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Weekend Deals on Wheels for December 10: Workhorse edition

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at six factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Here we focus on workhorses...

Renault Kangoo now $21,990 drive-away for Christmas - UPDATE

Update - A spokesperson from Renault Australia has confirmed only the 1.6-litre petrol Kangoo short-wheelbase variant gets the Ready for Business pack as complimentary equipment as part of the Christmas promotion. See article for details If Mariah Carey was a tradie, she'd be singing 'All I Want for Christmas is a Renault Kangoo', now that the French van is on sale from $21,990 drive-away this festive season...

Renault rewards top apprentices and technicians with Megane Trophy V6 hot laps

How does Renault Australia reward its top technicians and apprentices? Simple. It throws them in a Renault Megane Trophy V6 racer for a few hot laps around the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit...

Weekend Deals on Wheels for November 5

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at six factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels...

Renault Kangoo Lifestyle Pack adds tech and comfort for Maxi Crew model

The Renault Kangoo is now available with an optional Lifestyle Pack, which adds a number of features to the French van. Only available on the five-seat Kangoo Maxi Crew LCV variant, the Lifestyle Pack costs an additional $1290, adding a handful of styling, tech and comfort features. Inside, the pack brings Renault’s 7...

Renault Australia opens store in Westfield shopping centre

Renault Australia is taking a new approach to keeping up with changing buyer patterns with a unique Brand Concept Store at Westfield Hornsby. The new store, at the major shopping centre in Sydney’s northern suburbs, displays various Renault models in a setting that’s different to your typical (and often intimidating) car dealership...

Mitsubishi Motors joins Renault Nissan Alliance: Official

Nissan has formally acquired a 34 per cent stake in Mitsubishi Motors, and taken effective control of the smaller, scandal-beset Japanese car maker. As part of Nissan's acquisition of a controlling share in the tri-diamond brand, Mitsubishi will join the Renault-Nissan Alliance...

Weekend Deals on Wheels for October 15

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Haggle hard, and happy shopping. If you spot any deals, let us know in the comments...

2017 Renault Megane on sale in Australia from $22,490

The all-new 2017 Renault Megane has officially launched in Australia, taking on the likes of the Mazda 3 and Volkswagen Golf. Replacing the ageing third-generation model that first debuted in 2008, the new Megane MkIV is offered with two turbocharged petrol engines. A 97kW/205Nm ‘TCe 130’ 1...

Renault Australia putting French stigmas to bed

The stigma that French cars are expensive to own and run is dead and buried, says Renault Australia, which now offers superior aftersales care to many better-known Japanese brands. Since 2010, Renault Australia has spent millions of dollars upgrading its dealer network, and pouring money from its steadily increasing sales (up six-fold since 2010, peaking at 11,500 units last year) into the back end of its business...

Renault Australia aiming to triple sales, looking to growth in passenger market

Renault is aiming to triple its sales volumes in Australia, with the company’s Asia-Pacific boss, Gilles Normand, telling CarAdvice he would like to see the Australian market reflect the brand’s global share of new cars sales. Currently, Renault Australia enjoys a market share of around 1.0 per cent. Normand is targeting an ambitious 3...