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Renault-Nissan Alliance Hits Milestone of 350,000 Electric Vehicles Sold, Maintains Position as Global EV Leader

Renault-Nissan Alliance Hits Milestone of 350,000 Electric Vehicles Sold, Maintains Position as Global EV Leader

PARIS and YOKOHAMA, Japan, Sept. 13, 2016 -- Alliance reaches historic EV milestone in August with 100,000 EVs sold in one year Nissan LEAF remains world's most popular electric vehicle with more than 230,000 units sold Renault delivers its 100,000th EV to a customer in Norway Alliance's EV offering continues to improv ... Continue reading

All-New Scénic - Renault's 20th Vehicle To Receive A Five-Star Euro-NCAP Safety Rating

All-New Scénic - Renault's 20th Vehicle To Receive A Five-Star Euro-NCAP Safety Rating

The result highlights Renault's commitment to safety, particularly with the All-New Scénic, which arrives in the UK later this year. The All-New Scénic stands out with a 90 per cent score for adult occupant protection, 82 per cent for children and 67 per cent for pedestrians. ◾ The All-New Renault Scénic has recei ... Continue reading

Cars That Have the Most and Least Maintainence Costs

Cars That Have the Most and Least Maintainence Costs

Washington DC August 12, 2016; The AIADA online newsletter reported that according to the website Priceonomics the Toyota brand and its gas-electric hybrid Prius are the winners in keeping maintenance costs low in the long run and luxury brands like BMW and Mercedes-Benz are on the high end of maintenance costs. Over t ... Continue reading

New Clio: Renault Refreshes Its Best-Seller With The Most Appealing Clio Ever

New Clio: Renault Refreshes Its Best-Seller With The Most Appealing Clio Ever

LONDON - July 17, 2016: For over 25 years, the Renault Clio has consistently changed the game in terms of the equipment it has offered, while at the same time revolutionising the versatile small city car market by incorporating technologies previously reserved for vehicles from higher segments. New Clio remains faithfu ... Continue reading

Renault Mégane Family Is Extended With The Arrival Of All-New Mégane Grand Coupe

Renault Mégane Family Is Extended With The Arrival Of All-New Mégane Grand Coupe

LONDON - July 12, 2016: After the reveal of All-New Mégane in 2015 and All-New Mégane Sport Tourer in March 2016, All New Mégane Grand Coupé is the latest model in the Mégane family. The new four-door saloon is part of the renewal of the Renault range. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles, growing EV hype is not only strange and unsettling but good for Big Oil and very dangerous for America. Big Power has aligned itself with Big Oil to take American eyes off of a quick, easy and very doable solution to rid the United States' of its addiction to both foreign and domestic oil based fuels ... Continue reading

All-New Renault Grand Scénic

All-New Renault Grand Scénic

Fluid and elegant styling, with five or seven seats ◾ Global debut of seven- and five- seat All-New Grand Scénic ◾ 24cm longer and an extra 222dm3 boot capacity compared to All-New Scénic ◾ Unprecedented 20-inch wheels as standard across the line-up. Two-tone livery available. ◾ Hybrid Assist ... Continue reading

Renault Unveils New Koleos At 2016 Beijing Auto Show

Renault Unveils New Koleos At 2016 Beijing Auto Show

Renault is revealing the new KOLEOS at the 2016 Beijing International Automobile Exhibition, the newest addition to its global portfolio. The new KOLEOS delivers all that is expected of a D-segment SUV: ◾Powerful, muscular exterior lines ◾Unparalleled four-wheel drive technology ◾Real all-terrain abil ... Continue reading

Renault Twingo Set To Provide London With The Ultimate Test Drive Experience

Renault Twingo Set To Provide London With The Ultimate Test Drive Experience

LONDON - April 19, 2016: Renault is set to offer Londoners the ultimate urban test drive this week with a fleet of 70 Renault Twingos being set loose around the capital’s streets to provide a test drive experience with a difference – including the chance to win tickets to a secret concert. Between Wednesday 2 ... Continue reading

Renault Kaptur: A New Four-Wheel Drive Crossover For Russia

Renault Kaptur: A New Four-Wheel Drive Crossover For Russia

MOSCOW - March 31, 2016: Renault extended its range today with the presentation in Moscow of the all-new Renault KAPTUR crossover which will be equipped with four-wheel drive transmission in Russia. The KAPTUR is one of the 10 new models that Groupe Renault’s President and CEO Carlos Ghosn announced for this year ... Continue reading

Renault Twizy has been certified by Transport Canada +VIDEO

Renault Twizy has been certified by Transport Canada +VIDEO

TERREBONNE, QC - March 19, 2016: AZRA Canada is proud to confirm that the all-electric Renault Twizy 40, has been certified by Transport Canada. Provincial authorization processes are underway and the first Twizy should be able to circulate on Canadian streets in the coming months. Specific details regarding the Twizy ... Continue reading

2016 World Car of the Year - Top Three Finalists In Five Categories Revealed in Geneva

2016 World Car of the Year - Top Three Finalists In Five Categories Revealed in Geneva

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel GENEVA, Switzerland. March 2, 2016. During a press conference at the Geneva Auto Show on Tuesday, the top three finalists have been announced in five categories. The winners of the 2016 World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Ca ... Continue reading

Future Look At EV Batteries

Future Look At EV Batteries

Special to The Auto Channel From: Dr. Brian Morin President & COO of Dreamweaver International •There are technologies that can take >50% of the cost out of manufacturing batteries. •If the Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt can achieve volume, these technologies and others are sure to be implemented. •Once im ... Continue reading

Renault Unveils the New SCENIC and the New MEGANE Estate at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show

Renault Unveils the New SCENIC and the New MEGANE Estate at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show

GENEVA, March 1, 2016 -- World premiere: the new SCENIC, a fresh take on the MPV concept. World premiere: the new MEGANE Estate, presented in the form of the new MEGANE Estate GT. Renault also takes the wraps off the ZOE Swiss Edition, a high-end version of its popular electric city car. As its product offensive contin ... Continue reading

Renault Provides Pre-launch Glimpse of New Scenic at 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Renault Provides Pre-launch Glimpse of New Scenic at 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Revitalising the MPV segment GENEVA - February 29, 2016: The guiding principle behind the fourth-generation SCENIC was to provide a completely fresh take on the compact MPV. For the first time, like the new Espace, the model features a three-part windscreen that provides a panoramic view and enhanced visibility. A numb ... Continue reading

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