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  • Renault Twingo pictures and hands-on
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    Renault Twingo pictures and hands-on

    By 6 March 2014

    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
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    Renault Kwid concept car comes with its own traffic scouting quadcopter

    By 7 February 2014

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

    By 7 February 2014

    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...

  • Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 Turbo EDC Lux review
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    Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 Turbo EDC Lux review

    By 7 December 2013

    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...

  • A week in reviews: 2 - 6 December
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    A week in reviews: 2 - 6 December

    By 7 December 2013

    As we roll into December there’s a sense of looming Christmas cheer. Awards season is over, next-gen consoles are on the shelves - well, sort of, their stock has been emptied and they’re hard to get hold of - and we’ve spent the week tying up various...

  • Frankfurt Motor Show 2013: The future according to concept cars
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    Frankfurt Motor Show 2013: The future according to concept cars

    By 11 September 2013

    Every motor show brings a glittering array of concept cars for every passerby to stop and coo over. They're a chance for designers to let their imaginations run wild, for companies to project a vision of future, as well as teasing customers with the excitement...

  • Renault Zoe pictures and hands-on
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    Renault Zoe pictures and hands-on

    By 13 August 2013

    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
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    Renault Captur 1.2 Tce EDC hands-on and first drive

    By 30 July 2013

    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
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    RenaultSport Clio 200 Turbo EDC pictures and first drive

    By 1 July 2013

    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 review
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    RenaultSport Megane 265 Cup review

    By 20 December 2012

    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 review
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    First drive: Renault Clio review

    By 24 October 2012

    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
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    Renault Clio (2013) pictures and hands-on

    By 3 October 2012

    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?
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    Which car works best with your iPhone?

    By 6 September 2012

    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
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    Renault Twizy pictures and hands-on

    By 31 May 2012

    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 review
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    Renault Grand Scenic Dynamique TomTom 1.5 dCi review

    By 16 May 2012

    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
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    Renault opts for iPhone CoPilot Live GPS in new Twingo

    By 27 February 2012

    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
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    Renault Fluence Z.E. pictures and hands-on

    By 24 February 2012

    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
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    RenaultSport Clio 200 Raider pictures and hands-on

    By 22 February 2012

    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
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    Renault Frendzy concept features built in BlackBerry PlayBook

    By 11 July 2011

    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...

  • The cars of the 2011 Geneva motor show
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    The cars of the 2011 Geneva motor show

    By 6 March 2011

    Pocket-lint's been at the international motor show in Geneva this week, where countless new production and concept cars have been unveiled. As car manufacturers increasingly use technology as a key selling point, we pick out some of the stand-out cars...

  • TomTom issues update for Renault Carminat
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    TomTom issues update for Renault Carminat

    By 25 November 2009

    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
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    TomTom reveals embedded "Carminat" GPS for Renaults

    By 3 March 2009

    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
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    TomTom announces Renault team-up

    By 25 September 2008

    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...

  • Nokia fills Renault car with its gadgets
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    Nokia fills Renault car with its gadgets

    By 25 April 2008

    Exciting news if you like Nokia, love Renault cars and live in errrr ... Brazil. The two companies have teamed up for a Nokia-flavoured motor - the Sandero Nokia. It is the first Renault model produced in Brazil to come equipped with Nokia's complete...

  • Clio 197 Cup is on the way
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    Clio 197 Cup is on the way

    By 29 September 2007

    Following in the footsteps of the awesome Clio II 172 Cup and the even awesomer 182 Cup, the Clio Renaultsport 197 Cup will be launched next month. Offering the same chassis set-up as the limited-edition 197 F1 Team R27 with its reduced ride height and...