Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launches $1 billion corporate venture capital fund

The world’s largest automaker, Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi, has launched a $1 billion corporate venture capital fund to focus on investments in “new mobility” including ele

Devialet built a car audio system for Renault’s Symbioz concept car

High-end speaker maker Devialet is branching out of home speakers. The company announced a partnership with Renault for its first ever car audio system. You can’t buy a Renault car with Devialet spe

Renault shows off self-driving car that can avoid obstacles as well as pro test drivers

French carmaker Renault has developed technology that enables self-driving cars to avoid obstacles in emergency situations at up to the same speeds as professional test drivers. TechCrunch had the cha

StreetDrone’s new autonomous electric car is made for the education market

Self-driving cars are popping up all over, but UK-based StreetDrone thinks it should be easier for the education market to pick one up, ready with all the sensors and tech on board they need to provid

Renault ZOE writes On the Road fanfic, becomes first AI hipster

An all-electric Renault ZOE is writing fan fiction based on Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road" to demonstrate how far modern EVs can travel on a charge. It's also a celebration of the novel's sixtieth

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn on the future of cars

Renault-Nissan is the fourth largest car maker in the world. And yet, Tesla seems to be getting more headlines. I got the chance to interview Renault-Nissan’s CEO Carlos Ghosn to talk about self-dri

Smart’s entire car lineup will have an electric drive option in 2017

At some point, it’ll probably be commonplace, but as of its 2017 model year, Smart will be the only big car brand that can truthfully claim to offer both an electric drive and a gas-powered opti

Gestigon and Renault know if you’re ready to take the wheel

Between the current advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and the future, the completely autonomous car rests in some potentially treacherous semi-autonomous territory. Renault has enlisted the he

Renault + Nokia = Nokia Car for Brazil

Renault, a car maker from France that nobody in America cares about, is partnering with Nokia for a special Nokia -branded Renault car for Brazil, where Nokia is quite popular. The car will feature bu

Renault Concept Car With Two iPod Docks

Renault unveiled their new concept car, the Twingo, last week. On the outside, it doesn’t look like anything better than that old Geo my ex-girlfriend used to drive, but the inside packs quite a