Category Archives: Renault

Bajaj ULC to be branded as Dacia?

The Bajaj-Renault ULC planned for India in the next couple of years, could be branded as Dacia for certain European markets, a Swedish website suggests. The Swedish website "vi bilagare" reports the Dacia ULC will be a direct competitor for the

Nissan to source more Pixos from Maruti

Nissan has indicated that it will be sourcing 35,000 more Pixo (rebadged, slightly different A-Star) cars from Maruti Suzuki for sale in European markets. The initial agreement between Nissan and Maruti Suzuki was for the supply of 50,000 Pixos to Nissan

Renault working on twin clutch mechanism for next gen Clio

Renault's next generation Clio, speculated to be manufactured at the Renault-Nissan plant in Oragadam, Chennai, will use a dual clutch mechanism, reports Autocar UK. The twin clutch mechanism, weighs 20kg more than the conventional transmission

Renault Clio, Koleos, Fluence, Duster heading to India

Renault India has aggressive plans to launch five new models in India within the next five years, in a step-by-step and phased manner, reports Autocar India. The company does not plan to do the expansion the VW way, which did it with a big bucks investment,

Renault to continue supplying engines for Mahindra Logan

Renault India would continue to supply engines to its erstwhile partner Mahindra & Mahindra for the Logan even after the two companies snapping up ties with each other. Mahindra had acquired exclusive rights for the Logan from Renault and would

Renault-Nissan working on new compact SUV on V-Platform?

Autoincar and Bloomberg have reported that the Renault-Nissan alliance is working on bringing out a low-cost SUV on the V-platform by 2013, which will take on the role of the Juke's younger brother. Remember that the Juke itself is the Qashqai's younger

Rendering – 2012 Made-in-India Renault Clio

Renault is all set for a new innings in the Indian market. Its Joint Venture with M&M has not really worked out with the Logan selling only 1/10th of the number of units that was initially planned per month. The Logan might be upgraded with a new

Rendering – 2012 Micra-based Renault Clio

The 2012 Renault Clio uses the Nissan V-Platform Here's another artist representation of the upcoming Renault Clio, which according to reports, will be manufactured at the company's recently inaugurated facility in Chennai starting 2012. The Renault

Mahindra-Renault partnership announcement by mid April

We believe the agreement will be building a smaller Logan shown above at Nashik French automaker Renault is close to an agreement with Indian utility vehicle maker Mahindra to refurbish the rapidly vanishing Logan in India. Ashish Sinharoy, a Mumbai-based

Spied – Renault Logan with shortened boot

The short-boot Logan isn't looking very good. Maybe the lamps need tweaking Thanks to Business Motoring, we have here the first visuals of the shortened Renault Logan that will be introduced in India very shortly. This picture confirms Renault will continue

Shortened Mahindra-Renault Logan coming soon?

Renault Logan deserved better; A new lease of life heading its way? DNA seems to have the solid proof of a shortened Renault Logan in the pipeline for the Indian market. To improve sales M&M has long been asking to reduction of Logan's length and

IAB talks to Carlos Ghosn, CEO Renault Nissan

Mr.Carlos Ghosn addressing the media today at the Trident Hotel in Chennai discussed the future of the brand in India. Here's what he had to say. On his visit to India - Ghosn spoke to Ashok Leyland's executives on some of the projects the

Renault plans to launch Twizy Z.E in India

Autocar India is reporting Renault has chalked out plans to introduce the Twizy Z.E in India in the coming years. The Twizy is a zero emissions car and seats just two, one behind another. It has four wheels, is less than two and half metres in length

Renault to produce cars and set up own dealer network

Could the revamped, adapted Logan be produced in Renault's Chennai facility? Could we see a repeat of the Ford - M&M JV? Possibly. In my opinion, M&M should be on its own. They are doing the right thing by concentrating on the necessary