SOUTH AFRICA

Renault signs Iran auto venture

French carmaker Renault said Friday it would start a joint venture in Iran, tapping into the country's fast-growing car market...

3 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Electric cars purr at Paris car show

Automakers at the Paris Motor Show on Thursday unveiled several electric cars with a range of up to 400km, a technological leap designed...

30 Sep 2016

FRANCE

Renault chief sees Europe auto market slowing in 2015

SHANGHAI: French carmaker Renault chairman, Carlos Ghosn, said Saturday, 25 October, that he expects slower growth in Europe's auto market next year as it continues to recover from the global economic crisis.

28 Oct 2014

FRANCE

Europe's car sales up 6.4% in September

PARIS, FRANCE: New car sales in Europe rose by 6.4% in September, the thirteenth month of increases as a recovery in the market spreads across the continent.

20 Oct 2014

FRANCE

Apple, Google brands worth $100bn each

PARIS, FRANCE: The US Apple and Google brands which have become household names around the world are worth more than $100bn each, and top a ranking of the world's biggest brands, consultancy Interbrand said.

10 Oct 2014

FRANCE

Facebook members in court for speed trap tip-offs

RODEZ, FRANCE: Members of a Facebook group that tipped off motorists about speed traps in southern France slammed the "hypocritical" nature of the case against them as their trial opened this week.

10 Sep 2014

FRANCE

Renault freezes Zil deal blaming the ruble's slump

PARIS, FRANCE: French car company Renault has frozen a project to make commercial vehicles with Russian company Zil because of the fall of the ruble, a Renault spokesman said on Wednesday (23 April).

24 Apr 2014

FRANCE

Peugeot Citroen reveals recovery strategy, shares slump

PARIS, FRANCE: French car company Peugeot Citroen, fighting to recover from its financialcrisis with a new Chinese shareholder, presented a recovery strategy, but its shares still slumped.

16 Apr 2014

FRANCE

Peugeot board approves capital tie-up with France, Dongfeng

PSA Peugeot Citroen agreed to a capital tie-up with China's Dongfeng and the French state on Tuesday (18 February), a source said, ending the reign of one of France's oldest industrial dynasties.

19 Feb 2014

FRANCE

Sauber's 2014 car launched online

PARIS, FRANCE: Sauber on Sunday (26 January) became the third team in three days to opt for an online, rather than a lavish, unveiling of their 2014 Formula One car.

27 Jan 2014

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