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Top 10 most innovative small cars of all time

Feb 15, 2017

Once upon a time small cars were known for being spartan and threadbare contraptions, with little to no comforts or features. Because profit margins are usually higher on larger cars, automakers can rarely afford to...

2017 Renault Megane GT-Line 1.2T review (video)

Feb 11, 2017

Despite the ongoing prevalance of SUVs and dual-cab pickup trucks/utes, one segment of passenger cars is holding steady and has replaced the large Aussie sedan to become the default segment for buyers. The C-segment small...

Renault Koleos vs Mazda CX-5: 2WD SUV comparison (video)

Feb 04, 2017

If you’re in the market for a mid-size SUV, or even a mid-size wagon, here we present you with two options. It’s the very popular Mazda CX-5 versus the Euro newcomer, the suave-looking Renault Koleos....

Mitsubishi to share future Renault-Nissan EV platform – report

Dec 21, 2016

Renault-Nissan will share an EV platform and technology with not only Renault as previously reported for the next LEAF and Zoe, but also newly-acquired Mitsubishi. The plans is set to help reduce costs on upcoming...

Nissan and Renault to share future small car EV platform, for next LEAF & Zoe

Dec 14, 2016

Renault and Nissan have announced plans to collaborate and develop an all-new EV platform to be shared for the next-generation Renault Zoe and Nissan LEAF models. The news comes via Arnaud Deboeuf, senior VP of...

Engine downsizing trend to flip, larger engines more efficient in real world – report

Oct 17, 2016

Reuters is reporting that the trend of downsizing and turbocharging engines is about to come to an end, to meet new, more realistic fuel consumption and emissions testing in the wake of Volkswagen’s dieselgate scandal....

Renault planning low cost EV for Chinese market – report

Oct 13, 2016

China, with two of the most smog-filled cities in the world, Beijing and Shanghai, will soon benefit from a low cost EV from Renault, if CEO Carlos Ghosn has his way. According to Forbes, a...

Mitsubishi to be absorbed into Renault-Nissan Alliance

Oct 11, 2016

Mitsubishi’s future under Nissan stewardship has become clearer as Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has outlined his intentions to fully integrate the triple-diamond brand into the alliance. Renault-Nissan purchased a 34 per cent stake in the...

Renault Zoe ZE 40 unveiled at Paris Motor Show, 400km range

Sep 30, 2016

Shown at the 2016 Paris Motor Show for the first time, Renault’s new electric city car, the Zoe has received a substantial range upgrade, with the top ZE 40 model capable of 400km on a...

Renault Trezor concept wows at Paris motor show

Sep 29, 2016

It wouldn’t be the 2016 Paris Motor Show without some bold and expressive concepts from French carmakers, and Renault has come to the party with the Trezor electric grand tourer concept. Designed by Laurens van...

Updated Renault ZOE EV to debut at Paris show, with 350km range?

Sep 21, 2016

Renault’s existing entry in the EV market, the Zoe, may be about to come in for a significant upgrade, with a 354km range possibly bowing at next week’s Paris Motor Show. This would represent a...

2018 Renault Clio interior to debut portrait touchscreen

Sep 19, 2016

Renault design chief Laurens van den Acker has promised the next-generation Renault Clio, due in 2018, will kick of an interior design “revolution”. In a candid acknowledgement that the brand’s current interiors do not live...

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