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Renault introducing ‘exciting’ upgrades to F1 operations 0

Renault are so confident with the upgrades they’re planning to roll out on their Formula One cars, team boss Cyril Abiteboul says if they were fitted to the vehicles at the moment, the team would be “easily in the points.” At the season curtain raiser in Australia, Renault missed out on a top-ten showing after(…)

Renault faces up to lack of preparation 0

After they finished outside the points in Melbourne, the MD of Renault, Cyril Abiteboul, admitted the team went into the GP lacking “mileage and preparation”. Jolyon Palmer endured a horrific season opener in Australia that ended in retirement, with the UK driver pulling up after only 15 laps with brake problems. Team-mate Nico Hulkenberg fared(…)

F1 must treat manufacturers like ‘main players’ says Renault chief 0

Renault believes that F1 needs to start treated the manufacturers with the respect they deserve as ‘main players’ within the Championship, because of the amount they contribute to the sport. In what Renault Sport Racing President, Jerome Stoll, is calling a “new era” for the sport, under the stewardship of Liberty Media, he declared that(…)

New F1 engine exceeding expectations says Renault 0

Ahead of the new F1 season, Renault has announced that during testing, the new engine is performing far better than expected. The French team are debuting a brand new concept for the 2017 season, as they bid to close the gap on championship thoroughbreds Mercedes and Ferrari. Despite a few reliability problems during the testing(…)

Renault Trezor wins Concept Car Design award 0

The Renault Trezor has won Best Concept Car of the Year at the Car Design News awards, triumphing over rivals such as Jaguar and Mercedes. The Trezor was first revealed by the French carmaker in September last year at the Paris Motor Show, where its sleek and futuristic appearance wowed the public and press alike.(…)

A look back at the Clio Mk1 (1991 – 1998) 0

When it was first launched at the Paris Motor Show back in 1990, the Renault Clio had big shoes to fill. Touted as the replacement for the Renault 5, which after a long successful life was finally being put out to pasture; its reputation as a national treasure secured (In fact – the Renault 5(…)

10 facts about Renault you probably didn’t know 0

From their home across the channel, Renault has had little difficulty conquering the UK market. The various small cars they’ve produced particularly proving popular on these shores. Here are a few facts about our favourite French car maker… Renault today manufactures primarily cars and vans and is also known to be involved into the production(…)

2017’s most hotly anticipated cars #10 – The New Alpine 0

February is almost upon us, so our look ahead to some of the year’s most eagerly anticipated new offering needs to not drag its heels or run the risk of sounding dated. Picking up the pace where we left off, is a vehicle that’s been long in the offing, and 2017 is the year it(…)

Electric Cars Dominate Driver Satisfaction for 2016 0

The UK has begun to go electric and the drivers love it. The drivers of electric cars love them so much so that they have claimed the two top spots in the 2016 Driver Power survey. The Driver Power survey as undertaken by Auto Express had 50,000 responses covering 32 car makers and 150 different(…)

Superman Here to Help Mitsubishi 0

Yes it is true; the motoring world’s very own superman is here to help the disgraced Japanese car manufacturer Mitsubishi. This time round we know the actual identity of superman and it is the French-Lebanese car guru Carlos Ghosn. Carlos Ghosn, as both CEO of Renault and Nissan, is regarded as one of the best(…)