Groupe Renault has been making cars since 1898. Today it is an international multi-brand group, selling more than 2.8 million vehicles in 125 countries in 2015, with 36 manufacturing sites, 12,000 points of sales and employing more than 120,000 people. To meet the major technological challenges of the future and continue its strategy of profitable growth, the Group is harnessing its international growth and the complementary fit of its three brands, Renault, Dacia and Renault Samsung Motors, together with electric vehicles and the unique Alliance with Nissan. With a new team in Formula 1 and a strong commitment to Formula E, Renault sees motorsport as a vector of innovation and brand awareness. In the UK, Groupe Renault UK has over 150 dealers selling the range of Renault cars, LCVs and Dacia.
Renault has been designing, manufacturing and selling vehicles for over 115 years, in more than 118 countries. The Renault group today is present on five continents through three brands: Renault, Dacia and Renault Samsung Motors and strategic partnerships in Russia with Avtovaz and worldwide with Daimler.
The number-one French automotive brand, Renault stands apart with its ingenious, attractive, affordable and carbon-efficient vehicles. The brand is present on all continents.
In 2012, the Renault group sold 2,550,286 vehicles worldwide under the 3 brands; Renault, Dacia and Renault Samsung Motors
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The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a strategic partnership between Paris-based Renault and Yokohama, Japan-based Nissan, which together sell one in 10 cars worldwide. The companies, which have been strategic partners since 1999, sold 8.5 million vehicles in nearly 200 countries in 2015. The Alliance has strategic collaborations with automakers including Germany’s Daimler, Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors, China’s Dongfeng Motor, and India’s Ashok Leyland. The Alliance also owns a majority stake in the joint venture which controls Russia’s AVTOVAZ, maker of the Lada brand.
Renault Samsung Motor
Renault Samsung Motors, 80.1 % owned subsidiary of Renault, produces and sells high-end vehicles, marketed mainly in South Korea. In 2010, Renault Samsung Motors has sold 161,197 vehicles in the world
Renault has held an 80% stake in Samsung Motors since 2000. Renault Samsung Motors draws its strength from French-style management combined with the high-tech expertise of Samsung and its Korean corporate culture. In the space of just ten years, Renault Samsung Motors has become Korea's third biggest manufacturer.
The five models in the Renault Samsung Motors range all feature ultra-modern, multifunctional equipment. Nevertheless, they are all vehicles in their own right, whose characteristics are designed to satisfy the needs of customers with exacting demands in advanced technologies. QM5, for example, combines the comfort of a sedan with the interior space of an MPV, while SM7 is a flexible, dynamic vehicle delivering excellent driveability in all types of environment.
In 2010, Renault Samsung Motors a launched a new visual identity with the emphasis on luxury and sophistication. Cleaner, more sensual lines, understated or sporting design, and a more spacious interior: every driver can find the vehicle to meet his or her needs
A spearhead brand of the Renault Group in the Asia-Pacific region, RSM plays a leading role in the Group's internationalisation strategy and can count on the full backing of both Renault and Nissan.
Renault Commercial Trucks
Renault Group is not affiliated with AB Volvo that manufacturers of Renault trucks. the two different companies shared ownership of the Renault brand name and logos.
Renault Trucks offers commercial vehicle users a large choice of innovative services and vehicles (from 2.8 to 120 T) adapted to a wide range of transport activities: local delivery, regional distribution, construction, long distance, special applications and defence. Renault Trucks vehicles are sturdy and reliable with low fuel consumption that enables them to deliver greater productivity and control operating costs.
Active in over 100 countries, Renault Trucks builds and maintains close relationships with customers and drivers via a dealership network comprising over 1,600 service outlets. The design and assembly of Renault Trucks vehicles, as well as the production of most components, is carried out in France.
Renault Trucks is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading truck manufacturers. Empowered by its manufacturing excellence and engineering strength and drawing on its own rich heritage, Renault Trucks contributes to Volvo Group’s ambition of leading the world in sustainable transport solutions.