His job? Saving companies from financial ruin
Carlos Ghosn once said: "Business is tough-you need tough guys." Without his toughness, companies like Renault and Nissan may have already ceased to exist.Just last year, he stepped down from his position as chief executive officer at Nissan. He stays
It can accommodate 200 personnel per day
It looks like the Philippines is already reaping the fruits of Nissan and Mitsubishi's relatively newfound synergy.Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has officially opened a new joint staff training center in Laguna, as part of the automotive alliance's push to work
Let's wish him luck
It looks like there's no stopping Filipino race car driver Daniel Miranda-at least not anytime soon.Fresh off being crowned overall champion in last year's Toyota Vios Cup, the 21-year-old Cebuano will be making his Asian Formula
The French are already using this
The Ford Everest is one of the most popular midsize SUVs on the road today. But while many of us may be familiar with its civilian life, this SUV has another side not many of us know about. For decades the French
Will this give it a fighting chance?
It's official: McLaren has ditched Honda engines in F1. Replacing the Japanese maker-whose powertrains have been somewhat problematic for McLaren and its increasingly frustrated lead driver, Fernando Alonso, is Renault. A company who Alonso twice won the F1 world championship
Quicker, safer, more entertaining
For this year's Shanghai Motor Show, Renault has looked into its crystal ball. Not to try and predict this week's lottery numbers, but to give us a glimpse at what it thinks F1 cars will look like in 2027. And,
A look at how the synergy will work
Last week, the automotive industry was rocked by news that Nissan Motor Company would buy a third of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, which is essentially a controlling stake. Mitsubishi has been plagued by admissions of rigging fuel economy tests of models for the
According to big boss Carlos Ghosn
Renault Group boss Carlos Ghosn arrived at yesterday's Alpine Vision reveal in Monaco trailed by a phalanx of cameras, popping flashes, and flustered minions. Most major politicians don't have an entourage this attentive, but the fact that the grandest of
Meet the Trafic Rider
If you grew up in the 1980s, you're likely familiar with the old Knight Rider TV series that starred David Hasselhoff and a heavily modified Pontiac Firebird Trans Am known as KITT. As you know, driver and car fought crime for
See if you agree
Here it is, the Renault Sport RS 01, a newly created race car which the French carmaker says possesses "spectacular styling and exceptional performance." Whoa. We're used to car companies describing a vehicle's looks as beautiful, stunning, gorgeous, even curvaceous.
Starting with Mitsubishi-branded Renault sedans
The Renault-Nissan Alliance is expanding its collaboration with Mitsubishi by exploring \"several new projects covering shared products, technologies and manufacturing capacity.\" The venture between the carmakers was first established in 2011 to develop a range of kei cars for both Nissan
Beginning later this year
From 2013 onward, Nissan and Renault will begin sharing components for their vehicles, not only to reduce costs but to also expand the product range of both brands.Through the \"common module family\" engineering architecture, both Nissan and Renault can share the
From 2014 season onward
With the current Williams-Renault partnership a far cry from the successful team-up in the 1990s which accomplished five constructors\' championships in a span of nine years, the Formula 1 team is now ditching the French engine provider in favor of
Check out the car
The joint Renault/Caterham partnership may have been established just over four months ago--in November 2012, to be exact--yet Alpine, the brand born out of the partnership, has already revealed its entry for both the 2013 24 Hours of Le
Enough to provide power to a town of 15,000 people
Renault is one of the world's largest carmakers. Recently, it also became the carmaker with the world's largest photovoltaic system when it unveiled 400,000sqm of photovoltaic panels at six of its production plants in France.The solar panels are
Under the Alpine Caterham brand name
Renault has announced that it is partnering with the Caterham Group to produce vehicles that will not only carry the French carmaker's storied Alpine sub-brand name but will also be built at its historic Dieppe plant in France.The Renault/
Low emissions, fuel economy are key targets
The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler have agreed to collaborate on two new projects that focus on the development of fuel-efficient powertrains.For the engine project, both Renault and Daimler will jointly develop a family of four-cylinder, direct-injection gasoline
By covering a total of 1,618km
Renault's soon-to-be-launched Zoe electric vehicle has set a new world record for the longest distance traveled in 24 hours by a production electric car.The Zoe claimed the record by completing 363 laps of the Aubevoye speed ring
Thanks to emerging markets in Asia and Latin America
Renault-Nissan chief executive Carlos Ghosn believes 2012 will be a record sales year for the global car industry provided that the global economic crisis is managed."Unless there is economic armageddon and you see a Lehman-style crisis, a huge surprise,
Gearing up for 2012
The most successful chassis-engine partnership in Formula 1 in the 1990s has been revived as Williams F1 has tapped Renault Sport F1 to provide for the outfit its championship-winning V8 engines for the 2012 and 2013 seasons."We are delighted
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