It was Toyota who held the top spot of total vehicle sales in July 2022 with a tally of 7 110 units sold while the rest of the new car market reflects an upward trajectory in comparison to the same time last year.
Concept cars are oddballs. Strange shapes and fantastical proportions rarely maintain their figure when it comes time to go into production. The Renault 5 Diamant is an oddball amongst oddballs with quirky design choices curtailed by the familiar Renault 5 skeleton.
The Renault Triber Express is the latest addition to the French brands portfolio in South Africa and is set to offer the practicality of the SUV on which it is based with the complete utility of a panel van. That means the loadbay can swallow 1500 L of cargo and a maximum 542 kg payload.
Renault has sold their Lada stake in a latest sanction against the controversial Russian assault and occupation of Ukraine which has spanned almost four months.
In celebration of Youth Day and the events that transpired in 1976 with the date celebrated across the country today, we decided to take a closer look at our top 5 funky first cars for the youth.
The Scenic and Grand Scenic as we know them are officially dead, but Renault may have just made a cool crossover that shares their name. It is only a concept but the Scenic Vision looks remarkably cool enough to do school lifts and grocery runs in.
As SUVs cAs SUVs continue to dominate markets with manufacturers lining their portfolios with pumped-up hatches, other segments have been suffering. The sedan is one of the more common to be mentioned but the MPV segment is enduring the same fate. The reputable Renault Scenic has now been discontinued in Europe.ontinue to dominate markets with manufacturers lining their portfolios with pumped-up hatches, other segments have been suffering. The sedan is one of the more common to be mentioned but the MPV segment is enduring the same fate. The reputable Renault Scenic has now been discontinued in Europe.
In a nutshell, platform sharing between automakers enables reduced production costs and sharing of research and development. The adverse effect of this is that any shortcomings are also shared between manufacturers. This has happened for the Mitsubishi Express van which has now been terminated in Australia.
Renault is currently the largest stakeholder of Lada’s parent company AvtoVAZ with a 68% stake in the utility Russian automaker. With Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine, the French brand has committed to offload its stake in Lada for roughly 20 cents.
If you could spot a little bit of Renault in this latest rendering, you’d be correct since the Clio-based Mitsubishi Colt supermini will be built by the French brand as part of an alliance which will take the manufacturers up to 2030.