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  • Renault need another 2 races to make competitive engine April 18, 2015

    Bahrain: Formula One manufacturer Renault need two more races before providing a competitive engine again at the Monaco Grand Prix, according to chief technical officer Rob White. Renault, which supplies engines to Red Bull and Toro Rosso, are under heavy pressure following a poor start to the season for both teams. At...
  • Renault offer no guarantees for Bahrain reliability April 16, 2015

    Manama: Renault say they have done their best to fix the engine problems that blighted last weekend's Chinese Grand Prix but offered no guarantee on Thursday that Sunday's race in Bahrain would be trouble free. "In the short time since the Chinese Grand Prix we have been checking and rechecking systems...
  • Renault plans to enter into used car business in India April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: French car major Renault plans to venture into used car business in India in the second half of this year as it looks to strengthen its position in the country, where it aims to have 5 per cent market share by the end of 2016. Besides, the company which...
  • Renault braced for more pain in Bahrain April 12, 2015

    Renault have warned Red Bull and Toro Rosso to expect more pain in Bahrain after both Formula One teams suffered power unit problems in China on Sunday. Former champions Red Bull scored just two points in Shanghai while their sister team drew a blank after engine-related retirements. Daniil Kvyat's race ended spectacularly...
  • Red Bull to quit Formula One if Renault has no competitive engine April 9, 2015

    Vienna: Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz says the team will quit Formula One if engine supplier Renault doesn't manage to build "a competitive power unit." Mateschitz tells the Austria Press Agency "we'll only stay in Formula One if we have a competitive team, and we need a competitive power unit for...
  • Renault Lodgy MPV launched in India at Rs 8.19 lakh April 9, 2015

    Renault has opened sales of the new Lodgy MPV in India at Rs 8.19 lakh-11.79 lakh, ex-Delhi. The Renault Lodgy is a 7/8 seater which will take on the likes of the Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo and to some extent even the Maruti Ertiga and Honda Mobilio. It is available...
  • Renault Lodgy MPV to be launched in India on April 9 April 6, 2015

    The much-awaited Renault Lodgy will be available for sale in the company's showroom across India come April 9, 2015. The Renault Lodgy will be up against the Toyota Innova as well as the Mahindra Xylo. Customers can right now pre-book their Lodgy MPVs at Renault showrooms with a booking amount...
  • Renault considering pulling out of Formula One March 27, 2015

    Sepang: French automaker Renault, which supplies engines to the Red Bull and Torro Rosso teams, says it is considering pulling out of Formula One due to the damage done to its reputation after a very difficult start to the new season. Cyril Abiteboul, managing director of Renault Sport F1, said Friday;...
  • Overdrive: All about Renault Lodgy March 21, 2015

    In this episode of Overdrive, we review Renault Lodgy. Also on the show, get all the latest world motoring news. ...
  • Renault launches new-generation Duster in India at Rs 8.30 lakh March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Automaker Renault India today launched the new generation Duster priced at Rs 8.30 lakh(Delhi ex-showroom). The new range boasts of superior engineering, all-new safety and comfort features and improved fuel efficiency, made possible by several technical and design enhancements, the company said in a statement.The new generation Duster price...
  • Renault Lodgy MPV expected to be launched in India by March-end March 6, 2015

    Chennai: Automaker Renault India today said it will roll-out a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) 'Lodgy' and a small car this year and expects to double its sales in two years. "India is a strong market for Renault and we have strong presence in the country. We will launch MPV Lodgy by month-end...
  • Renault launches the new Pulse in India at Rs 5.03 lakh onwards February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Contrary to rumours of Renault India discontinuing the Pulse and Scala, the French carmaker has just launched a refreshed 2015 Pulse. Prices for the new Renault Pulse start at Rs 5.03 lakh (ex-Delhi). The refreshed Pulse comes with additional features such as automatic headlamps, steering mounted audio controls and...
  • Sponsored: Renault launches new global digital strategy first in India January 29, 2015

    - Renault offers customers an unmatched experience with brand new digital identity - Is now live on www.renault.co.in and offers a seamless experience to customers across the mobile, tablet and desktop The internet is becoming one of the most important channels of information for customers looking to buy a new car. Every...
  • Renault confident of making big step up January 28, 2015

