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The Renault Zoe can now go 250 miles, further than any other electric car

The Renault Zoe can now go 250 miles, further than any other electric car

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Renault has unveiled a new battery for the Zoe electric car that will let it go 250 miles on a single charge, further than any other mainstream electric car and double the range of the original Zoe. The Tesla Model S by comparison can go 240 miles on... >>

Renault Megane 2016 review: Dynamique or dud?
3.5 stars

Renault Megane 2016 review: Dynamique or dud?

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This is the fourth-generation Renault Megane - the French company's mid-sized family hatchback, which has been with us since 1995. In that time, Renault has sold over a half a million of the things in the UK.Whereas its Volkswagen Golf competitor evolves... >>

Renault Zoe review: Electrical engineering
3.5 stars

Renault Zoe review: Electrical engineering

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It's been a typical complaint of the modern electric car that - from the perspective of asking price - most are simply too expensive to make sense. As one of the leaders in the electric-mobility revolution, Renault has sought to challenge that notion... >>

Renault Kadjar first drive: French-kissed Qashqai

Renault Kadjar first drive: French-kissed Qashqai

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Ka-jar. Say it phonetically and fast and the name of Renault's new crossover doesn't sound quite so weird. Ok, we might have lied about that. We sometimes wonder whether all the good product names have now been used up. So much so that companies – and... >>

Renault Twingo review: Dynamique TCe 90 hits the streets
3.5 stars

Renault Twingo review: Dynamique TCe 90 hits the streets

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Going against the grain is unusual in the automotive world. Standardisation, lowering the risk factor of product failure and making things easy to mass produce is the name of the game. Which is why unusual or new types of car are so rare.When the Renault... >>

Renault Twingo pictures and hands-on

Renault Twingo pictures and hands-on

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Renault started the supermini revolution back in the late 70s with the classic Renault 5. It did it again with the first generation Twingo in the early 90s - a car that never came to the UK. So it's perhaps not the greatest shock to see the company reinventing... >>

Renault Kwid concept car comes with its own traffic scouting quadcopter

Renault Kwid concept car comes with its own traffic scouting quadcopter

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Renault has unveiled a concept car that comes with its own traffic scouting drone. The quadcopter can be released from the roof to find the end of a traffic jam.Nissan showed off a similar idea previously with its Juke Nismo model. The Renault Kwid concept... >>

Renault Next Two brings the self-driving car of 2020 to the present

Renault Next Two brings the self-driving car of 2020 to the present

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Renault has unveiled its Next Two car that offers self-driving, smart connectivity and can even valet park itself while you're walking away.The Renault Next Two is currently a prototype for what the car of 2020 will be able to do. The idea is that drivers... >>

Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 Turbo EDC Lux review
4.0 stars

Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 Turbo EDC Lux review

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Pocket-lint is quite fond of the RenaultSport Clio. In fact, we’ve owned two of the previous versions, one of which is still in our possession.But we come to the new 200 Turbo Clio - or 200T as we refer to it - with some trepidation. Taking it out for... >>

Renault Zoe pictures and hands-on

Renault Zoe pictures and hands-on

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BMW has announced its i3 electric car - and by all accounts it's a cracker. But there's another company that has its eggs heavily invested in the electric car basket right now: the Renault-Nissan alliance and launch of the Renault Zoe. It's got us more... >>

Renault Captur 1.2 Tce EDC hands-on and first drive

Renault Captur 1.2 Tce EDC hands-on and first drive

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Back in happier times, Renault made groundbreaking cars. Historians may quibble, but the company ultimately created the supermini (Renault 5), the people carrier (Espace) and then the small MPV (Scenic). How times have changed: you can’t even buy an... >>

RenaultSport Clio 200 Turbo EDC pictures and first drive

RenaultSport Clio 200 Turbo EDC pictures and first drive

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There's never been much point in approaching a RenaultSport product from the perspective of say advanced technology or design aesthetics. Historically, if you wanted a hot hatch and you wanted the best, most raw, connected driving experience in an affordable... >>

