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Alpine A110 review

Alpine A110

To say that the Alpine A110 has been one of the most eagerly anticipated new cars of recent times would be an understatement. It’s not just the return of a legendary French brand after more than 20 years, but it’s proof positive that there’s plenty of mileage left in the …

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2018 F1 Season: Half-way review

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With an unexpectedly close title race unfolding, technical modifications will be the main focus for all teams in the upcoming summer break. So too will strategies relating to ‘secondary’ drivers, and how they may decoy rivals, enabling their team to get the best results possible. Here, Automotive Blog looks at …

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Dacia celebrates five years in the UK

Happy Birthday Dacia! Celebrating five years in the UK

Renault’s budget brand Dacia has released a new disco inspired video, “Dacia Way I Like It!”, to mark its fifth anniversary in the UK. Since launching in 2013, Dacia has sold more than 120,000 vehicles in the UK. The UK’s most affordable SUV, the Dacia Duster, arrived in early 2013, soon to be …

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Electric Vehicle Experience Centre to open

Electric Vehicle Experience Centre

The UK’s first multi-brand electric vehicle showroom is to open at centre:mk in Milton Keynes on July 22. Managed by Chargemaster, the UK’s largest manufacturer and operator of electric charging points, and funded by Milton Keynes’ Go Ultra Low City scheme, the EVEC has been established to increase the number …

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Renault record-breaker back at Bonneville

Renault ETOILE FILANTE AND RENAULT DAUPHINE at Bonneville

Renault’s famous ‘shooting star’ gas turbine-powered car has returned to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah – 60 years on. The Renault Etoile Filante (“shooting star” in French) established four new world land speed records – two of which still stand to this day. On September 5, 1956, the whistle …

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Renault Scenic’s 20th birthday

Renault Scenic

Renault is celebrating 20 years of the game-changing Scenic compact MPV. The award-winning Renault Scenic compact MPV was launched in 1996 and nearly five million have been sold during its 20-year production run. Now the success story is set to continue in 2016 with unveiling of fourth-generation model at 2016 …

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7-up for Go Ultra Low

Go Ultra Low line-up

Audi, Mitsubishi and Volkswagen have joined the Government’s Go Ultra Low campaign. The trio have teamed up with existing members BMW, Nissan, Renault and Toyota to increase awareness of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) among British car buyers. Between them, the seven Go Ultra Low members boast 15 ULEVs – from …

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Renault Kadjar crossover revealed

Renault Kadjar

Meet the new Renault Kadjar – big brother to the French giant’s popular Captur crossover SUV. It may have an odd name, but it looks good and it will be up against the all-conquering Nissan Qashqai when it goes on sale this autumn. Other rivals in this highly competitive sector …

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Renault-Nissan’s EV milestone

100% electric Nissan Leaf

Zero-emission landmark as Renault-Nissan Alliance sells 200,000th electric vehicle. The Renault-Nissan Alliance celebrated the sale of 200,000 electric vehicle in early November and the group also claims to enjoy 58% of the zero-emission global market. Renault-Nissan EVs have driven four billion kilometres – enough to circle the earth 100,000 times. …

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Dacia’s three million milestone

Dacia Sandero Stepway

Renault’s budget brand hits new production landmark after barely 10 years. The 3,000,000th Dacia, a Sandero Stepway, has been bought by Spanish motorist Andres Palomo Paz. “Dacia has now sold three million vehicles since the brand’s renewal merely 10 years ago, and that’s something of a unique achievement in today’s …

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