2017 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix

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Renault Sport Formula One Team began its 2017 season at Albert Park with Nico Hülkenberg finishing just shy of the points in eleventh. Jolyon Palmer suffered an intermittent brake issue which led to his retirement from the race on lap 15.

RCI Bank and Services and ESCP Europe (MEB program) are launching a European competition focused on the auto-mobility of under-30s.

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The students from four business school campuses in Berlin, Paris, London and Madrid will be taking part in the competition, which starts today. The initiative is an opportunity for RCI Bank and Services to gain inspiration from new ideas from outside its ecosystem. For the students, it is an opportunity to enrich their careers with a consulting experience for an international group.

Groupe Renault: press release

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Groupe Renault has acknowledged the publication of an unbalanced national newspaper article related to the "emission" case. This article alleges to quote selected excerpts from a report drafted by the DGCCRF.

Renault and Ticket for Change announce call for projects

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From 13 February to 2 April 2017, Groupe Renault and Ticket for Change are calling on entrepreneurs who wish to carry out social impact mobility projects in France. Candidates participating in the Entrepreneurial Journey with Ticket for Change, will benefit from 6-month support to create a social start-up. During this period, entrepreneurs will benefit from tailor-made support by experts from Groupe Renault. The most advanced projects will be able to apply “Mobiliz Invest” committee in order to obtain financing from Groupe Renault.

Groupe Renault: 2016 financial results

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In 2016, under the impetus of the Drive the Change plan, Groupe Renault reached a new sales record and becomes the number-one French automotive group worldwide, with 3.18 million vehicles registered. Volume and market shares were up in all regions.

2016 WORLD SALES RESULTS

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Under the impetus of the Renault - Drive the Change plan, sales are on the rise for the fourth year running, making Groupe Renault the number-one French automotive group worldwide, with 3,182,625 vehicles registered in 2016.

RCI Bank and Services wins the takeover bid for the start-up Karhoo

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On January 12th, RCI Bank and Services acquired a majority holding in Flit Technologies Ltd, the company that won the takeover bid for the start-up, Karhoo. Karhoo is the leading deal-comparison platform for taxi companies. As part of the liquidation process, a new company, Flit Technologies Ltd, was created and acquired the assets of Karhoo.

Groupe Renault and partners showcase innovative mobility solutions at CES 2017

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Four Groupe Renault strategic technology partners – OSVehicle, ARM, Pilot and Sensoria - will present exciting open-innovation and open-source projects at CES this week, illustrating new ways of thinking about mobility as technology meets transportation. With an open-approach to innovation, Renault and its partners are exploring the changing face of the automotive industry through early hardware and software modification, the addition of new, customizable features and aftermarket opportunities.

Winter Sports for Renault Sport cars at Val Thorens!

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Renault Sport is pleased to announce a two-year partnership with the "Ice Driving Val Thorens" driving school. On the Alain Prost ice-racing track, drivers and trainee racing drivers can test the qualities of Clio R.S. and Twingo GT fitted with Continental tyres. Val Thorens therefore joins a prestigious list of eight Renault Sport Partner Circuits, located throughout France, where customers can try models in complete safety.

2016 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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Renault Sport F1 Team concluded its first FIA F1 Championship season with 17th position for Jolyon Palmer and an early retirement from Kevin Magnussen.The Team ended the year in 9th position in the Constructors’ Championship with K. Magnussen 16th and J. Palmer 18th in the Drivers’ Championship.

2016 Formula 1 Gran Premio de Mexico results

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Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Jolyon Palmer put in a strong and strategic charge from the back of the grid to take fourteenth.Kevin Magnussen started from P14 and his race strategy was modified from a one to a two-stop strategy, with a final stint on the super soft tyres.

Second life batteries: Renault is partnerning the ELSA project to develop a unique energy storage system

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The EU project “Energy Local Storage Advanced system” (ELSA) held its midterm conference on the 27th of October 2016 at La Maison des Travaux Publics in Paris. At the conference, the ELSA consortium presented first insights of trialling its stationary energy battery storage system based on second life electric vehicle batteries provided by Renault and Nissan.

Third-quarter revenue up 13%

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Groupe Renault revenues came to €10,546 million for the quarter. This 13.0% increase is mainly due to the European market’s continuing strong performance and the success of its range.

Renault e.dams win Hong Kong ePrix

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Renault e.dams opened season three of the FIA Formula E Championship in emphatic fashion with Sébastien Buemi taking his seventh career Formula E win and Nico Prost working his way back through the field to finish fourth in the HKT Hong Kong ePrix.

