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Renault Nissan Alliance to partner with Microsoft on connected-car tech

There's an old joke that has Bill Gates boasting that if General Motors were as advanced as the computer industry, "we'd all be driving cars with V32 engines that got 1000 miles to the gallon"...

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Proton, Lotus up for sale; Peugeot-Citroen, Renault, Suzuki interested - report
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Proton, Lotus up for sale; Peugeot-Citroen, Renault, Suzuki interested - report

Proton and Lotus, both owned by Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom, are reportedly being shopped around to rival automakers. Insider sources have told Reuters that DRB-Hicom has recently sent out partnership proposals to 20 automakers. So far, three car companies have shown interest: Renault, Suzuki, and the PSA Group, which consists of Peugeot, Citroen and DS...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 23, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 23, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2018 Renault Clio to feature a ‘revolutionary’ interior - report
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2018 Renault Clio to feature a ‘revolutionary’ interior - report

The next-generation 2018 Renault Clio will have a completely different cockpit, according to a new report out of the UK. Speaking to Auto Express, Renault’s head of design, Laurens van den Acker, confirmed the new Clio will take a big step forward from the current car in terms of interior design...


2017 Renault Clio RS 16 spied
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2017 Renault Clio RS 16 spied

The Renault Clio RS 16 seems like it will soon be heading into production, if these spy photos are anything to go by. Compared to the Clio RS 16 concept that made its debut just before the Monaco Grand Prix, this prototype seems to be missing a few items, including flared wheel arches, 19-inch alloy wheels, chequered flag-style driving lights, and squared off exhaust tips...


2017 Renault Megane pricing and specs: All-new hatch hits Australia
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2017 Renault Megane pricing and specs: All-new hatch hits Australia

Australian pricing and specifications for the all-new 2017 Renault Megane have been announced today, ahead of its September 19 showroom debut. Revealed to the world almost exactly one year ago, the new Megane builds on the now familiar styling themes set out by head designer Laurens van den Acker, poached from Mazda way back in 2009...


Renault to launch Alpine coupe in Australia priced around $75k
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Renault to launch Alpine coupe in Australia priced around $75k

Renault Australia is steadily gearing up to launch the eagerly awaited Alpine sports car brand here in 2018, likely priced just under the conceptually similar Alfa Romeo 4C. The lightweight and likely mid-engined two-seater is creeping ever closer to production, slated to begin in 2017 in Dieppe, France, alongside the Clio RS...


What is Australia's favourite hot hatch?
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What is Australia's favourite hot hatch?

Australians love hotted-up versions of everyday small hatches and sedans, but which are the sales leaders? Beyond a shadow of a doubt, it’s Volkswagen that sits at the top of the sales tree, given the fact it leads across three key price/power market breakdowns. But Subaru, Renault, Ford and even premium players Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz give stiff competition...


Renault Alaskan: local arm excited about imminent HiLux and Ranger rival
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Renault Alaskan: local arm excited about imminent HiLux and Ranger rival

Renault Australia’s dealers are “extremely excited” by the prospect of getting their hands on a dual-cab ute to rival the Volkswagen Amarok within 18 months, says the company’s local managing director Justin Hocevar. The Renault Alaskan (that’s the name expected to apply to the production model) was revealed in June, and will roll into global markets starting with South America...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap

See the full details here. Tegan Lawson at the CarAdvice.com News Desk with a look at what’s making headlines this week. The BMW Z4 is officially done and dusted, the final one has rolled off the production line in Germany. A sport scar, likely called the Z5, that’s being co-developed with Toyota, will likely replace it...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 2, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 2, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 Renault Koleos Review
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2017 Renault Koleos Review

The 2017 Renault Koleos is a huge step up for the French brand. Can it topple the CX-5, Tiguan and co? It’s in the mix, at the very least.

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Renault Grand Scenic MPV still firmly on Australian radar
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Renault Grand Scenic MPV still firmly on Australian radar

The slinky Renault Grand Scenic MPV is still a chance to come to Australia, after more positive indications came out of the company’s local division this week. Launched in May this year, the chic five- and seven-seater Grand Scenic people-mover brings some glamour to a dowdy corner of the market, alongside its fellow French offering, the Citroen Grand C4 Picasso...


Renault Australia repeatedly researched launching rugged Dacia Duster
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Renault Australia repeatedly researched launching rugged Dacia Duster

Renault says it seriously considered importing the rugged Dacia Duster SUV to Australia a number of times before deciding it couldn’t make the business case work. But don’t rule out seeing the next-generation version coming to local shores, with the company’s Australia arm saying it would be “silly not to” revisit the case down the track...


Renault Clio RS 16 could soon go into limited production - report
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Renault Clio RS 16 could soon go into limited production - report

The Renault Clio RS 16 concept revealed earlier this year could make it to production, albeit in limited numbers, a new report claims. According to French website Caradisiac, Renault will make an official announcement at the Paris motor show in October...


Renault Sport Megane production ends, Australian stock still available
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Renault Sport Megane production ends, Australian stock still available

The final third-generation Renault Sport Megane rolled off the company’s Spanish production line this week, but prospective local buyers can rest assured that Renault Australia still has enough stock to last a while yet. Renault’s UK arm announced this week that the final Megane RS unit had rolled off the line in Palencia and was being sold by a dealer in Dundee...


2016 Renault Koleos pricing and specifications
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2016 Renault Koleos pricing and specifications

Full Australian pricing and details for the all-new 2016 Renault Koleos have now been released, following the initial details handed down earlier this month. As promised, the new Koleos will kick off from $29,990 plus on-road costs for the entry-level Life 4x2 model...


2018 Renault Megane RS spied testing
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2018 Renault Megane RS spied testing

A development mule of the next-generation 2018 Renault Megane RS has been spied undergoing testing in southern Europe ahead of the car's expected world reveal next year. As we already know, the next iteration of the French hot hatch will be a significant departure from the current model...


CarAdvice Podcast episode 12: Focus RS drift mode condemned, Pokémon Go, Mazda3 revealed, and much more
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CarAdvice Podcast episode 12: Focus RS drift mode condemned, Pokémon Go, Mazda3 revealed, and much more

Welcome to episode 12 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, Paul Maric is joined by Mike Costello to discuss the latest CarAdvice news and reviews from across the automotive landscape and Australia's new-car market...


2016 Renault Koleos: Australian price and launch timing confirmed for all-new SUV
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2016 Renault Koleos: Australian price and launch timing confirmed for all-new SUV

Australian details for the all-new 2016 Renault Koleos, which will make its global sales debut here, have been announced today. Revealed in April, the new Koleos is billed as Renault's first-ever 'D-Segment' SUV. Thanks to its shared platform with Nissan's new X-Trail, the 2016 Koleos is 150mm longer than its predecessor...