Piquet at the wheel of a Renault F1 car

Piquet cut from Renault F1 team, calls Briatore his 'executioner'

Nelson Piquet on Monday confirmed he has been ousted from the Renault team. In a statement posted on his official website, the 23-year-old Brazilian said it is "with disappointment" that he has been served notice that he will be replaced. "But, at the same time, I feel a sense of relief for the end... read more

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Lewis Hamilton pilots the MP4-24 at the 2009 Australian GP

McLaren boss says breakaway will quash F1 while Mosley appears unconcerned

One way or another, it appears that the core teams of what has been Formula 1 for the past 50 years will be racing against each other next year. McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh... read more June 19, 2009 by 

2009 Hungarian GP grid

Formula One Teams Association announces breakaway series for 2010

As evening fell at Silverstone on Thursday, Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) bosses headed out onto the A43 bound for Renault's nearby Enstone headquarters. After... read more June 18, 2009 by 

2008 Renault Z.E. concept

Renault will preview production EV with Frankfurt Motor Show concept

French automaker Renault has been working on its own electric car concepts for the last couple of years, and last year we saw some of the fruits of its labor in the form of... read more June 18, 2009 by 

Ferrari at the 2009 Monaco GP

ACEA calls for new FIA constitution, Ferrari rejects 2010 F1 entry

Today the FIA published the 2010 Formula 1 entry list to a cold reception from Ferrari and the Red Bull/Scuderia Toro Rosso teams as all three were included when they'd... read more June 10, 2009 by 

Renault's Megane

Role reversal: China bans four Renault models for safety concerns

In an odd and somewhat comical reversal of the usual state of things, China has today announced the halt of import of four Renault models on the back of 'serious safety... read more June 10, 2009 by 

2008 Saturn Astra

Official: Penske Automotive agrees to buy Saturn

General Motors and Penske Automotive Group today confirmed details of a proposed transaction under which Penske would acquire the Saturn brand. If completed, the deal would... read more June 5, 2009 by 

2010 Renault Megane Sport Tourer wagon

Renault expands Megane lineup with stylish Estate wagon

Renault has released more details on its new Megane Estate wagon, which made its world debut back in March at the Geneva Motor Show and is set to go on sale in Europe later... read more June 4, 2009 by 

2008 Saturn Astra

Report: Penske most likely to acquire Saturn, announcement expected soon

GM has picked Penske Automotive Group as the buyer for Saturn. Click here for all the details. GM's preparations for bankruptcy means the company is looking to sell as many... read more June 3, 2009 by 

Carlos Ghosn

Ghosn: Nissan to grow its connections with Renault to help boost earnings

Just days after reporting its first loss since Carlos Ghosn took the helm in 1999, Nissan is looking for ways to get back on track, and Ghosn thinks that means tightening its... read more May 14, 2009 by 

2009 R29 F1 race car

Renault joins Ferrari, threatens to quit F1 in 2010

As was expected on Wednesday, Renault confirmed that it too is threatening to quit formula one over the budget cap issue. The Flavio Briatore-led outfit said it is the... read more May 13, 2009 by 

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn

Nissan loses $2.4 billion in 2008, Mazda down $736 million

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has often been praised for his job turning around the two companies nearly a decade ago, and since then Nissan has shown nothing but profits... read more May 12, 2009 by 

2008 Saturn Astra

Renault-Nissan interested in Saturn and Geely interested in Saab, says insider

With confirmation Saturn is up for sale coming from General Motors last week, as well as news that Saab has been given permission to restructure its debts outside of... read more May 6, 2009 by 

Renault Kangoo be bop ZE

Renault unveils the Kangoo be bop ZE electric demonstrator

The Internet is awash with electric vehicle demonstration vehicles, but few have as much oddball spark as the new Kangoo be bop ZE. Based around the standard be bop, but with... read more May 6, 2009 by 

Renault Clio RS

Renault releases new photos of Clio RS ahead of UK launch

Renault just unveiled the brand-new Clio in February and barely a month later it was out with the hotted-up Renaultsport (RS) variant in Geneva. The car features many of the... read more May 5, 2009 by 

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Spy Shots: Renault Confirms Twingo CC For 2010

First shown off as a concept at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show, Renault's Twingo CC (coupe-cabrio) was expected to make it to production in 2008. Delays have hit the little... read more April 28, 2009 by 


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