Renault senior management appointment

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As of January 1st, 2017, François Provost is appointed Chairman of Asia-Pacific region, in replacement of Gilles Normand, assigned to another position in the Groupe Renault. He will report to Stefan Mueller, EVP, Chief Performance Officer.

2016 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore

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Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Kevin Magnussen enjoyed his and the team’ssecond highest finish of the season with tenth position in the Singapore AirlinesSingapore Grand Prix. Kevin took advantage of a stellar start and ran for most ofthe race inside the top ten. Jolyon Palmer was not so lucky today, with asuspected slow puncture from debris at the start of the race forcing an earlierthan planned first pit stop. Running thereafter out of sequence, Jolyon finishedin fifteenth.

FROM POLE POSITION TO VICTORY: ALPINE’S AMERICAN DREAM!

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- After speeding to the team’s first pole position of the season in qualifying, the N°36 Signatech-Alpine went on to dominate the LMP2 class in the 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas.- Their fourth triumph of the 2016 campaign enabled Nicolas Lapierre, Stéphane Richelmi and Gustavo Menezes to further extend their advantage at the top of the championship standings.- Crewed by Nelson Panciatici, Ho-Pin Tung and David Cheng, the N°35 Baxi DC Racing Alpine took the chequered flag in eighth position following a troubled race in Texas.

Financial results for the 1st half of 2016: Groupe Renault continued its growth and reached a record operating margin in the 1st half of 2016

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“The first half results demonstrate the relevance of our strategy. Success of our new models, our regional diversification and all employees engagement have allowed the group to set a new record for its first half operating margin and to have confidence in the outlook for the full year”, said Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Renault.

Alpine completes victory hat-trick

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Following back-to-back triumphs in the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps and Le Mans 24 Hours, Nicolas Lapierre, Stéphane Richelmi and Gustavo Menezes have tallied their third consecutive FIA World Endurance Championship LMP2 class victory at the Nürburgring.

2016 Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix, Sunday

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Renault Sport Formula One Team driver Jolyon Palmer was a half-spin away from his first Formula 1 points as both he and Kevin Magnussen moved up the order in a hot and fast-paced Hungarian Grand Prix. He still finished P12. Kevin finished in P15 after starting from P19.

H1 2016 sales performance in France

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With market share of 27.4%, the group outperformed a dynamic market. In PCs, Renault achieved its strongest volumes in five years, and Dacia set a new sales record. In LCVs, Renault is the market leader, and reported its best market share since four years.

The Marseillaise played for Alpine at the 24 hours of Le Mans

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- Nicolas Lapierre, Gustavo Menezes and Stéphane Richelmi produced a perfect performance in the Signatech-Alpine no. 36 to win the LMP2 category at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.- The crew also claimed an impressive fifth place in the overall standings.- This result, following on from their win at Spa, means they now have a clear lead in their category of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).- In contention for a podium finish, the Baxi DC Racing Alpine no. 35 driven by Nelson Panciatici, Ho-Pin Tung and David Cheng was forced to retire early on Sunday morning.

New look for the MOTRIO banner

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Motrio, Renault’s multi-make auto repair network is upgrading its visual identity and taking up a new baseline. It’s also modernizing its digital facilities and putting up a new website —motrio.fr— on which visitors will be able to get quotes and book appointments online, from June onwards.

Statement of Mr. Patrick Thomas, independent board member, President of Groupe Renault’s Remuneration Committee

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As part of the confirmation process of the compensation package of the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Renault for the year 2015 that occurred after the Annual General Meeting, the Remuneration Committee and the Board of Directors respected and followed the defined process of AFEP/MEDEF Code which is very clear about the required steps.

2016 Formula 1 Pirelli Chinese Grand Prix

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Renault Sport Formula One Team was unable to move up the order in an action-packed2016 Formula 1 Pirelli Chinese Grand Prix. Both drivers finished the race, but the team wasn’t able to harness its performance potential at the Shanghai International Circuit today.

Groupe Renault unveils plans for Alpine

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At the home of the world-famous Monte Carlo Rally and on the Col de Turini, site of some of racing’s most memorable moments, Groupe Renault today announced plans for a new Alpine sports car, and unveiled the Alpine Vision show car.

Alpine is back

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Alpine is today unveiling its Alpine Vision show car. Marrying elegance, agility and authenticity, this midengined two-seater coupé is in every respect a true Alpine.

