19th May 2022

Renault Hydrogen-EV Hybrid Claims Best of all Worlds

French automaker Renault may have been at the forefront of BEV promotion but now it has unveiled a concept that claims to be a hydrogen-battery hybrid. At the same...

28th March 2022

Weekly Brief: Renault’s Russian Woe Warns of Dealing with Autocratic Regimes

Renault has indefinitely suspended all industrial activities in Russia following a direct call from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to boycott Renault vehicles worldwide. The automaker’s Moscow plant, birthplace of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


28th February 2022

Weekly Brief: Global Auto Industry sent Reeling by Russian Invasion

The auto industry is braced for more turmoil as Russia unleashed war on Ukraine. Worldwide supply-chain delays and car shortages were already a problem after two years of global...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


18th February 2022

Renault Teases New Hydrogen Powered Concept

Renault joins the move towards hydrogen as an alternative to BEV to meet zero emissions targets with a sneak peek at its latest concept. While several Japanese automakers explore...


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