Renault To Create France's First 'Smart Island'
Renault has announced that it’s going to create the first “smart island” in France, the company’s home country. The effort will be a step up from Renault’s electrification of the Portuguese islands of Porto Santo and Madeira. The French island of Belle-Île-en-Mer will be powered with a microgrid and renewable energy while transportation needs will be met by electric vehicles.
Watch Renault’s Self-Driving Car Avoid Obstacles Like A Pro
Being able to avoid obstacles is something that all self-driving cars need to do. In fact even Tesla’s Autopilot mode is more than capable of detecting obstacles and braking and swerving out of the way to avoid them, but it looks like Renault’s self-driving car takes it to the next level as it appears to be capable of avoid obstacles like a professional.
Renault Android Auto Support Confirmed
Some of the biggest car manufacturers on the planet have embraced infotainment systems like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Those who hadn’t are gradually jumping on the bandwagon as well. Even though BMW has decided that it’s not going to add Android Auto support because it doesn’t really see any value in supporting it, Renault sees value in Google’s in-car infotainment platform. French car company Renault today confirmed that it’s […]
Renault Will Recall 15,000 Cars For Emissions Tests
It was reported last week that Renault could be caught up in an emissions scandal similar to what Volkswagen has got itself into, several diesel models from the latter were found to be cheating on emissions tests, and VW has been trying to contain the situation ever since. No such evidence has been discovered as yet to implicate Renault but the French car manufacturer is going to recall 15,000 cars […]
Renault May Be Caught Up In An Emissions Scandal Not Unlike VW
Volkswagen’s emissions scandal has proven to be very harmful to the company, not only has it severely damaged the company’s reputation in front of the public, but it’s also going to cost Volkswagen billions of dollars to make things right. If a new report is to be believed VW may not be the only car maker that was cheating emissions tests, apparently Renault may be caught up in a similar […]
Renault's Kwid Concept Car, With A Built-In Drone
Ever been stuck in a traffic jam and wondering what’s happening in front? Naturally walking away from your vehicle might not be the smartest idea, especially on a highway, but what if you could launch a drone to help check the traffic status in front of you? How awesome would that be? Well it seems that Renault thinks that would be an awesome idea too and have since dreamt up […]
Twizy Renault Sport F1 Concept
When you cast your glance in the direction of the Twizy Renault Sport F1 concept, chances are you would have to take a moment to wipe off the drool from the side of your mouth. It is said that the Twizy Renault Sport F1 concept is a “bridge between the world of F1 technology and that of production cars.” Renault is a Formula 1 legend that has taken a 17-horsepower […]
Renault Concept Car Boasts Of Neon LED Cocoon
Concept cars are one way for an automobile company to show the world what is possible, when all sorts of current restrictions are removed from the way, and one indulged in nothing but the power of imagination. Of course, this does not mean that all concept cars will not be realized off the production line somewhere in the world, but when it comes to Renault’s latest concept car, the Twin’Z, […]
Renault Fluence Z.E. is London's first zero-emission cab
Driving in the city usually isn’t a pleasant experience. Due to the city being the hub for major shopping outlets, businesses, restaurants and etc, traffic tends to be congested and most of the time you end up burning fuel unnecessarily. The good news is if you’re a resident of London, or if you’re planning to take a trip down for the 2012 London Olympics, you might be interested in checking […]
Renault Twizy electric car starts to receive online reservations
The wonders of online reservation has not only spilled over to the world of purchasing movie tickets as well as seats for an upcoming play, but you can now reserve your next green vehicle purchase – the Renault Twizy which will be part of the electric car brigadge. This will be a two-seater all-electric micro car that will be released in Europe later this year, and there are two models […]
Renault DeZir concept car
The Renault DeZir concept car points toward a brand new styling direction from the French automobile manufacturer, boasting a bright red finish that sends the pulses racing. Being a concept, why not throw caution to the wind, and have this coupe powered by a 24 kilowatt-hour lithium ion battery pack which is currently seeing action in the Nissan Leaf? Boasting a similar driving range of 100 miles, this concept was […]
Renault concept spa in a car
Renault makes cars, everyone knows that, but how about spas? That ought to get you to sit up for a moment. Having teamed up with cosmetics manufacturer Biotherm, their partnership has yielded the Zoe Z.E. electric car concept that boasts a climate control system which is not too different from that of a spa. Instead of using air conditioning, the Zoe will maintain a cool and hydrated condition inside which […]