A group with industrial and commercial presence in 118 countries, Renault designs, develops, manufactures and sells innovative, safe and environmentally-friendly vehicles worldwide. Its 128,000 employees contribute to a strategy of profitable growth based on three key factors: competitiveness, innovation and international expansion.
Renault’s target is to be the most profitable of European generalist automotive company. The Group is accelerating its international development with the new Logan and pursuing the Alliance with Nissan.
At the end of 2007 and throughout 2008 the Renault-Nissan Alliance has announced a strategy of massive deployment of electric vehicles using Li-ion batteries. Up to now more than 40 partnership agreements have been signed worldwide with private companies and local public authorities. The Alliance aim to have the leadership in ZEV mass diffusion.
In April 2011, the Alliance and Daimler AG signed a cooperation agreement on long-term strategic future generations of Smart fortwo and Twingo, sharing powertrains and collaboration in the field of electric vehicles and LCV.
The Group’s activities are organized in two main Divisions:
• Automobile Division: Alongside Renault, this Division includes the brands Samsung and Dacia. The Automobile Division designs, develops and markets passenger cars and light commercial vehicles.
• Sales Financing Division: This Division contributes to Renault’s sales and marketing activities. It includes RCI Banque and its subsidiaries, making a total of some 60 companies underpinning the Group’s international development.