All Renault articles

  • transit
    Article

    Renault Alliance invests in Transit mobility app, WeRide.ai for Level 4 AVs

    2018-11-06T15:53:00Z

    Image: Transit Alliance Ventures, the venture capital division of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, has made two new strategic investments. Its latest is in Transit, a multi-modal transport app firm based in Montreal, Canada, which has produced an app functional in over 175 metropolitan areas around the world. ...

  • Renault.automotiveIT
    Feature

    France's IT outsider trusted on transforming Renault from the inside

    2018-10-18T15:00:00Z

    Renault CIO, Frederic Vincent, tells automotiveIT International about digital transformation, the IT collaboration with alliance partners Nissan and Mitsubishi and his strategy for dealing with legacy systems.

  • 6
    Article

    Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi: will embed Android OS, Google Assistant AI, from 2021

    2018-09-21T13:42:29Z

    Image: Renault The Android operating system will be embedded in Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi vehicles from 2021. A technology partnership with Google is to bring Android-based infotainment and consumer applications to multiple brands in the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance – which sold 10.6million cars in 200 markets last year. Android will ...

  • vw_id_We_small
    Article

    Volkswagen, Renault and PSA all announce new car-sharing and mobility services

    2018-07-10T11:18:36Z

    Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen will launch a fleet of shared electric vehicles in Germany next year, with international roll-out of its car-sharing services from 2020. Expanding Volkswagen’s ‘We’ customer platform, the mobility service will focus initially on cities in Europe, North America and Asia. Jürgen Stackmann, Volkswagen brand board member ...

  • 2018 - Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab – Expérimentation Renault ZOE robot taxi
    Article

    Renault and partners test on-demand AVs on-road in Rouen; Kroger and Nuro to trial driverless deliveries

    2018-07-03T11:32:00Z

    Image: Renault The first European on-road trial of a shared mobility service using autonomous vehicles is beginning near Rouen, France. The partners in this Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab initiative are Groupe Renault, Métropole Rouen Normandie, Transdev Group and Matmut, and the on-demand service will be open for public use ...

  • Article

    PSA suspends joint venture activity in Iran

    2018-06-06T17:47:00Z

    PSA Group is suspending all joint venture activity in Iran, following the withdrawal of the US government from a three-year-old multilateral pact aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear ambitions.

  • blockchain.automotiveIT
    Article

    Blockchain initiative launched to develop digital mobility ecosystem

    2018-05-09T12:39:20Z

    BMW, Ford, GM and Renault are among the automakers participating in the consortium (Image: Shutterstock) A non-profit consortium involving major carmakers, suppliers, IT firms, start-ups and other transportation stakeholders has been announced to explore the application of blockchain technology in a digital mobility ecosystem. Founding members include BMW, Bosch, ...

  • renault.automotiveIT
    Article

    Renault invests in virtual testing company for autonomous driving

    2017-07-06T15:28:07Z

    Renault wants to launch 10 vehicles with autonomous capacity by 2020 (Photo: Renault) Renault is buying a 35 pc stake in Autonomous Vehicle Simulation (AVS), a move that will help it in efforts to develop and test autonomous vehicles. AVS was formed together with Oktal, a unit of French ...

  • renault.automotiveIT
    Article

    Renault plans to buy embedded software unit from Intel

    2017-05-25T12:20:25Z

    Renault and other carmakers need embedded software to develop autonomous vehicles (Photo: Renault) Renault plans to acquire a French R&D division from Intel, giving the French carmaker deeper expertise in key digital technologies. The R&D unit specializes in embedded software, which is important for the development of connected and ...

  • renault.automotiveIT
    Article

    Renault opens Paris innovation lab

    2017-03-13T11:49:22Z

    Renault showed an electric Zoe concept at the Geneva auto show (Photo: Renault) Renault has opened a so-called "Open Innovation Lab" in Paris in a bid to speed up new-mobility research and step up cooperation with French startup companies. The carmaker already runs similar innovation labs in Silicon Valley ...