    London: Revamped Renault are confident their Formula One power unit will be a lot better this season after struggling in a 2014 campaign dominated by Mercedes. "We knew what we had to do over the winter and we know what we have achieved," F1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul said on Wednesday...
  • Advertorial: Renault LODGY steals center stage at Star Guild Awards January 20, 2015

    Renault was the main attraction in the star studded Renault Star Guild Awards and celebrities were happy checking out Renault Cars. Many of them posed around after signing on the Renault Duster on the Red carpet. The highlight of the show was the showcasing of the new Renault LODGY on...
  • Boost for McLaren after Honda win engine argument January 17, 2015

    London: McLaren have been given a boost after Formula One's governing body tweaked the rules to allow Honda, the team's new partner, to develop their engine this season in line with rival manufacturers. The Japanese company, who have replaced Mercedes at McLaren, are returning to Formula One as the sport's fourth...
  • Datsun Go+ to Renault Lodgy: MPVs coming to India in 2015 December 30, 2014

    A segment apart from the SUVs which has seen tremendous growth in the recent times is MPVs. The people carriers are now being widely accepted as family vehicles akin to station wagons in North America. The Ertiga was the first one in 2012 to bring about a huge change in...
  • Auto industry gives thumbs-up to deregulation of diesel prices October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Auto industry on Sunday welcomed the government's move to deregulate diesel prices, saying the clarity on fuel prices would help the manufacturers plan for future products and investments in a better way. "It is great that the government has been able to deregulate the diesel prices. Now the...
  • Renault to enter used car business in India; plans to launch two new models next year October 3, 2014

    Paris: French auto major Renault plans to enter new verticals, including used car business in India next year, besides launching two new models, to make its presence felt in the market which it sees as "the biggest challenge". The company, which is targeting a market share of over 5 per cent...
  • Renault Duster AWD launched in India at Rs 11.89 lakh September 24, 2014

    The AWD version of the much loved Duster is finally here. Renault has launched its flagship version of the Duster in two flavours in India, the mid spec RXL and top end RXZ. Prices start at Rs 11.89 lakh and go upto Rs 12.99 lakh ex-showroom-Delhi. The Renault Duster AWD...
  • Renault Duster AWD to be launched in India on September 24 September 23, 2014

    Renault India will launching the Duster All Wheel Drive (AWD) on September 24. The Renault Duster AWD offers three modes, operated by a dial in the centre console. These three modes are two-wheel drive, automatic and four-wheel drive which can be manually locked. There is a different suspension set up...
  • Renault to launch two new cars next year in India August 25, 2014

    Kochi: Renault India will launch a Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV) and a small car next year to increase its market share to 5 per cent in two years. "We are ready with the next car. We have products in the pipeline which will give us volume and We want to cross...
  • Renault Duster: Renault India launches the second anniversary edition at Rs 8.8 lakh July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Renault India is celebrating the second anniversary of its very popular SUV, the Duster with a limited edition version. The Renault Duster second anniversary edition is priced at Rs 8.8 lakh exDelhi and is available with the 85PS diesel trim. The SUV will be on sale till July 20,...
  • Renault reshuffle after Red Bull criticism July 4, 2014

    Silverstone: The Renault engine supply team that powered Sebastian Vettel to four successive Formula One championships announced a major reshuffle on Thursday after mounting criticism from Red Bull. The most dramatic move saw Renault Sport F1 president and managing director JeanMichel Jalinier resign and retire. He was replaced by Jerome Stoll, who...
  • Susie Wolff adds female face to Friday F1 practice July 4, 2014

    Silverstone: Susie Wolff will accelerate out of the Silverstone pitlane on Friday to become the first woman driver in 22 years to take part in a grand prix weekend. It is a big step for the 31yearold Scot, who replaces Williams' Finnish regular Valtteri Bottas for first practice at the British...
  • Renault hikes prices of Duster, Scala and Pulse July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: French auto major Renault has hiked the prices of its three vehicles in India, including compact sports utility vehicle Duster, by one per cent to partially offset rising input costs. The company, which is present in India through a whollyowned subsidiary, has increased the prices of Duster, midsegment sedan...
  • Renault India to launch its Alto 800 rival by 2015 June 16, 2014

    Renault India is planning to launch its own take for the entrylevel hatchback segment and is codenamed XBA. Instead of using Datsun Go as a base, Renault will use the CMFA platform which it announced along with Nissan last year. The CMFA is a bit like the versatile Volkswagen MQB platform...