22
JUL
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Renault and Fiat in light commercial vehicle agreement

Renault and Fiat in light commercial vehicle agreement

Renault and Fiat have signed an agreement under which Renault will supply Fiat with a light commercial vehicle based on a Renault platform.

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22
JUL
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Nissan LEAF diversifies its activities at U.K. safari park

Nissan LEAF diversifies its activities at U.K. safari park

A safari park in England has found a most unusual role for the Nissan LEAF: the zero-emission vehicle will be used to transport reptiles and insects to schools around the North West of the country. The all-electric LEAF is set to become part of an educational program that teaches children the value of conservation and sustainability.

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21
JUL
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Autonomous car wins French government support

Autonomous car wins French government support

The autonomous car is a step closer to becoming reality in France thanks to the government's decision to authorize testing. Piloted by Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn, the project was chosen as one of six new innovations for future development.

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18
JUL
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Nissan LEAF: the innovations keep on coming

Nissan LEAF: the innovations keep on coming

What do old clothes, recycled electrical appliances, free electricity and paint that keeps itself clean have in common? The answer is the futuristic Nissan LEAF.

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Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for autonomous drive technologies

On July 17, 2014, Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn gave a speech at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan (FCCJ), entitled "The Way Ahead: Trends Reshaping the Auto Industry."

In his speech, he addressed the social and technological trends transforming one of the world's largest manufacturing sectors and how he envisions the auto industry will respond to these new challenges.

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16
JUL
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Renault delivers 30 Kangoo Z.E. electric vehicles in Uruguay

Renault delivers 30 Kangoo Z.E. electric vehicles in Uruguay

UTE, which generates, transmits and distributes electricity in Uruguay, took delivery of its new fleet of 30 Kangoo Z.E.s on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, following an order resulting from a tender process launched several months ago.

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15
JUL
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Datsun's Russia roll out begins in Togliatti

Datsun's Russia roll out begins in Togliatti

The first Datsun on-DO officially rolled off the production line Monday July 14 at AvtoVAZ’s historic Togliatti plant, a keystone event for the brand in the Russian car market.

Debuting in April in Moscow, the Datsun on-DO is a 4-door, 5-seat family sedan intended for first-time, new-car buyers in Russia’s growing market, as well as an alternative to domestic makes and used cars.

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11
JUL
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Formula E: The Spark-Renault racers take to the track

Formula E: The Spark-Renault racers take to the track

Some of the world’s top racing drivers – including a Grand Prix winner, an Indycar champion, former F1 aces and up-and-coming stars – have had their first official taste of all electric racing.

The ten teams entered for the FIA Formula E series took to the Donington Park race circuit in the UK last week for the first official test. Everyone enjoyed the speed, handling and grip of the innovative Spark-Renault SRT_01E single-seater.

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10
JUL
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Brazil Post trials Kangoo Z.E. as new delivery van

Brazil Post trials Kangoo Z.E. as new delivery van

Renault's Kangoo Z.E. continues to win over new companies around the world, with the Brazilian postal service the latest to test the all-electric van. Brazil Post has signed up for a four-month trial period that will be extended to a year if all goes well.

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09
JUL
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Renault and Nissan showcase concept cars at Goodwood

Renault and Nissan showcase concept cars at Goodwood

The Goodwood Festival of Speed at the end of June was a chance for both Nissan and Renault to showcase their latest innovations, including several concept cars. Visitors to the festival were treated to an exciting glimpse of the future.

Based in the grounds of Goodwood House in the English countryside, the Festival of Speed is a three-day celebration of motorsports, attracting 180,000 people annually. Its centrepiece is the historic hill climb, but the event also gives manufacturers a chance to present breakthrough concepts – and Nissan and Renault made the most of this opportunity.

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