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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...

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Mitsubishi to launch Renault-sourced van mid-2020

Mitsubishi will rejoin the commercial van market by the middle of next year after a six-year absence with a vehicle based on the Renault Trafic – however the company claims it won’t compete with its French joint venture partner on price. The opportunity for a van to return to Mitsubishi showrooms came about after the Japanese brand became part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance in 2017...

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Renault Koleos gets 7-year warranty and 3 years of free servicing

Renault Australia has announced a seven-year, unlimited kilometre warranty across its entire Koleos SUV range, in addition to three years of free scheduled servicing. All six variants of the French brand's Korean-produced crossover are eligible for the new ownership program, with prices kicking off at $30,900 plus on-road costs for the base 'Life' trim level...

2019 Renault Trafic Formula Edition revealed

Renault's graphics department has been let loose on the Trafic once again, with the French brand today revealing its latest Trafic Formula Edition. Available in both short- and long-wheelbase guises, the Formula Edition is exclusively offered on higher-spec Trafic models with the 103kW twin-turbo diesel...

Renault Zoe supplies hit by shipping incident

A shipment of Renault Zoe electric vehicles has been damaged by an oil spill, creating a potential stock problem for Renault Australia. Renault had around 120 cars on the affected ship, some 75 of which were Zoes destined for both private and fleet buyers. Affected cars were quarantined when they arrived in July, and Renault says it's working with a team of experts to examine the damage...

Renault could reduce Nissan stake to revive Fiat Chrysler merger - report

Renault and Nissan are reportedly in talks to rebalance their alliance with the aim of restarting Renault's proposed merger with Fiat Chrysler (FCA). Sources have told The Wall Street Journal about the discussions, which centre around plans to reduce Renault's 43.4 per cent shareholding in Nissan...

Renault Megane RS Trophy-R sets lap record at Spa

The Renault Megane RS Trophy-R has added another accolade to its portfolio, setting a new front-drive lap record at the iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. With a time of 2 minutes 48.338 seconds, the hardcore Megane was "more than five seconds better" than the previous record set by the Honda Civic Type R a year ago...

Renault 4 e-Plein Air: Retro-electro concept revealed

Renault has revealed an electrified version of the classic 4 e-Plein Air to celebrate 10 years of the 4L International Festival. Under the skin, the cute little Plein Air is powered by a 6.1kWh battery and 13kW motor, both of which have been nicked from the Twizy. Although details haven't been confirmed, Renault expects the car to offer the same 100km of range and 100km/h top speed as the Twizy...

2020 Renault Megane wagon spied

Alex Misoyannis • The facelifted Renault Megane wagon has been spied testing, ahead of its reveal in the coming months. The new Megane 'Sport Tourer' (as it's known in Europe) prototype spotted testing in the mountains wears moderate camouflage at the front and rear, indicating an exterior update is on the way...