DENIAL

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Renault confirms that a recall campaign is already in progress. Approximately 15,000 cars fitted with dCi110 engines are involved. The purpose of the recall is to recalibrate the engine’s control unit. The issue had been identified, resolved and put in production in September 2015.

Fuelling France's Future

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Discover the main conclusions from a new study "En route pour un transport durable" conducted by a group of French and European entreprises and NGOs. The technical analysis has been conducted by Element Energy and Artelys and the economic modelling by Cambridge Econometrics.

BRAZILIAN F1 GRAND PRIX RACE REPORT

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The Brazilian Grand Prix yielded two points’ finishes for the Renault-powered cars today. Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s Daniil Kvyat passed the flag in seventh while Scuderia Toro Rosso’s Max Verstappen capped an eventful race with tenth.

Renault Board of Directors on Nov 6, 2015

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Proceeding steadily along the lines decided during the meeting of 6th October 2015, the Renault Board of Directors has initiated the first stage in discussions between the two main long-term Renault shareholders, the French government and Nissan.

A landmark victory for Alpine in China!

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After claiming back-to-back European Le Mans Series titles and finishing on the LM P2 podium at Le Mans in 2014, Alpine added a maiden world class endurance racing LM P2 prototype victory to its record today at China’s round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC)!

Quaterly information - september 30, 2015

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Renault Group maintained its pace of growth in the third quarter. In Europe, buoyant markets and the success of its new products continued benefiting the firm. Outside Europe, its market share increased or remained stable in all regions.

F1 - RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX RACE REPORT

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Danill Kvyat secured a popular sixth position in the Russian Grand Prix today. Both Daniel Ricciardo (Infiniti Red Bull Racing) and Carlos Sainz (Scuderia Toro Rosso) retiring from the race. Scuderia Toro Rosso’s Max Verstappen suffered a first-lap puncture and finished in 11th.

Renault Sport and the ELMS join forces

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Renault Sport and the European Le Mans Series are proud to announce their collaboration beginning in 2016. Working for many years to make motor racing accessible to the general public, the 2 organizations will join forces to offer race weekends for the following three years.

Renault on the boardwalk in Deauville

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Renault is reaffirming its support for the 41st Deauville American Film Festival, held from September 4 to 13. The French carmaker has been an official partner of the event for 16 years, serving to generate media buzz on the other side of the Atlantic.

Financial results for H1 2015

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The Renault Group continued to grow and increased its profitability in the first half of 2015; Group revenues up 12.0% to €22,197 million; New registrations up 0.8% to 1.38 million units

H1 2015 sales results

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Renault gains ground in Europe and consolidates its position. In the first half of the year, Renault Group registrations increased slightly at nearly 1.4 million vehicles.

British Grand Prix Race Report

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Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s Daniil Kvyat finished a fighting sixth in today’s action-packed British Grand Prix. The Russian was on the tail of fifth-placed Valtteri Bottas at the end of the race, but ran out of laps to make a move.

RCI Banque launches into the UK savings market

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As announced at a press conference in February 2015, RCI Banque continues to expand its retail savings accounts by launching a UK savings bank, RCI Bank. The UK launch follows on from a series of similar launches in France, Germany and Austria over the last four years

F1 - Spanish Grand Prix Race Report

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The European leg of the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship got underway this weekend with the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya. The fifth round of the series saw the four Renault-powered Infiniti Red Bull Racing and Scuderia Toro Rosso cars take the finish, with three in the points.

FORMULA E - Another win for Renault in Monaco

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The seventh ePrix of the FIA Formula E Championship season took the drivers and teams to Europe for the first time. Packed stands witnessed the on-track performances of the Spark-Renault SRT01_E single-seaters in the streets of Monaco, as the race was won by Sébastien Buemi (e.dams-Renault).

