Renault

  • Impressive debut by Tarun Reddy in Formula Renault races 07-04-2014 02:51 PM

    Rockingham: Sixteen-year-old Tarun Reddy from Chennai marked his debut in the 2014 Protyre Formula Renault championship with two sixth-place finishes and an eighth spot in the triple-header here over the weekend. Reddy, driving for the MGR Motorsport team, came in sixth in races one and three, and eighth in race...
  • Formula One standings after the Malaysian Grand Prix 31-03-2014 01:49 PM

    With two wins from two races under their belt in the new Formula One season, Mercedes are powering confidently toward another speedster's paradise in Bahrain this week, albeit with a watchful eye on fast improving rivals Red Bull. Lewis Hamilton's pole-to-flag victory on Sunday ahead of team mate Nico Rosberg...
  • Most of Melbourne problems are resolved, says Renault 25-03-2014 10:38 PM

    Most of the engine problems suffered by Renault-powered cars at the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix have been resolved, the manufacturer said on Tuesday ahead of this weekend's race in Malaysia. Renault supplies world champions Red Bull, their sister team Toro Rosso, Lotus and Caterham with the new V6...
  • Renault to launch sub-Rs 4 lakh car in India in 2015 16-03-2014 01:07 PM

    Kolkata: Renault India said it was aiming to double its marketshare to 5 per cent over the next three to four years, riding its sub-Rs 4 lakh car. "Our current marketshare is 2.6 per cent and in the mid-term (3-4 years) we aim to double the marketshare," Renault country CEO...
  • 2014 Renault Fluence to be launched in India on March 19 15-03-2014 11:43 AM

    Renault showcased the new 2014 Fluence at this year's Auto Expo. The company has already begun production of the car at its Chennai facility based in Oragadam. The car will hit showrooms by March 19. The new Fluence will be available in E2 and E4 trims with a diesel motor....
  • Melbourne will be 'anxious weekend': Renault 04-03-2014 09:59 AM

    Melbourne: Renault have made some progress in ironing out the engine problems that have blighted Formula One preseason testing, but will head into the season-opener in Melbourne with doubts about "incomplete" preparations. Renault supplies champions Red Bull, Toro Rosso, Caterham and Lotus, and the performance of their new engine disappointed...
  • Advertorial: Renault KWID - A new vision tailored for new market needs 10-02-2014 01:49 PM

    Noida: The Renault KWID concept car unveiled at the Delhi Auto Show highlights both Renault's commitment to new markets, such as India, as well as the company's ability to produce appealing products in the compact car segment. The vehicle's fun, yet robust design, along with its technology-driven features, is targeted...
  • Renault launches Duster’s adventure edition at Auto Expo 05-02-2014 04:02 PM

    Renault India on Wednesday unveiled the adventure edition of its popular car Duster on Day 1 of the Auto Expo in Greater Noida. ...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Renault unveils concept car Kwid 05-02-2014 12:34 PM

    Greater Noida: Showing its commitment to the Indian market, French car maker Renault made the global launch of its concept car Kwid here besides introducing new variants of models Fluence and Duster. "This is the first time we have chosen to reveal a concept car outside Europe and this is...
  • Salman Khan becomes India's first owner of a Renault Koleos 03-02-2014 01:24 PM

    Its raining luxury cars for Salman Khan. The actor was gifted the keys of a brand new Koleos at the Renault Star Guild Awards 2014. The premium SUV boasts a monstrous 173 PS engine and has an 8-speaker Bose music system. ...
  • Renault have work cut out after Red Bull woes 01-02-2014 08:44 AM

    Renault recognised they faced a "litany of issues" with their new Formula One engine on Friday after problems forced champions Red Bull to end the first pre-season test early and with barely any laps completed. The dominant team of the last four years packed up and headed for home as...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Renault lineup: Duster, Fluence, Lodgy, Koleos and a new concept car 28-01-2014 11:05 AM

    Renault plans to bring three facelifts and one all new car to the Auto Expo. The facelifts will comprise the updated Koleos SUV, Fluence and Duster, while the new car will be the Lodgy MUV. ...
  • Renault unveils the all new Duster; India launch in early 2014 03-12-2013 10:58 AM