RenaultSport Megane 265 Cup
4.5 stars

RenaultSport Megane 265 Cup

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In the land of the hot hatch RenaultSport would be king. Back in the Eighties, when this type of car truly took off, Peugeot and VW – with the 205 GTi and the Golf GTi – were the kings of transforming euro shopping trollies into cheap ways to get... >>

First drive: Renault Clio
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First drive: Renault Clio

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Remember when the Clio was advertised by Nicole and Papa? Or when it proclaimed to have va-va-voom long before Mazda got zoom-zoom? Well, so does Renault. Having sold 12 Million Clios since the first generation in 1991, it’s now launching the brand... >>

Renault Clio (2013) pictures and hands-on

Renault Clio (2013) pictures and hands-on

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The fourth-generation Renault Clio took over the entire Renault stand in Paris. Illuminated under hundreds of beautiful globe lights, which gently changed colour and bobbed up and down, an array of red, orange and yellow Clios spread out across the Renault... >>

Which car works best with your iPhone?

Which car works best with your iPhone?

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Nearly every new car on the market now has some method of connecting with the iPhone. Some come as standard, others are expensive systems that add all sorts of clevel bells and whistles.No drive is complete without a decent selection of music and most... >>

Renault Twizy pictures and hands-on

Renault Twizy pictures and hands-on

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The first time you see a Renault Twizy on the road, we suspect one of two things will happen. You’ll either laugh. A lot. Or you’ll be desperate to have a go. But get over the fact that it’s got a name that only the French could come up with and... >>

Renault Grand Scenic Dynamique TomTom 1.5 dCi
4.0 stars

Renault Grand Scenic Dynamique TomTom 1.5 dCi

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When it first appeared in 1996, the original Scenic broke ground as the first "small" people carrier to hit our roads. It did without the seven seats of existing people carriers such as its big brother Espace, but brought all that was loved about that... >>

Renault opts for iPhone CoPilot Live GPS in new Twingo

Renault opts for iPhone CoPilot Live GPS in new Twingo

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Renault, the car company that previously had a partnership with TomTom, has chosen rival CoPilot for its new Twingo. The CoPilot Live app will be "an integral part of an iPhone-based infotainment system" for the latest model of the car.The French car... >>

Renault Fluence Z.E. pictures and hands-on

Renault Fluence Z.E. pictures and hands-on

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Renault has bet big on electric cars. Bigger than any other car company in fact - and by 2013 it’ll have four of them for sale in the form of the recently launched Kangoo Z.E. Van, Twizy scooter/car hybrid, Clio-sized Zoe and this, the Fluence Z.E.... >>

RenaultSport Clio 200 Raider pictures and hands-on

RenaultSport Clio 200 Raider pictures and hands-on

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Over the past decade-and-a-bit, Renault’s performance division, RenaultSport, has given us a string of hotted-up Clios and Meganes, providing those of us with petrol in our veins an accessible way into fast, front-wheel drive cars - ones that seemed... >>

Renault Frendzy concept features built in BlackBerry PlayBook

Renault Frendzy concept features built in BlackBerry PlayBook

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Renault has announced a rather nifty concept car which features a built in BlackBerry PlayBook for drivers to tap away with whilst out on the road. The idea is that the Frendzy is a sort of mobile office on wheels, using the PlayBook to power all the... >>

TomTom issues update for Renault Carminat

TomTom issues update for Renault Carminat

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TomTom and Renault have issued an update for their Carminat partnership which comes embedded in certain small and medium cars and offers satnav functionality to drivers of those vehicles.The update brings IQ Routes technology, which plans the fastest... >>

TomTom reveals embedded "Carminat" GPS for Renaults

TomTom reveals embedded "Carminat" GPS for Renaults

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TomTom has revealed the details of its embedded navigation solution co-developed with Renault, called "Carminat". The Carminat TomTom, due to "open up" the embedded navigation to the "mass market", according to the GPS company, will launch with a 490... >>

TomTom announces Renault team-up

TomTom announces Renault team-up

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TomTom and Renault have announced a strategic partnership to offer a fully integrated navigation system for approximately 500 euros. The "affordable, fully integrated" navigation solutions will be available to Renault customers on several models with... >>