RENAULT CLÉON ANNOUNCES 100 NEW JOBS & THE LAUNCH OF THE ALLIANCE'S NEW ELECTRIC ENGINE

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RENAULT CLÉON ANNONCE 100 EMBAUCHES À L’OCCASION DU LANCEMENT DU NOUVEAU MOTEUR ÉLECTRIQUE DE L’ALLIANCE.L’usine Renault Cléon va recruter 100 personnes à Contrats à Durée Indéterminée en 2015. Ces embauches s’inscrivent dans le cadre du plan annoncé par Carlos Ghosn le 12 février dernier, qui prévoit 1000 recrutements en 2015 dont 500 dans les usines françaises.Plus de 50 ans après sa création en 1958, l’usine de Cléon accueille la fabrication du moteur électrique 100% Renault : le R 240. Associé à une batterie à la gestion optimisée, ce moteur confère à ZOE une autonomie en hausse de 30 kilomètres, soit 240 kilomètres .Ce lancement bénéficie de 50 millions d’euros d’investissements parmi les 300 annoncés pour l’usine en 2011. Cette nouvelle technologie s’inscrit dans la stratégie électrique de l’Alliance et profitera également aux partenaires

CHINESE GRAND PRIX RACE REPORT

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Today’s Chinese Grand Prix came to a disappointing conclusion with just one Renault-powered car collecting points. Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo finished in ninth position, having recovered from a slow start off the line.

Malaysian grand prix race report

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All four Renault-powered cars finished in the points in today’s Malaysian Grand Prix. After 56 laps of hard-fought racing the two Scuderia Toro Rosso cars passed the flag in seventh and eighth, leading home the Infiniti Red Bull Racing duo, who finished ninth and tenth.

Renault top management appointments

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As of April 1st 2015, Olivier Murguet is appointed Senior Vice President, Chairman of Americas Region, in replacement of Denis Barbier. Olivier Murguet becomes a member of Renault Management Committee and reports to Jérôme Stoll, Chief Competitive Officer & Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing.

Renault Argentina to manufacture the Logan, Sandero and Sandero Stepway at its Santa Isabela plant

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Renault Argentina’s CEO Thierry Koskas took advantage of the 60th anniversary celebrations of its Santa Isabel facility in Cordoba to announce the investment of USD100 million (€92 million) in the accommodation of a new vehicle platform and to provide the factory with the necessary equipment to manufacture the Renault Logan, Sandero and Sandero Stepway.

2014 Financial results

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Renault meets its full-year guidance: New registrations up 3.2% to 2.7 million units; Group revenues: €41,055 million (+0.3%). Excluding foreign exchange rate effect, +3.1%; Group operating profit: €1,609 million, or 3.9% of revenues, compared to €1,242 million

Renault hires 1,000 people in France in 2015

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Renault will hire 1,000 people on fixed-term contracts in France in 2015. This announcement shows the commitment made upon signing the "Contract for a new dynamic of growth and social development for Renault in France", namely that of new hires in the second part of the agreement.

Worldwide sales results 2014

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In 2014, sales of private cars + light commercial vehicles (PC+LCV) by the Renault group increased by 3.2% with 2,712,432 vehicles registered in a global automotive market that rose by 3.5%.In Europe, the Renault group's market share reached the 10% threshold

Renault management committee appointments

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As of January 1st 2015, Mr. Denis Le Vot, SVP, Sales & Marketing for Europe G9 and Mrs. Véronique Sarlat-Depotte, Alliance Global SVP, Purchasing & Deputy Managing Director of RNPO will become members of Renault Management Committee.

Douai is moving upmarket

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The Douai plant is heading for the top end of the market. The objective: to make New Espace a vehicle of flawless build, able to meet the needs of Renault’s top-end customers.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Race Report

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Daniel Ricciardo’s storming performance helped him recover from a pit-lane start and end his impressive first season at Infiniti Red Bull Racing with a fourth place finish in today’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Brazilian Grand Prix race report

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A strong drive from Sebastian Vettel helped Infiniti Red Bull Racing finish fifth at the Brazilian Grand Prix, guaranteeing the team runners-up spot in the Constructors’ Championship with one round remaining.

Dacia sales reach three-million mark since 2004!

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On Tuesday, October 14, Dacia’s stand at the 2014 Paris Motor Show provided the backdrop for a ceremony that saw Andres Palomo Paz receive the keys to a brand new Dacia Sandero Stepway – the three-millionth Dacia to be sold since 2004 – from Nicolas Wertans, Renault Group SVP Global Sales.

Russian Grand Prix Race Report

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Infiniti Red Bull Racing experienced a low-key Russian Grand Prix, where Daniel Ricciardo came home 7th and team-mate Sebastian Vettel 8th. Scuderia Toro Rosso struggled to translate their strong qualifying form into race pace after Jean-Eric Vergne and Daniil Kvyat finished 13th and 14th.

Russian Grand Prix Race Report

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Infiniti Red Bull Racing experienced a low-key Russian Grand Prix, where Daniel Ricciardo came home 7th and team-mate Sebastian Vettel 8th. Scuderia Toro Rosso struggled to translate their strong qualifying form into race pace after Jean-Eric Vergne and Daniil Kvyat finished 13th and 14th.

