JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Family SUVs have, Renault says, ''evolved dramatically with the frequent addition of features and styling enhancements''. The brand's flagship Stepway arrived in 2011 and Sandero sales accelerated to total more than 64 100 today (August 2020) - more than 30 500 of them Stepway units.Which brings us to the newly-arrived Sandero… Continue reading Renault Sandero steps up to driving the turbo Techroad
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The Renault Duster SUV range has achieved more than 15 000 sales in South Africa since it was introduced here back in 2013 and more than two million globally. Now in showrooms is the 2020 version of this seriously well-priced family wagon. It comes with the promise of doing much that way… Continue reading 2020 Renault Duster in SA – and you could have one for FREE!
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Renault SA now has access to the 2020 Mégane R.S. 300 Trophy - the French automaker's performance hatchback said to be the brand's ''ultimate fusion of exceptional design and heart-racing performance''. The Corner told you about it and other new Mégane models back in February 2020. ''Those with the 'need for speed','' Renault… Continue reading Mégane RS Trophy in SA: Filling ‘the need for speed’
JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - French automaker Renault believes its all-new Renault Triber, now in South Africa, is a totally new SUV design with the space and the flexibility for up to seven passengers but with a friendly price range (see end of feature) and a 182mm ride height which makes the SUV more at home than… Continue reading Renault Triber: Is this the most versatile SUV on SA market?
More ground clearance for off-tar travel New high-tech features for sound and satnav Everyday ride - or head out in to the bush JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - The launch of an all-new Renault Duster SUV range in October 2018 led, the automaker says, ''to a resounding success with a 50% increase in Duster sales''. Now two… Continue reading Renault Duster: Higher ride, latest features, for city and way-out-there
PARIS, France - The latest Renault Megane RS Trophy R is, its maker says, ''the most high-performance production car we've put on the market''. The cars have their roots in Renault’s motorsport story and, the automaker says, ''perpetuate the record-breaking Mégane RS with the technology and knowhow Renault Sport has developed on the racetrack''. This… Continue reading New limited-edition Renault Megane RS Trophy by end 2019
Good spec for an entry-range vehicle Looks like hatch, works like a mini-wagon Frugal engine a must for today's fuel bills JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Renault’s entry-segment contender, the SUV-inspired KWID hatchback, has soared on the global sales charts since it was introduced with 20 000+ plus vehicles sold since its debut in November 2016. The… Continue reading Meet the new Kwid on the block: Renault upgrades mini-SUV
Renault's top-end Koleos about to hit SA showrooms Three models, two of them with all-wheel drive One engine, a powerful 2.5 petrol with auto available PARIS, France - Renault says the latest version of its top-end Koleos SUV ''is the embodiment of Renault's new design language with its distinctive styling'' Take a look - there's… Continue reading Renault Koleos: SA brand flagship gets 2019 makeover
LONDON, England - Louise Atkinson's sorry diary of nightmare journeys, dud chargers, and maddening bureaucracy has resulted in this: ''Electric cars? They're shockingly BAD!'' BMW, Renault, Nissan, Citroen and Jaguar have joined Tesla in the electric car revolution, louse says, so she leased a Renault Zoe which claims to have a range of 160 miles.… Continue reading Going electric? Really? Then read this UK failure feature
TOKYO, Japan - Carlos Ghosn, chairman of global automotive giant Nissan, is to be removed from his post for what has been described as ''financial misconduct''. The move has been described in the international media as ''a shocking fate for a leader hailed for rescuing the company from close to bankruptcy''. Ghosn has allegedly made… Continue reading Nissan’s Ghosn accused of ‘financial misconduct’ – job on the line