Renault

  • 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 ex-Delhi 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 Jean-Michel 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 31-year-old 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 wholly-owned subsidiary, has increased the prices of Duster, mid-segment 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 entry-level hatchback segment and is codenamed XBA. Instead of using Datsun Go as a base, Renault will use the CMF-A platform which it announced along with Nissan last year. The CMF-A is a bit like the versatile Volkswagen MQB platform...
  • Renault Scala Travelogue Edition launched in India at Rs 8.79 lakh June 12, 2014

    Renault India has launched the 2014 Scala Travelogue Edition at Rs 8.79 lakh, ex-Mumbai. This is the second time that the manufacturer has launched a Travelogue Edition of the Scala, the first one being last year. The Renault Scala Travelogue Edition packs in Bluetooth connectivity and a navigation system. Additionally, there...
  • Self-driving cars may hit roads in 2018 June 4, 2014

    Paris: Cars that drive themselves could be on the roads four years from now, provided red tape does not get in the way, Carlos Ghosn, head of the Renault-Nissan alliance, said on Tuesday. Silicon valley companies have long pioneered "autonomous vehicles", and Google tested one in Nevada in 2012. German luxury...
  • Renault to introduce limited edition Duster at Rs 9.9 lakh June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Buoyed by the success of its compact SUV Duster in India, French auto major Renault plans to further strengthen it by launching a 'four-wheel drive' version of the model later this year, besides gearing up for launching a small car next year. In order to celebrate the crossing of...
  • Impressive debut by Tarun Reddy in Formula Renault races April 7, 2014

    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 two...
  • Formula One standings after the Malaysian Grand Prix March 31, 2014

    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 looked...
  • Most of Melbourne problems are resolved, says Renault March 25, 2014

    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 March 16, 2014

    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...
  • 2014 Renault Fluence to be launched in India on March 19 March 15, 2014

    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 March 4, 2014

    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 at...
  • Team Lotus renews engine deal with Renault February 20, 2014

    Lotus and Renault have extended their Formula One partnership for 2014 and beyond, both sides announced in a statement on Thursday. The deal was seen as a formality, with Lotus testing in Bahrain this week with their new car ahead of the season starting in Australia on March 16. Lotus, the former...
  • Advertorial: Renault KWID - A new vision tailored for new market needs February 10, 2014

    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 February 5, 2014

    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 February 5, 2014

    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 eloquent...
  • Salman Khan becomes India's first owner of a Renault Koleos February 3, 2014

    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 February 1, 2014

    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 Renault...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Renault lineup: Duster, Fluence, Lodgy, Koleos and a new concept car January 30, 2014

    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 December 3, 2013

    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 August 21, 2013

    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 June 28, 2013

    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 has...
  • Comparison: Ford EcoSport diesel vs Renault Duster diesel June 27, 2013

    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. Visual...
  • V6 engines will test driver's technical aspect, feels Prost June 25, 2013

    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 June 21, 2013

    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 2014 we...