Tag: Renault Clio

The Only Thing More Frustrating Than Trying To Drift A Renault Clio V6 Is Watching Someone Else Try

On paper the Renault Clio V6 sounds like a dream recipe. A hot hatch that’s rear-wheel drive and powered by a yowly naturally-aspirated 252 hp V6, it’s a supermini that thinks it’s a 911. And even now, two decades after it was introduced, it still looks sensational with its humungously wide rear track and supercar-like […]

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Europe’s Second Best-Selling Car In December Was The VW ID.3 Electric Hatchback

Demand for EVs (BEVs and PHEVs combined) more than doubled in 2020 compared to 2019 in Europe, with a 147% increase from 575,000 to 1.42 million units sold. That represented 12% of the new passenger car registrations throughout the year, with one of four battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) registered on the continent being made by the […]

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VW ID.3 Was Europe’s Best-Selling EV In October, Renault Zoe And Hyundai Kona Followed

With the petrol and diesel ban knocking on the door of the automotive industry, customers have become more interested in electrified cars than ever. Europeans, for one, bought more electrified vehicles than diesels for the second month in a row, and the continent’s best-selling battery-electric model was the Volkswagen ID.3. According to Jato’s analysis, the […]

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Europeans Bought More Electrified Cars (EVs And Hybrids) Than Diesels Last Month For The First Time Ever

The current global situation has left a deep mark on the automotive industry (and numerous other sectors), with new car sales dropping by 29 percent in the first nine months of the year, to 8.54 million units, in Europe. The biggest hit was recorded by diesels, which only accounted for 24.8 percent of the market […]

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Renault Megane Reportedly Keeping Diesel Offerings While Clio, Captur And Kadjar Lose Them

Following the Dieselgate scandal, diesel-powered cars have become less popular in Europe, both with governments and consumers who have started shifting their interest towards petrol or electrified vehicles. As a result, automakers had to reshuffle their lineups in order to stay on the competitive side of the market, so, many oil-burning models have been discontinued, […]

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Europe’s Best-Selling Car In May Was Not A Crossover/SUV

Europe’s new car sales took a massive plunge no thanks to the restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic, as they dropped by 57 percent in May and 43 percent during the first five months of 2020. According to information shared by JATO Dynamics and registered across 27 European markets, the best-selling car last month was the […]

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UK Law Firm Accusing 1.3 Million Renault, Nissan Diesels Of Emissions Cheating

London-based law firm Harcus Parker is preparing a class action lawsuit against Renault and Nissan, citing independent test data that points to emissions cheating. The data allegedly shows that as many as 700,000 Renault diesel models and 600,000 Nissan units in the UK could be fitted with defeat devices. Models affected include the Note, Juke […]

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