17th January 2022

Industry Voices: What can Blockchain do for the Automotive Industry?

Opinion piece by Jonas Lundqvist, CEO at Haidrun. Ask people about blockchain and most will associate it with Bitcoin, crypto currencies and data mining. Of course, they are not...


6th January 2022

Mild Hybrid ICE Only Option for Renault Austral SUV

In among all the BEV noise, Renault will be launching its new mid-sector SUV purely with an ICE mild-hybrid range of powertrains. The French automaker’s latest drip-feed unveiling of...


24th November 2021

Two Power Boosted Alpines Added, at a Price

Renault’s sportscar sub-brand, Alpine, has launched two new versions of its A110 offering more power albeit with a large hike in forecourt price. The A110 S and A110 GT...


17th November 2021

Renault Adds Two New Hydrogen LCVs

Renault’s specialist sub-brand HYVIA has unveiled two new hydrogen fuel cell LCVs to join its prototype Renault Master Van H2-TECH debuted last month. The first, revealed at Solutrans held...


4th November 2021

Too Much Tech in Cars say Consumers, Dacia Study Shows

While new high-end automotive technologies are developed almost daily, most UK drivers say they don’t want it. A study by automaker Dacia, budget sub brand of Renault, suggests that...


8th October 2021

Renault’s JV Ups its BEV Green Credentials

Renault’s latest joint venture in the BEV space is seeking to advance it’s green credentials by sourcing sustainable nickel for its future automotive batteries. The French automaker has teamed...


31st August 2021

Renault to Unveil BEV Limo Subscription Mobility

Renault’s mobility sub-brand, Mobilize, will unveil its subscription-based limousine service using a luxury BEV four-door saloon at Munich IAA Mobility 2021. The car, Mobilize Limo, is designed specifically for...


23rd August 2021

Weekly Brief: Unconnected Cars Come into their Own Amid Semiconductor Crisis

The global shortage of semiconductors continued to wreak havoc across the automotive industry last week. Semiconductors, which enable technology like in-dash infotainment and advanced driver assistance systems, have been...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


27th July 2021

Renault Shows Diesel has a Way to Go

While we are being told the future belongs to the BEV, in many markets the present is firmly diesel power as confirmed by Renault’s powertrain line-up for its new...


18th June 2021

Renault Extends European Mobility Offering

Renault has unveiled a wide-ranging strategy to boost mobility and BEV options for urban consumers. It announced three niche vehicle solutions to promote EV adoption in the hope that...


10th June 2021

Russian Clean Car Import Quotas Risk EV Take-Up

In the past month, the Russian government allowed some fragments of its green transport strategy 2030 to go public. Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov said at the...

By Roma Nazarov


1st June 2021

Weekly Brief: Germany Takes Aim at Driverless Tech Dominance

Germany is the first country in the world to legalize fully autonomous vehicles on public roads. The landmark legislation passed both the lower and upper chambers of Germany’s parliament...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve