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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...

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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 Alaskan ute axed from Australia, could switch to Mitsubishi Triton platform

The Renault Alaskan ute has been officially ruled out from being introduced in Australia – but the brand is likely to replace it with a rebodied version of the Mitsubishi Triton, after Mitsubishi recently joined the Renault-Nissan alliance...

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...

Renault planning Volkswagen ID.3 rival – report

The Renault Zoe may get a big sister. Automotive News reports Renault is working on a new electric vehicle that would sit atop the Zoe and rival the new Volkswagen ID.3. While the Volkswagen Group has mapped out a sprawling family of electric vehicles, the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance – despite having had a significant head start in EV production ­– is only now plotting out rivals for the upcoming EVs from its German competitor...

Renault CEO Bollore fired

After days of speculation, Renault has fired CEO Thierry Bollore, with chief financial officer (CFO) Clotilde Delbos stepping in as interim boss. Overnight the French automaker confirmed it had "decided to end the mandate" of Bollore as CEO and president of the firm "with immediate effect"...

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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...

2020 Renault Megane RS Trophy-R facelift spied

The facelifted Renault Megane RS, probably an updated version of the Trophy or Trophy-R variant, has been spied with practically no disguise. With only some blue tape on the front grille and lower air intake, it seems as though the updated Megane range should be revealed in the near future...

How long does it take to charge an electric vehicle? How does an EV charge? Plus our EV glossary

Electric vehicles, or EVs, are coming. With recent government policy announcements honing in on a 'green' future, there's some misinformation about charging an EV and how long they actually take to charge. While this isn't a deep dive or a technical analysis, we've aimed to break down how charging works (in very basic terms) and how long you would expect each of the EVs on the market in Australia to charge...

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 considering high-performance Zoe

Renault is considering giving its city-focused Zoe EV a massive shot in the arm, with European reports suggesting the Zoe e-Sport concept could make production. Top Gear reports the e-Sport, a 340kW and 640Nm version of the otherwise rather vanilla Zoe, is still front of mind for Renault's electric vehicle boss, Gilles Normand...