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Ghosn spurs Renault-Nissan to greater U.S. clout

April 11, 2014 06:01 CET
Fifteen years after its launch, the Renault-Nissan Alliance is targeting the United States in earnest as CEO Carlos Ghosn pushes his companies into common product architectures, manufacturing and r&d.... Read More »

 

Ghosn spurs Renault-Nissan to greater U.S. clout

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 7, 2014
Fifteen years after its launch, the Renault-Nissan Alliance is coming to the United States in earnest.... Read More »

 

BRUCE GAIN

Hollywood gives French brands a marketing boost

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 21, 2014
PSA and Renault are taking a battering in their slumping French domestic market, but globally the automakers are getting a big marketing boost from Hollywood's film industry.... Read More »

 

Renault aims for No. 2 spot with the Twingo

March 21, 2014 06:15 CET
Renault aims to challenge Fiat's decade-long dominance of the minicar segment with its new Twingo, but says it will not be offering the car at a low price to win sales.... Read More »

 

70% of Twingo's components -- but not styling -- come from Smart cars

March 18, 2014 06:01 CET
The new Smart ForTwo and ForFour will share up to 70 percent of their components with the redesigned Renault Twingo, but they will bear no resemblance to the new Twingo.... Read More »

 

PAUL MCVEIGH

Renault Twingo: a new French revolution

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 5, 2014
The Renault Twingo will stand out in Europe's crowded minicar segment because of its rear-engine layout and rear-wheel drive.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Minicar mania: Renault, PSA, Toyota debut key new entries at Geneva show

March 4, 2014 06:15 CET
Sales in the European minicar segment, the region's third-largest after subcompacts and compacts, are forecast to rise by nearly 20 percent in the next three years as automakers reveal a host of new models.... Read More »

 

2014 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Renault gives the Twingo a radical makeover

Feb. 14, 2014 17:38 CET
Renault is touting a sporty design, maneuverability and a roomy interior as features that will boost sales of its new rear-wheel-drive Twingo in Europe's highly competitive minicar segment.... Read More »

 

2014 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Renault moves upscale with new, rwd Twingo

Feb. 11, 2014 14:12 CET
Renault will unveil its new Twingo minicar at the Geneva auto show in March. The minicar is the automaker's first production model resulting from its production alliance with Daimler.... Read More »

 

Renault-Nissan's platform plan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Carlos Ghosn says the Renault-Nissan Alliance he heads will roll out two shared vehicle platforms, each of which will underpin more than 3 million vehicles, by 2016 as part of a cost-cutting plan.... Read More »

 

PSA IN CRISIS: SPECIAL REPORT

PSA's hits and one miss

Dec. 4, 2013 13:55 CET
PSA has been responsible for some of the biggest automotive innovations of the past few decades. Now, that innovation is under threat as the automaker slashes investment in the face of falling sales.... Read More »

 

PSA IN CRISIS: SPECIAL REPORT

How PSA and France ran out of gas

Dec. 4, 2013 12:34 CET
PSA has spent years watching rivals find great success outside of Europe. Now both PSA and France must find a way -- if there is one -- to compete globally. In PSA's case, the company's future is at stake.... Read More »

 

Smart will unveil new ForTwo, ForFour models next year

Nov. 6, 2013 11:03 CET
Daimler's Smart brand is seeking to revive its fortunes with the release of two refreshed models, the ForTwo and ForFour, next year.... Read More »

 

Renault starts sales of locally built Duster in Indonesia

Sept. 22, 2013 06:01 CET
Renault has started sales of locally assembled Duster SUVs in Indonesia as it seeks to boost growth outside slumping Europe.... Read More »

 

2013 FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

Renault will launch upscale Initiale Paris line in China

Sept. 11, 2013 11:19 CET
Renault will sell upscale vehicles under its new Initiale Paris badge in China as well as Europe to compete with French rival Citroen's DS line.... Read More »

 

2013 FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

Renault concept will preview Initiale Paris upscale line

Sept. 9, 2013 06:01 CET
Renault will unveil a concept car at the Frankfurt auto show that will preview both its forthcoming Initiale Paris upscale line and the successor to the Espace large minivan.... Read More »

 

2013 FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

Smart previews new four-seat model with FourJoy concept

4:19 am U.S. ET | Sept. 6, 2013
Smart says its FourJoy concept previews its new four-seat model that will go on sale in 2014.... Read More »

 

2013 FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

Smart previews new four-seat model with FourJoy concept

Sept. 6, 2013 10:19 CET
Smart says its FourJoy concept previews its new four-seat model that will go on sale in 2014.... Read More »

 

Renault's Ghosn pushes budget cars as EVs fall short

Sept. 5, 2013 10:07 CET
Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn is pinning growth efforts on rising demand for budget cars as his push into higher-priced electric vehicles comes up short.... Read More »

 

2013 FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

Dacia Duster gets more rugged look

Sept. 4, 2013 06:01 CET
Dacia's best-selling model, the Duster SUV, gets a more rugged look to increase its appeal.... Read More »

 

Renault first-half deliveries fall 1.9% on Europe

July 12, 2013 11:34 CET
Renault's first-half vehicle sales fell 1.9% as a contraction in Europe's car market weighed down increases abroad. A 17% rise in Dacia volume was a bright spot for the automaker.... Read More »

 

Nissan aims to add Twizy-topping rival

July 3, 2013 06:01 CET
Nissan is working on an innovative urban electric vehicle that it says improves on the Twizy produced by alliance partner Renault. Etienne Henry, Nissan's head of product strategy and planning, told Automotive News Europe that the new car will combine the compactness and agility of a motorcycle with the weather protection and protective shell of a conventional car.... Read More »

 

Renault pushes Twingo upscale; will drop 3-door version

June 26, 2013 10:10 CET
Renault has high hopes for its new Twingo minicar, which will switch to a five-door layout in a move that may help the automaker win customers downsizing from larger vehicles.... Read More »

 

Renault Espace will be replaced with SUV-styled crossover

June 5, 2013 10:56 CET
Renault will replace its Espace large minivan with an SUV-styled crossover, the automaker's design chief, Laurens van den Acker, said.... Read More »

 

Better Place bites the dust after 5-year run

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 3, 2013
Better Place, the Palo Alto, Calif., company that aimed to change the world with a global system of cars powered by switchable batteries, is going to -- well, a better place.... Read More »

 

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