Renault senior management appointments

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Effective October 1, 2014, Bruno Ancelin has been named Executive Vice President, Product Planning and Programs of the Renault group. He will replace Philippe Klein. He will join the Renault Executive Committee and report to Thierry Bolloré, Chief Competitive Officer.

Hungarian Grand Prix Race Report

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Infiniti Red Bull Racing-Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo raced to victory in today’s Hungarian Grand Prix. Sebastian Vettel secured seventh position for Infiniti Red Bull Racing and Jean-Eric Vergne ninth for Scuderia Toro Rosso, putting three Renault Energy F1-2014 Power Units into the top ten.

Renault group creates sixth region

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As of September 1, 2014, Renault Group is changing its international structure. To support growth during Phase 2 of its medium-term strategic plan, “Renault Drive the Change”, the current Asia-Pacific region will be split into two new regions

SEMMARIS inaugurates its new fleet of Renault ZOE electric vehicles at RUNGIS International Market

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SEMMARIS, the company that manages Rungis International Market, is pleased to present its new fleet of Renault ZOE electric vehicles in partnership with Renault. The fleet was inaugurated by Carole Delga, French Secretary of State in charge of trade, crafts, consumption and the social and solidarity economy, and Christophe Najdovski, Deputy Mayor in charge of transportation, roads, travel and public spaces for the City of Paris.

Top tips in Paris :The place to be this summer in Paris

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Following the success of the “Electro Swing Party” that drew thousands on June 21, L’Atelier Renault has become the place to be for Parisians and tourists looking to lap up the summer on the most beautiful avenue in the world. L’Atelier Renault’s restaurant and extensive events line-up will appeal to the young and less young, for good times with family and friends.

World sales results in first-half 2014

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Renault gains momentum in Europe and holds firm internationally. In the first half of the year, the strong performance of the Renault and Dacia brands in Europe, driven by the success of Clio, Captur, Duster phase 2 and Sandero, enabled the Group to offset the sharp slowdown in its main emerging markets.

Renault top management appointment

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Effective June 3rd 2014, Jean-Michel Billig, Executive Vice President, Engineering, Quality and IS/IT will leave the Group to work on personal projects. Effective today, Gaspar Gascon Abellan is appointed Executive Vice President Engineering and becomes member of the Renault Executive Committee. He will report to Thierry Bolloré, Chief Competitive Officer.

Renault in the limelight at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival with twice as many vehicles and four New Twingo models!

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Having shared the values of cinema for over 110 years and partnered the Cannes Film Festival since 1983, Renault this year is celebrating the centenary of the birth of Charlie Chaplin with Carmen Chaplin’s short film The Innovators. One of the stars of the film, set to music by David Bowie, is none other than the Renault Twin’Z.

Quarterly information, March 31, 2014

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The Renault group reported a 5.1% increase in registrations in the first quarter of 2014, thanks to an improvement in European markets and to the success of its new models. Revenues remained flat despite negative impact of currency devaluations.

Chinese Grand Prix race report

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Three Renault-powered cars finish in the top ten with Infiniti Red Bull Racing fourth and fifth and Scuderia Toro Rosso tenth. Infiniti Red Bull Racing move into second position in constructors’ championship. Lotus F1 Team demonstrate points-scoring potential. Double finish for Caterham F1 Team.

Alpine encouraged by first points haul

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Fifth place in the 4 Hours of Silverstone brought the Signatech-Alpine team a first points haul in its bid for a second successive European Le Mans Series crown. Nelson Panciatici, Paul-Loup Chatin and Oliver Webb shared the driving in their Alpine A450 to claim 10 hard-fought points. Next up is Imola, Italy, on May 17-18.

RENAULT PRESENTS MEGANE R.S. AND CAPTUR AT BEIJING MOTOR SHOW

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Renault presents Megane R.S. and Captur, respectively marketed this year and in 2015 in China. The concept-car Initiale Paris also testifies of the know-how and the ambitions of the brand.Renault takes advantage of the Beijing Motor Show, which opens its doors today, to speak on its development strategy and the Dongfeng Renault joint-venture.

An international school of Lean Manufacturing opens at Flins

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Jose-Vicente de Los Mozos, Executive Vice President, Manufacturing and Supply Chain, of the Renault Group, inaugurated the International School of Lean Manufacturing yesterday. Created jointly with Renault Consulting, this school is located in a building at the Flins plant and is part of the Global Training Center (GTC) there.