    At the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show, Romanian car maker Dacia took the sheets off the new updated Duster. We had told you back then that it is only a matter of time before the facelift is carried forward to the Renault Duster. Now, Renault has revealed the Duster facelift which...
  • 2013 Nissan Terrano unveiled in India, launch in October 21-08-2013 11:45 AM

    Terrano, the Duster equivalent for Nissan has officially been unveiled today. Born out of the Renault-Nissan alliance, the Terrano bucks the trend of badge engineered cars from the joint venture. While at first glance, it is difficult for a commoner to basically decide whether he/she has seen a Duster or...
  • Renault Twizy now available in a 'Cargo' avatar 28-06-2013 05:52 PM

    Renault's tiny EV, the Twizy, is a two-seater vehicle where the passenger is seated behind the driver. Now, the French carmaker has sacrificed the passenger seat and turned its tiny electric urban stroller into a tiny, one-seat commercial vehicle. Instead of the bicycle type two-seater layout, the rear seat space...
  • Comparison: Ford EcoSport diesel vs Renault Duster diesel 27-06-2013 04:35 PM

    There's seldom been a more closely-fought fight among vehicles. The Renault Duster and the Ford EcoSport are set to be each others' respective arch-nemesis and already we're seeing camps being formed with strong opinions either way. We took a closer look at the two compact SUVs and compared their bits....
  • V6 engines will test driver's technical aspect, feels Prost 25-06-2013 01:17 PM

    Four-time world champion Alan Prost of France believes that introduction of turbocharged 1.6-litre V6 powerplants from the start of 2014 will shift F1's technical focus back onto the engine and away from aerodynamics. Formula One currently uses the normally-aspirated V8 units which will be replaced by V6 powerplants from the...
  • Renault unveil 2014 V6 Formula 1 engine 21-06-2013 08:08 PM

    With the British Grand Prix around the corner, Renault have unveiled their 2014 turbocharged Formula 1 engine. The new engine has been named as Energy F1. It is also Renault's first design for the sport's new turbocharged, energy-recovery technology era. Four-time world champion turned Renault ambassador Alain Prost said, "From...
  • Renault launches diesel variant of Scala at Rs 8.29 lakh 19-06-2013 04:14 PM

    New Delhi: Renault India today introduced an entry level diesel variant of its premium sedan 'Scala', priced at Rs 8.29 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new variant Scala RxE extends the Renault diesel portfolio and offers customers a competitive and well-packaged diesel option, Renault India said in a statement. Scala has...
  • Renault set to power four teams next season 13-06-2013 09:33 PM

    Paris: Renault expect to power four Formula One teams next season with Red Bull's two confirmed and Caterham and Lotus set to renew soon, Renault Sport F1 director Jean-Michel Jalinier said on Thursday. The French manufacturer, who have helped Red Bull sweep up the last three constructors' titles, will supply...
  • Nissan releases sketch of the Terrano SUV; coming to India this year 12-06-2013 11:46 AM

    Nissan India has released a sketch of its Renault Duster-based SUV called the Terrano. The entry-level SUV will be the fourth Nissan to be manufactured at the Oragadam plant along with the Micra, Sunny and Evalia. Far from belief that this SUV will be priced lower than the Duster, Nissan...
  • Formula One team Renault to work on reducing engine costs 27-05-2013 02:14 PM

    Monaco: Renault are committed to Formula One and will work to reduce the cost of their new engine after its introduction next year, the company's chief executive Carlos Ghosn has assured Bernie Ecclestone. Speaking at the Monaco Grand Prix after Renault announced a deal to supply its 2014 engine to...
  • Toro Rosso to use Renault engines in 2014 26-05-2013 03:24 PM

    Monaco: The Red Bull-owned Toro Rosso Formula One team will switch from Ferrari engines to Renault next season, the French manufacturer announced on Sunday. The long-term deal means the Italy-based team will be using the same units and gearboxes as champions Red Bull. Formula One's engine rules are changing next...
  • 2013 Renault Scala Travelogue edition launched at Rs 9.78 lakh 08-04-2013 03:08 PM

    Renault has launched a limited edition variant of its Scala sedan in India. The Scala Travelogue edition, as it is called, is priced at Rs 9.78 lakh, ex-Delhi and comes with a multimedia package with voice-enabled navigation system, Bluetooth and iPod connectivity. It also includes blinkers on the ORVMs, muffler...