Groupe Renault Unveils New Transformation Strategy

Posted by on 17 Feb 2021 under Formula 1 Racing Team, General, News, Renault

Renaulution

Renault plans to shift from volume to value

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance is one of the automotive world’s biggest partnerships with a long list of successes on many fronts. Now, Renault CEO Luca de Meo has announced a new transformation strategy aptly named ‘Renaulution’. And, as the name suggests, the group is preparing for a revolutionary shift in priorities as they move from volume to value.


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The New Renault Triber AMT Makes City Driving A Breeze

Posted by on 08 Jan 2021 under General, New Car Launches, News, Renault, Renault Triber

Renault Triber with AMT

Renault’s AMT Triber is available in South Africa

Renault South Africa launched the manual Triber in February 2020 and now, there’s a new kid on the block. This time the seven-seater Renault Triber gets an automated manual transmission (AMT) which has especially been designed for city driving.


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Renault Duster Bakkie Could Top The Charts In South Africa

Posted by on 28 Dec 2020 under Blog, General, News, Renault Duster

Renault Duster Bakkie

Dacia’s Duster Pick-Up

The history of half tonners in SA is a long one as the selling points were always convenience and nimbleness. Remember the Ford Bantam and Nissan 140? Now, there could be a new kid on the block in the shape of a Renault Duster bakkie.


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The Super Cool Renault Kwid Ultra Limited Edition

Posted by on 21 Dec 2020 under Blog, New Car Launches, News, Renault Kwid

Renault Kwid Ultra

Renault’s Limited Edition Kwid Ultra

The Kwid, Renault’s best seller in South Africa, has now received a new layer of desirability. A highly exclusive layer, it must be said. The new Renault Kwid Ultra Ltd Edt is super cool, but there will only be a hundred of them.


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The New Turbo-Petrol Renault Duster Shows GT-R Tech

Posted by on 09 Nov 2020 under New Car Launches, News, Renault, Renault Duster

Renault Duster Torbo-Petrol

Turbo-Petrol Renault Duster

The Renault Duster has the most powerful petrol engine in its class but is it enough to instil confidence since replacing the old diesel powertrain? Considering the international-spec Renault Duster borrowed some technology from the beloved Nissan GT-R, what do you think?


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E-Tech Hybrid Option Added To The Updated Renault Mégane

Posted by on 02 Nov 2020 under Electric Vehicles, News, Renault, Renault Megane

Renault Mégane

New Renault Mégane E-Tech Plug-in Added

The word ‘iconic’ is used too freely and has lost its impact when it is needed to describe something that is, well, iconic. The Renault Mégane suffers from this verbal inflation because it represented a new design direction when the first generation was launched in 1995. It moved the Renault needle from utilitarian to sexy, and the next three generations set the tone not only for other Renault models but car design in general.


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Renault Kwid Hatchback Becomes A Hybrid-Electric Vehicle

Posted by on 15 Oct 2020 under General, News, Renault, Renault Kwid

Renault Kwid

Renault Kwid Turned Hybrid-Electric Vehicle

We all know and love the budget-friendly, fully-loaded Renault Kwid but now, this little hatchback has been modified into a hybrid-electric vehicle.

First launched in 2015, the entry-level Renault Kwid got a welcome face-lift last year and is currently available in South Africa with a 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol engine. Abroad, the automaker has also produced a 799 cc three-cylinder petrol engine which has now been modified into a hybrid-electric vehicle.


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Uber Goes Big-Time EV With Renault And Nissan

Posted by on 08 Oct 2020 under Electric Vehicles, News, Renault, Renault Zoe

Uber | Groupe Renault

Uber Looks To Renault/Nissan To Go Electric

There are two good reasons to move to electric vehicles (EVs). They are much cheaper to run than comparable internal combustion engine models and they are far greener, even when charged from coal power stations. Oh, but wait! They are very expensive to buy, lack range, and take forever to charge up again. Or are they?


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Celebrating The Renault Clio: 30 Years Of Memories

Posted by on 15 Sep 2020 under News, Renault, Renault Clio, Renault History

New Renault Clio and Renault Clio I

New Renault CLIO E-TECH Hybrid and Renault CLIO I

Very few people don’t know about the Renault Clio whether it’s the first model from 1990 or the latest Renault Clio V. Whether you own one or not, there’s no denying the significant impact this little hatchback has had over the years and will likely continue for some time.


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The Renault Sandero Stepway Is Getting A Techroad Model

Posted by on 08 Sep 2020 under New Car Launches, News, Renault Sandero

Renault Sandero 2020

2020 Renault Sandero

The Renault Sandero Stepway is a firm favourite in the South African smaller crossover segment, competing with the likes of the Polo Cross. It gives you the economy and price level of a good hatch, but with the added nice of its SUV-like look and feel, a higher driving position and a bit more space. And it looks way better than the Logan on which it was based on way back in its first generation in 2007.

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