Renault group, number one in europe for low co2 emissions

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Renault Group has become the European leader in terms of low CO2 emissions, and first automotive group under 115g CO2//km, based upon its sales of passenger cars over the full year 2013. This ranking is the fruit of the rejuvenation of its range, the success of its Energy range of engines and its electric vehicle sales

Appointment

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Eric de Riedmatten has been named External Communications Director for the Renault group. He will take up his position on February 24, 2014, and will report to Florence de Goldfiem, Vice President, Corporate Communications.

Renault Drive The Change

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Renault achieves its free cash flow objective and is ready to accelerate its growth plan. Renault exceeded its 2011-2013 objective and delivered € 2.5 billion in cumulative free cash flow. The group has set new ambitious yet realistic targets to be reached by the end of the plan “Drive the Change” to be measured in 2017:

Top management appointment

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As of March 1st 2014, Nicolas WERTANS will join the Renault group and will be appointed SVP, Global Sales .He will be in charge of: Commercial Strategy, Sales, Aftersales, Customer and Corporate Sales Divisions.

World sales results 2013

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The Renault group makes the strongest market share increase in Europe and continues its international growth. In a world automotive market up 3.9% last year, the Renault Group's sales of passenger cars and LCVs reached 2,628,208 vehicles – a rise of 3.1% compared to 2012.

Renault renews agreement to support disabled people

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On 8 July 2013, Renault sas and all the French trade unions (CFDT, CFE-CGC, CGT and FO) signed a sixth agreement to support people with disabilities. The agreement has been approved by the Regional Departments for Business, Competition, Consumption, Labor and Employment (DIRECCTE).

Changes in the equity interests held by Renault and PSA Peugeot Citroën in Société de Transmissions Automatiques (STA) et Française de Mécanique (FM)

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Two works council meetings with labour and management representatives were held today, Tuesday November 26, at Douvrin and Ruitz. The objective was to present plans to change the equity interests held by PSA Peugeot Citroën and Renault in the subsidiaries Française de Mécanique and Société de Transmissions Automatiques.

Renault Congratualtes Vettel on Fourth Drivers’ Title

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Sebastian Vettel has claimed the 2013 Formula 1 World Championship crown, his fourth consecutive drivers’ title. The 26-year-old German drove his Renault-powered Infiniti Red Bull Racing to victory in the Indian Grand Prix, clinching the title with three races remaining. Sebastian has scored 10 wins, 7 pole positions and an insurmountable 322 points so far this season.

European glory for Alpine

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Alpine celebrates its return to motor racing by scooping the 2013 European Le Mans Series title, 35 years after the Alpine A442b’s triumph at Le Mans in 1978Signatech-Alpine claimed 4th place at the final round of the 2013 championship at Circuit Paul Ricard, France, after a drama-packed race.

European glory for Alpine

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Alpine celebrates its return to motor racing by scooping the 2013 European Le Mans Series title, 35 years after the Alpine A442b’s triumph at Le Mans in 1978Signatech-Alpine claimed 4th place at the final round of the 2013 championship at Circuit Paul Ricard, France, after a drama-packed race.

RENAULT POWERS VETTEL TO VICTORY AT MONZA

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•Sebastian Vettel (Infiniti Red Bull Racing-Renault) secures victory in today’s Italian Grand Prix, 5secs ahead of Fernando Alonso•Vettel’s team-mate Mark Webber finishes third, giving Renault power a double podium•Renault powered cars have secured wins at the three hardest ‘engine’ tracks this season; Montreal, Spa and now Monza•158th win for Renault engines in Formula 1•Lotus F1 Team’s Romain Grosjean eighth while Kimi Raikkonen misses points by 0.3secs

Projected Organization Evolution

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Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer presented a project aimed at adapting Renault Group's organization to the company's top 120 managers on Monday and to the Board of Directors. This project will be presented to union representatives on September 9, 2013.

Press information

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M. Carlos Tavares has mutually agreed with Renault to cease as of today his functions of Chief Operating Officer in order to pursue other personal projects.

world sales results in first-half 2013

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Renault group international sales grew 4.3% in first-half 2013, reaching a record level. That increase nonetheless failed to offset a 7.3% fall in Group sales in Europe, where the market continued to deteriorate, down 6.7%.

