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This is Renault’s stunning Alpine Vision Concept

This is Renault’s stunning Alpine Vision Concept

As halo cars go, the Renault Alpine Vision Concept is certainly striking, but can resurrecting the storied nameplate really drive the French automaker back into success? To give Renault its dues, it's certainly committed: back in late 2012, when the company said it would bring Alpine back from the dead as the go-to car for driving enthusiasts, the skepticism was palpable.

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Renault Corbusier Concept Celebrates Famous Architect

Renault Corbusier Concept Celebrates Famous Architect

Normally when we talk about a concept car, there are some details about the concept to go along with a few images. That isn’t the case with this Renault concept car, and it’s a shame. This is one of the sexiest cars that Renault has ever designed and it was made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of the French architect and artists known as Le Corbusier.

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Renaultsport Megane RS 275 Cup-S has 275hp and 265 lb-ft of torque

Renaultsport Megane RS 275 Cup-S has 275hp and 265 lb-ft of torque

Renault has unveiled a new version of its hot hatch the Megane dubbed the Megane 275 Cup-S. The car gets the engine from the 275 Trophy under the hood, meaning it is a turbo four that packs 275hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. The car has upgraded Cup suspension as standard. The performance is lively with that much power.

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Renault Twizy 45 is legal to drive in France at 14 years old

Renault Twizy 45 is legal to drive in France at 14 years old

One thing teens have in common the world over is that most of them look forward to getting a license to drive on their own. In France, teens can now get a license to drive early for a little EV called the Renault Twizy 45. The little car can be driven on the roads by drivers as young as 14 years old.

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Renault Kadjar crossover SUV unveiled ahead of Geneva

Renault Kadjar crossover SUV unveiled ahead of Geneva

One of the car brands that we don’t get here in the US is Renault. Renault makes some interesting cars in Europe and other parts of the world and it has unveiled a new SUV ahead of the Geneva motor show. The crossover SUV is called the Kadjar and it is the first C-segment crossover from the automaker. It will compete in a highly competitive class along with the Mazda CX-5, Kia Sportage, VW Tiguan, Toyota RAV4, and Nissan Qashqai.

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Alpine Vision GT concept races onto the virtual track

Alpine Vision GT concept races onto the virtual track

Renault has rolled out a slick looking concept car called the Alpine Vision Gran Turismo concept and it looks really cool. The car has lots of curves and reminds of something that Speed Racer or one of his pals would drive. The car is set to make its debut in the racing game Gran Turismo, but Renault has also produced a full size scale model of the car to show off at auto shows as well.

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Renault EOLAB concept gulps less fuel, pumps out less gas

Renault EOLAB concept gulps less fuel, pumps out less gas

They say that execution is key, but everything always starts with a concept. That is most especially true with cars, where future models and features begin in concept cars. One such automobile is the newly unveiled Renault EOLAB concept, which boasts of requiring less fuel, just 1 liter to last it 100 km in fact.

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Nissan-Renault delays EV targets after “slower” sales

Nissan-Renault delays EV targets after “slower” sales

Nissan-Renault has scaled back its electric car ambitions, pushing its 1.5m global goals for worldwide EV sales to 2020 after conceding that its original 2016 target was over-ambitious. A shortage of infrastructure development to support electric vehicles is one of the key factors hamstringing their success, CEO Carlos Ghosn suggested this week, though argued that the increasing number of rivals entering the eco-friendly segment was an indication that a change was close at hand.

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Renault Kwid Concept debuts at Delhi Auto Expo 2014

Renault Kwid Concept debuts at Delhi Auto Expo 2014

At the Delhi Auto Expo, Renault has unveiled its Kwid Concept car, a snazzy little vehicle it says is aimed at young buyers and their unique needs. The design comes from Renault Design India in part, and features things like oversized wheels and clipped overhangs, all of it culminating to give the concept a "playful" and strong look at the same time.

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Renault NEXT TWO self-driving car could be on roads by 2020

Renault NEXT TWO self-driving car could be on roads by 2020

Renault has revealed its own autonomous car prototype, the NEXT TWO, a self-driving vehicle that the French company says could launch by 2020. Unlike most such concepts we've seen, such as Nissan's autonomous Leaf EV or Google's long-running project, Renault has taken a more tempered approach, aiming to take over tedious city driving and parking duties while leaving higher-speed travel to the human behind the wheel.

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Nissan Leaf, Tesla EVs to replace entire Bhutanese fleet

Nissan Leaf, Tesla EVs to replace entire Bhutanese fleet

The nation of Bhutan is seriously considering replacing all of its government-owned and -run fleet vehicles and taxis with electric vehicles. Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay is in ongoing discussions with Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to import Nissan Leaf electric vehicles (EVs) by the handful, as well as installing charging stations throughout the grid. Tobgay has also reportedly spoken with Tesla about the same topic.

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Renault-Nissan modular car chunks could see 40% savings

Renault-Nissan modular car chunks could see 40% savings

Renault and Nissan have shown off the common car concept which the two companies expect to save up to 40-percent of new model developments, by reusing key chunks of engine, underbody, and electronic tech. The Renault-Nissan Common Module Family (CMF) consists of five key segments which, once initially developed, can be adopted across anything from compact cars to big luxury sedans, with new modules planed for SUVs, minivans, and more.

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