr 2019 under Blog, News, Renault

François Farion

Vehicle-To-Grid From Renault

Groupe Renault has started a new trial allowing drivers of electric vehicles to give energy back to the grid while recharging at public power points. The V2G trial scheme is taking place in the Dutch city of Utrecht with 15 Renault ZOEs that are specially modified to accept a reverse charge. This will allow them to can send power back to the grid during peak usage times while aiding the strained power networks at busier times.


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Renault Samsung Motors Reveal The XM3 Inspire Concept

Posted by on 09 Apr 2019 under Blog, Concept Cars, News, Renault

XM3 Inspire Concept

The XM3 Inspire Concept by Renault Samsung Motors

The 2019 Seoul Motor Show revealed the Renault Samsung Motors XM3 Inspire Concept and from the onset, it was clear that the XM3 had a lot in common with the Renault Arkana which debuted at the Moscow International Auto Salon in Russia last August.


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