9th January 2020

Renault’s Electrified Brussels Double Act

Renault will debut two electrified powertrains at 2020 Brussels Motor Show including a self-charging hybrid and a PHEV. The urban focused Clio E-Tech hybrid will target city dwellers with...


22nd October 2019

Renault Fuel Cell Extenders for BEVs Boost LCV Potential

After five years of working away from the glare of publicity, Renault will launch a hydrogen fuel cell enhanced powertrain for its LCV range. Developed in partnership with Michelin...


17th October 2019

Toyota Unveils Production-Ready Ultra Compact City BEV

Toyota looks like joining the race for micro BEV urban transportation with the launch of a new, production-ready, vehicle at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. The car, joins others...


8th July 2019

Weekly Brief: More Mega Partnerships Pump Up Auto Tech

The longer the road one has to travel, the nicer it is to have some company. This is true for human beings and for businesses as well, especially those...

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19th June 2019

Renault Unveils Latest India-Only Crossover

Renault has unveiled its latest compact SUV solely for the burgeoning domestic market of India. Its Triber appears to be a larger B-segment seven-seat version of the French carmaker’s...


18th June 2019

Renault Beefs Up Zoe

Renault has boosted power and range with its second generation Zoe electric hatchback. The new Zoe has a larger, 52 kWh battery and a more powerful, 100 kW electric...


14th June 2019

Ford Joins Race for Israel Auto Tech

Ford is the latest carmaker hoping to mine the automotive technology talent burgeoning in Israel with the opening of a new research center in Tel Aviv. Alliance partners Renault...


10th June 2019

Renault and Nissan Open Innovation Lab in Israel

Renault and Nissan have founded a innovation laboratory in Tel Aviv, Israel, taking advantage of the explosion of AI technology companies in the city. Named the Alliance Innovation Lab Tel Aviv, it is focusing on autonomy, cyber–security,...


28th May 2019

Lack of EV Capacity Drives FCA-Renault Merger

Desperate to catch up in the race towards electrification, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has proposed a merger with Renault. FCA is perceived as being chronically behind the most immediate demands...


23rd May 2019

Renault Bangs the ‘Green’ Drum for EVs

Renault marshaled a defense of EV climate friendly credentials in the face of claims that they are a long way from being ‘green’. In research recently published, EVs have...


20th May 2019

Bolt Nano is New Player in Urban BEV Micro-Mobility

A new player has joined the micro-car urban BEV mobility race to take on the big players including Renault and Seat. US company Bolt Mobility has unveiled its Bolt...


16th May 2019

Honda Joins Race to Find Second Life for EV Batteries

Honda is following the Nissan and Renault by planning a second-life strategy for it’s old auto batteries to as part of a drive to reduce CO2 emissions. The automaker...