2013 Le Mans 24 Hours : Mission accomplished for the Alpine A450!

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- Thirty-five years after the famous 1978 victory, Alpine has made a successful return to the Le Mans 24 Hours.- The fervour created by the Alpine A450 project at La Sarthe is testament to the enthusiasm and passion that the legendary Dieppe brand inspires.- Tristan Gommendy, Nelson Panciatici and Pierre Ragues finish ninth in the LMP2 class.- The Signatech Alpine squad was awarded the 38th ‘Prix ESCRA’ for the best technical performance by a team during the Le Mans 24 Hours. - Signatech Alpine’s next outing will be in Austria for the third round of the European Le Mans Series (July 19-20).

Two million LCVs made in Batilly

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SoVAB, short for Société des Véhicules Automobiles de Batilly, a wholly-owned Renault subsidiary located in Batilly, Meurthe-et-Moselle (France), today celebrated the two millionth vehicle to roll off the assembly lines since 1980. It was a Master, for a Moroccan customer: Maroc Telecom.

New Dacia Store at Rungis Market

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Dacia is opening a new Dacia Store in the Rungis International Market near Paris. With opening hours adapted to professional customers at Rungis, the new Dacia Store presents all the passenger car, light commercial vehicle and converted light commercial vehicles in the Dacia range...

Renault and Bouygues seal their commitment to the environment with ZOE

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On 27 May 2013, Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of Renault, handed over the keys of a Renault ZOE to Martin Bouygues, Chairman and CEO of Bouygues. This handover of keys seals the two groups' determination to unite in their commitment to the environment and combine their visions of an eco-system which allies electric mobility with sustainable construction...

Quarterly information, March 31, 2013

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Registrations and revenues fell as conditions in Europe were tougher than expected. However, the Group strengthened its positions on its main markets and continued to expand internationally, buoyed by the success of new products...

Captur unleashed at L’Atelier Renault

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Renault Captur is the star of the new show at L’Atelier Renault from April 13 to June 30, 2013. Come and explore the exhibition to find out more about the new urban crossover and its practicality, agility and smarts. The new model’s strengths and technological innovations are highlighted in a range of creative installations and events.

Sales results France March 2013

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• The Renault group took 24.9% of the PC+LCV market in March, up 1.4 point in a market down 15.4%• On aggregate over the first quarter, Renault had a PC+LCV market share of 25.6%, up 0.8 point • New Clio was the top selling vehicle in France, both in March and on a quarterly aggregate basis

ZOE

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January 2008, Carlos Ghosn announced the ambition of the Renault to market a range of electric vehicles: back on the X10 project

Renault and Alsace go electric

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As part of the CROME project, Renault is supplying the Alsace Region with three Renault Kangoo Z.E. vehicles. The keys will be officially handed over today to François Loos, Vice-President of the Alsace Conseil Régional

Renault agreement signed

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On March 13, 2013, Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn and representatives of France’s CFDT, CFE-CGC and FO unions signed the Renault Agreement, termed as ‘Contract for a new dynamic of Renault growth and social development in France’.

Women and Captur

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Just before International Women’s Day, Renault is revealing Captur – its new urban crossover – at L’Atelier Renault. Women will love it…

2012 Financial results

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Despite a challenging European environment, the Renault group reinforced its balance sheet, pursued its global growth strategy and achieved a positive net income of €1,735 million.

Creation of an ‘Alpine Advisory Board’

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The board’s mission will be to advise and assist the senior management of both Renault and Société des Automobiles Alpine Caterham on matters regarding the brand’s positioning and to monitor the evolution of the brand’s upcoming model from its initial design until its launch...

Renault steps up its international development

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The Renault group is successfully pursuing its international offensive.In 2012, the Group set a new record outside Europe with 1,279,598 vehicles sold (+9.1%). For the first time in its history, the Group generated more than half of its sales outside Europe.

Renault launches industrial development project in Algeria

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Renault, SNVI (Société Nationale de Véhicules Industriels, Algeria's National Company of Industrial Vehicles) and the country’s National Investment Fund (FNI) signed a shareholders’ agreement on December 19, 2012, in Algiers for the creation of a joint venture (owned 51 percent by the Algerian partners and 49% by Renault) to develop the automotive industry in Algeria and support local market growth.

TWIZY Way by Renault store

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Renault is opening a Twizy Way by Renault store in the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines train station. Developed by Renault and rolled out in collaboration with the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines agglomeration, the Twizy carsharing concept has already won over the inhabitants of the area.