  • mwc.automotiveIT
    Article

    Mobile World Congress - Barcelona

    2017-01-18T11:20:57Z

    More than 2,200 companies exhibited at the 2016 Mobile World Congress (Photo: MWC) The annual Mobile World Congress (MWC), which brings together stakeholders in the global connectivity revolution, will take place in Barcelona Feb. 27 through March 2. The annual gathering, the world's largest meeting place for the mobile ...

  • ces.automotiveIT
    Article

    CES - Las Vegas

    2016-12-06T17:42:32Z

    At the 2016 CES, GM CEO Mary Barra gave a keynote address (Photo: CES) The annual CES exhibition, the first major consumer electronics exhibition of the year, officially starts in Las Vegas on January 5. But press events already begin on January 3, when electric-vehicle startup Faraday Future and ...

  • renault.automotiveIT
    Article

    Renault, Chronocam cooperate to make cars see better

    2016-11-08T13:09:42Z

    Renault hopes Chronocam technology will improve autonomous-driving systems (Photo: Renault) Renault has entered into a strategic partnership with French computer vision specialist Chronocam to get advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) ready for autonomous driving. Chronocam  develops biologically inspired vision sensors and computer vision technologies for the auto industry. ...

  • Renault-Nissan.automotiveIT
    Feature

    “Over-the air updates will be a big enabler”

    2016-10-25T15:21:48Z

    Redzic is bringing on board more software developers (Photo: Renault-Nissan) In January of this year, Ogi Redzic joined the Renault-Nissan alliance as senior vice president, connected vehicles and mobility services. The former Nokia executive was tasked with speeding up the development of connected services, building a team of software ...

  • Daimler.automotiveIT
    Article

    Daimler takes steps to increase battery production

    2016-10-24T15:20:31Z

    Daimler's EQ will have an electric range of 500 km (Photo: Arjen Bongard) Daimler started work on a second battery plant in Kamenz in eastern Germany Monday as it prepares for expected strong growth in electric-vehicle sales. The premium car group said it will invest 500 million euros in ...

  • renault.automotiveIT
    Article

    Renault-Nissan, Microsoft to jointly develop connected services

    2016-09-27T11:02:35Z

    Renault and Nissan want to run connected functions on a single platform  (Photo: Renault) The Renault-Nissan alliance (RNA) and Microsoft will jointly develop next-generation connected services that will run on the software group's Azure platform. The cooperation is part of Renault and Nissan's plan to rapidly move beyond ...

  • renault.automotiveIT
    Article

    Renault-Nissan acquires software development company

    2016-09-21T14:04:49Z

    Renault's Next Two prototype presents a vision of connected driving in 2020 (Photo: Renault) Renault and its alliance partner Nissan jointly acquired Sylpheo, a French software development company, in a move to speed up connected-car initiatives at the two car brands. The Renault-Nissan alliance (RNA) plans to launch more ...

  • porsche.automotiveIT
    Article

    Porsche hires Gartner's Koslowski for digital role

    2016-04-14T15:36:16Z

    Koslowski is a veteran technology analyst who comes to Porsche from Silicon Valley (Photo: Porsche) Continuing an auto industry trend to bring in Silicon Valley experts to oversee digitalization efforts, Porsche has hired Thilo Koslowski. The renowned Gartner analyst will assume "a key role in the area of digital ...

  • nissan.automotiveIT
    Article

    Renault, Nissan stepping up integration efforts

    2016-03-04T13:58:34Z

    Nissan will start building a "piloted drive" version of the Qashqai SUV in Sunderland next year (Photo: Nissan) Renault and its Japanese alliance partner Nissan are stepping up their internal cooperation efforts with the goal of saving 5.5 billion euros a year by 2018. The two carmakers, which share ...

  • ghosn.geneva.automotiveIT
    Article

    "There will be regulatory acceptance for autonomous cars because they increase safety"

    2016-03-04T11:02:32Z

    Ghosn unveiled the Nissan IDS concept at the Geneva auto show (Photo: Nissan) Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke about the digital transformation of the Franco-Japanese car alliance and other matters to reporters at the Geneva auto show in early March. You recently appointed former Nokia executive Ogi Redzic to ...