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Every car leaving the Australian market in 2020 – UPDATE

It's been a big year for automotive in 2020, with the exit of Holden, the cancellation of international motor shows and the Australian Grand Prix due to coronavirus, and the steady decline of new car sales. In a challenging climate, it's perhaps unsurprising that carmakers are reducing their ranges, discontinuing under-performers and replacing older models with hybrids, electric cars or new creations altogether...

Nissan boss says next Micra will be a Renault – report

The next Nissan Micra will be a rebadged Renault, according to Nissan boss Ashwani Gupta. Nissan will ask Renault to take the lead on developing and building the next-generation Micra, according to an interview in French newspaper Le Monde...

2014-2015 Renault Clio recalled for defective front windscreen wipers, faulty fastening of rear spoiler

Renault Australia has issued two recalls for its 2014-2015 Clio hatchback due to a defective front windscreen wiper component and faulty fastening of rear spoilers on some variants. Recall: windscreen wiper Renault Australia has issued a recall of 5881 of its model-year 2014-2015 Clio IV due to a defective front windscreen wiper component...

Peugeot 208 named 2020 European Car of the Year

The new Peugeot 208 has beat out six other finalists to claim Europe's Car of the Year title for 2020. The French marque’s hatchback finished with 281 points, 39 ahead of the runner-up, Tesla’s Model 3, which claimed 242 points. The award was presented behind closed doors at the Palexpo convention centre in Geneva following the cancellation of the 2020 Geneva Motor Show over concerns around the spread of coronavirus...

Renault Clio hybrid, Captur PHEV unveiled

The Renault Clio E-Tech hybrid and Renault Captur E-Tech plug-in hybrid models made their debuts at the Brussels motor show overnight. Both cars feature a new "series-parallel" hybrid drivetrain covered by around 150 patents. It features a naturally-aspirated 1.6-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with high voltage starter/generator, and a more powerful electric motor built into a "multi-mode clutch-less" transmission...

Renault Australia: 'every model new or updated by the end of 2020'

French carmaker Renault is about to jump start its Australian operations yet again – but this time the company will be boosted by the newest model range in the industry. In the space of just 12 months Renault’s line-up will be comprised of completely new or updated models. Some will be here before the end of this year...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Renault Clio RS replacement could be hot Zoe – report

Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Ok, let’s start with the bad news. Auto Express reports Renault won’t be producing an RS version of its new, fifth-generation Clio. The good news? There may be a replacement of sorts – a hotted-up version of the Renault Zoe electric hatch...

Audi e-tron, Renault Clio, Volkswagen T-Cross shine in Euro NCAP testing

Euro NCAP has released a new round of safety ratings this week, with a trio of new models impressing against the firm's latest, strictest criteria. In addition to the ANCAP ratings released this week based on the European arm's testing, a handful of models not yet available in Australia also received five-star ratings – the electric Audi e-tron, the new Renault Clio light hatch, and the Volkswagen T-Cross compact crossover...

Renault Clio Formula Edition on sale from $19,990

Renault Australia has quietly introduced a special-edition version of the Clio dubbed the Formula Edition, which is now on sale from $19,990 drive-away. Based on the entry-level Life specification, the Clio Formula Edition adds a range of handy features for no price increase...

2020 Renault Clio revealed, Australian debut confirmed

Renault has finally revealed the exterior of its new 2019 Clio, following last night's look at the car's high-tech cabin – and today's leak of the exterior design, which appeared on Instagram some hours ago. UPDATE 05/03/2019: Renault has now revealed the car's range of powertrains. Details have been added to the story below...