Renault engines seal 150th win in Indian Grand Prix

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Sebastian Vettel’s win for Red Bull Racing at the Indian Grand Prix brought the total of Renault-engined wins in Formula 1 to 150. The manufacturer is third in the overall standings, only 16 behind Ford/Cosworth.Renault entered F1 in 1977 as a constructor and has achieved success in both this capacity and as an engine supplier. After making its debut at Silverstone in July 1977, it secured its first win in France in 1979, and has achieved wins with every type of engine fielded, with wins shared by the 1.5-litre V6 turbo, the 3.5 and 3.0-litre V10s, and the current 2.4-litre V8.Jean-François Caubet, managing director of Renault Sport F1, commented, ‘With this win we reach the second milestone in two races. After securing our 200th pole in Korea we now have a total of 150 wins from a little over 500 GP starts. That’s a hit rate of 30% of all races entered. Everyone at Viry can take pride in the fact that every engine type we have entered – from the V6 to the open V10 and back to the curr

Projet GIREVE (in english soon)

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La Caisse des Dépôts, ERDF, Peugeot-Citroën et Renault ont signé le 3 octobre 2012, à l'issue d'une conférence de presse d’Arnaud Montebourg, Ministre du Redressement Productif, Delphine Batho, ministre de l'Ecologie, du Développement Durable et de l'Energie, et Frédéric Cuviller, Ministre délégué chargé des Transports de la Mer et de la Pêche, un protocole en vue de la création d’une structure commune pour développer les services d’itinérance de recharge des véhicules électriques et hybrides rechargeables.

Appointments

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Jacques Prost has been named managing director of the Renault group in Morocco, effective from November 1, 2012. Succeeding Michel-Faivre Duboz, who is retiring, Jacques Prost will be responsible for Renault’s sales and manufacturing activities in Morocco...

Red Bull Racing wins under the lights of Singapore

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Sebastian Vettel took his second consecutive win around the streets of Singapore. Webber finished 11th. Lotus F1 Team achieved a double finish, with Raikkonen finishing sixth and Grosjean seventh. Caterham F1 Team achieved a double finish with Kovalainen 15th and Petrov 19th.

Double podium for Renault engines in Hungarian Grand Prix

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The Lotus F1 Team, powered by the Renault RS27 V8 engine, secured a double podium in today’s Hungarian Grand Prix. Kimi Raikkonen finished in second position, less than one second from race winner Lewis Hamilton, with team-mate Romain Grosjean bringing home the sister Lotus in third. Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel made it three Renault engines in the top four with fourth position.

ZOE RE-VOLUTION at L'Atelier Renault

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From July 14 to October 21, 2012 L’Atelier Renault on the Champs-Elysées is bringing visitors an original electric-technology experience with a show dedicated 100% to ZOE, the latest arrival in Renault’s range of four full-electric vehicles, following Kangoo Z.E., Fluence Z.E. and Twizy.

2007 Financial results

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Renault reports operating margin of 3.3% and net profit of €2.734 billion. Supplement to the press release dated 14 february 2008 published on March 4, 2008.

New Renault Kangoo and The Simpsons

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Renault , 20th Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising and Publicis Conseil present New Renault Kangoo advertising campaign featuring The Simpsons.New Renault Kangoo, the ultimate family car, can take anything – even the ultimate family - the Simpsons.

Renault Nordic is open for business

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Renault Nordic, a wholly-owned Renault subsidiary, has started commercial operations, supported by a network of 350 sales and service outlets covering the four Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.Renault is preparing an exceptionally broad renewal of the range. More than 22 new models and engines will be launched on the Nordic market in 2008 and 2009...

3-year or 150,000 km warranty for the entire Renault premium range

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With great confidence in the implementation of the Renault Excellence Plan and the convergence of the quality results achieved on all recent vehicles, Renault is extending its warranty conditions to its entire premium range.3 years – 150,000km for the European Union + Croatia, Switzerland, Norway and Icelandand 3 years – 100,000km for other countries...

Change in General Secretary

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Starting February 1, 2008, Michel de Virville will be taking on new responsibilities at the MEDEF (the French association of business leaders) and the UIMM (the union of metallurgical industries). He is leaving Renault’s Executive Committee but remains a member of the Renault Renault Management Committe.

Service operation on Logan Saloon cars

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Renault and Dacia are preparing to carry out a service operation which will allow their customers to take advantage of the latest technical improvements carried out in their plants. This service call only concerns models of Logan Saloon cars manufactured in Romania and Russia up until the end of 2006.