Tag Archives: Renault

Renault’s new self-driving obstacle avoidance technology matches pro drivers

Renault debuted its latest self-driving car on Tuesday. Based on the all-electric Zoe, it is named "Callie," and it is capable of matching the accident avoidance prowess of professional drivers. The self-driving Renault challenged pro drivers in sudden obstacle avoidance tests, and "Callie" performed just as well every single time. The French brand says the...

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Nissan tipped to replace Renault in Formula E

The Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance, currently the world's biggest automaker by volume, plans to launch 12 electric cars between now and 2022. Most of these will come from Nissan which is being positioned as the alliance's core brand for electric cars. However, it is Renault that is currently represented in—and dominating—the...

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McLaren F1 team to ditch Honda for Renault power in 2018

Honda's return to Formula 1 in 2015 as a power unit supplier to McLaren has been disastrous, with the Japanese firm's power units so far proving unreliable and lacking in performance. As a result, McLaren on Friday finally confirmed what had been rumored for some time—that it would cease its partnership with Honda at the end of the current...

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Renault Symbioz concept shows how home and car become one

Renault has used the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show to reveal what it believes transportation in the year 2030 might look like. Spoiler alert: the car isn't just a means of transportation, but an extension of the home. It's called the Renault Symbioz, and it's chock full of futuristic concepts and ideas, but we'll start with the big picture. As mentioned, the...

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Report: McLaren F1 team to ditch Honda for Renault power in 2018

Honda's return to Formula 1 in 2015 as a power unit supplier to McLaren has been disastrous, with the Japanese firm's power units so far proving unreliable and lacking in performance. McLaren is under contract with Honda until 2024 but Motorsport.com has learned from its sources that the two have reached an agreement to end the partnership at...

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Renault Mégane RS makes debut, spicier Trophy model already confirmed

Renault's newest rival to the Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R and Volkswagen Golf R has finally been revealed. The car is a new generation of the Mégane RS, and it's due on sale in markets where the French brand's cars are sold in the spring of 2018. The debut took place on Tuesday at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The new...

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Renault Nissan Alliance becomes world’s biggest automaker

The numbers for the first six months of 2017 are in, and it's the Renault Nissan Alliance that's now the biggest automaker when it comes to sales volume. The worldwide sales of the Renault Nissan Alliance over the first six months of the year came in at a staggering 5.27 million units...

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