2013 Alpine A450 Le Mans prototype

Alpine A450 Name Used For French Brand’s 2013 Le Mans Prototype

The new Le Mans prototype that will see Renault’s Alpine performance brand return to the world of motorsport has been renamed the Alpine A450. Previously labeled the Renault N°36 Alpine, the race car’s new name draws on the heritage of previous Alpine racers such as the legendary... read more

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Renault to enter the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2013 with Alpine-branded prototype

Renault's Alpine Brand Returns To Le Mans In 2013

It appears the 24 Hours of Le Mans is shaping up to be the popular arena for automakers to outdo one another once again, with more and more major players returning to the... read more March 8, 2013 by 

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New Smart Fortwo And Forfour Models Will Be Developed With Renault

Contrary to a previous report, French automaker Renault will continue its original collaboration with Smart to develop new minicars to replace their respective Twingo and... read more February 26, 2013 by 

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Mercedes-Benz Delays Fuel Cell Plans, Seeks Partner: Report

Mercedes-Benz has decided to delay plans for the launch of a mass-produced hydrogen fuel cell vehicle until at least 2017, three years later than it had originally hoped. The... read more January 25, 2013 by 

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Caterham Sports Car To Be Porsche Cayman Rival: Report

British track car specialist and Formula One constructor Caterham is branching out into the potentially lucrative world of mainstream sports cars, and plans to launch the... read more January 10, 2013 by 

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Smart To Develop Next ForTwo Alone As Renault Pulls Out: Report

In 2010 industry giants Daimler and Renault-Nissan formed an alliance that was, among other things, to see the development of the next-generation Smart ForTwo and Renault... read more January 2, 2013 by 

2012 Renault Alpine A110-50 Concept

Renault And Caterham To Build New Alpine Sports Car

At a press conference in Paris this morning, French automaker Renault announced a new partnership with Caterham, the British sports car brand and Formula One constructor. The... read more November 5, 2012 by 

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Daimler AG CEO Dieter Zetsche

Renault-Nissan And Daimler Announce Further Cooperation

Industry giants Renault-Nissan and Daimler are already tied in various product alliances, which include the sharing of everything from whole vehicle platforms to... read more October 2, 2012 by 

2012 Renault Alpine A110-50 Concept

Renault To Partner With Caterham On Alpine Revival, Not Lotus: Report

Despite previous claims Renault-Nissan was in talks with Lotus to develop a sports car to spearhead the revival of the Renault Alpine performance marque, a new model thought... read more October 1, 2012 by 

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Could Lotus End Up Building The Infiniti Emerg-E And Renault Alpine?

It’s no secret that the Infiniti Emerg-E range-extended electric car concept, one of the crowd-pleasers at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, was built on a Lotus... read more August 13, 2012 by 

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Sauber, Lotus Offer F1 Fans Creative Respite During Summer Break

With Formula One on hiatus until the first weekend of September, there are some good opportunities for a "fix" when anyone needs one. Two teams have already offered a way to... read more July 31, 2012 by 

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Mark Webber Stays With Red Bull Racing For 2013 F1 Season

Although he spoke with Ferrari about becoming Fernando Alonso's teammate in 2013, Mark Webber elected to stay with the ultra-competitive Red bull Racing/Renault squad for... read more July 10, 2012 by 

The fourth-generation Renault Clio

Forbidden Fruit: Renault Reveals Fourth-Gen Clio

Since the original Renault Clio was launched in 1990, the compact car has racked up sales of some 11.5 million units in 115 countries. It’s won the Car of the Year... read more July 3, 2012 by 

2012 Renault Alpine A110-50 Concept

Renault Seeks Partner For Alpine Sports Car Revival

French automaker Renault is investigating the launch of two new sub-brands in its quest to expand into new markets and quell its overcapacity issues back home in Europe. One... read more July 2, 2012 by 

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Renault Shows Off Its Alpine A110-50 Concept: Video

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary Renault Alpine 110, the French automaker launched its 2012 Renault Alpine A110-50 Concept ahead of this year’s Monaco... read more June 29, 2012 by 

2012 Renault Alpine A110-50 Concept

Renault Alpine A110-50 Concept Headed To 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Last month French automaker Renault unveiled a striking new concept car that not only revives its legendary Alpine performance branding but also hints at a possible new... read more June 12, 2012 by 


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