News: RENAULT SHOWCASES ITS ELECTRIC RANGE IN REGENT STREET

Renault have explained to MotorMartin that they are planning to display their electric technology at the forthcoming Regent Street Motor Show. The all-electric ZOE supermini will be a central feature at the event, which takes place in central London on Saturday 3 November. ZOE will be exhibited alongside the, still cool looking, Twizy urban quadricycle.… Read More News: RENAULT SHOWCASES ITS ELECTRIC RANGE IN REGENT STREET

News: RENAULT SPORT RACING AND BP STRENGTHEN STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP

Excitement is increasing at the #MotorMartinRacing desk as plans from the big and small race teams are now being finalised, especially so as the following story reminded us all of the oncoming F1 season. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that building on their first season together, and a successful meeting between Renault Chairman, CEO Carlos… Read More News: RENAULT SPORT RACING AND BP STRENGTHEN STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP

News: RENAULT CROSSOVER RANGE EVEN MORE APPEALING IN 2018

Renault have shared with the news desk up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, a new tempting offer to beat the January Blues with up to £2,000 off a new crossover when customers part exchange their old car. Customers will have to be quick, though, as the offer will end 31st March 2018. As… Read More News: RENAULT CROSSOVER RANGE EVEN MORE APPEALING IN 2018

News: CHRISTMAS USED TREATS AND REVIEW OF THE YEAR

MotorMartin enjoys receiving news from Mycarcheck.com’s valuation experts as it more often than not starts a new search for vehicles to join the growing MotorMartin fleet of cars and motorcycles and it’s all because Mycarcheck.com reveal significant trends in the UK used vehicle market and choose a car and bike of the month. Vehicle valuation… Read More News: CHRISTMAS USED TREATS AND REVIEW OF THE YEAR

News: GROUPE RENAULT INAUGURATES NEW ALPINE A110 PRODUCTION LINE IN DIEPPE, FRANCE

Carlos Ghosn, Renault Chairman and CEO and France’s Minister for Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire, has shared with MotorMartin that he has recently inaugurated the new Alpine A110 production line at Groupe Renault’s Alpine facility in Dieppe, Normandy, the brand’s original home. Together, Mr Ghosn and Mr Le Maire inspected the production line dedicated… Read More News: GROUPE RENAULT INAUGURATES NEW ALPINE A110 PRODUCTION LINE IN DIEPPE, FRANCE

News: RENAULT UNVEILS A NEW GENERATION PETROL ENGINE – TO LAUNCH FIRST ON SCÉNIC AND GRAND SCÉNIC

Renault have shared with the news desk up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that they have introduced a new direct injection turbocharged petrol engine co-developed by the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance and Daimler. Inaugurated on the Scénic and Grand Scénic line-up it will be progressively offered in the Renault range from 2018. This new… Read More News: RENAULT UNVEILS A NEW GENERATION PETROL ENGINE – TO LAUNCH FIRST ON SCÉNIC AND GRAND SCÉNIC

News: RENAULT ZOE VOTED ‘BEST SMALL COMPANY CAR’ AT THE CARBUYER AWARDS 2018

It’s been explained to the news desk up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that the game-changing range of the all-electric Renault ZOE has contributed to the stylish city car being voted the ‘Best Small Company Car’ at the Carbuyer Awards 2018, which were held recently at a ceremony in London. The award recognises… Read More News: RENAULT ZOE VOTED ‘BEST SMALL COMPANY CAR’ AT THE CARBUYER AWARDS 2018

News: RENAULT KADJAR VOTED ‘BEST ROAD TAX-FREE CAR’ AT CARBUYER AWARDS 2018

Renault have confirmed with MotorMartin recently the fact that their impressive Kadjar has underlined its efficiency and frugal running costs by being voted the ‘Best Road Tax-Free Car’ at the Carbuyer Awards 2018. It’s been explained that the award is the latest in a rapidly-increasing number of accolades to be bestowed on the stylish Kadjar.… Read More News: RENAULT KADJAR VOTED ‘BEST ROAD TAX-FREE CAR’ AT CARBUYER AWARDS 2018

News: RENAULT WINS ELECTRIC VEHICLE MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR AT GREENFLEET AWARDS 2017

There’s no doubt that something needs to be done regarding sustainable options for powering our personal vehicles in the future and some manufacturers are further ahead than others when it comes to offering ‘real life’ solutions. One such manufacturer is most definitely Renault, who have shared with MotorMartin recently that they have been awarded the… Read More News: RENAULT WINS ELECTRIC VEHICLE MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR AT GREENFLEET AWARDS 2017

News: AUDI DRIVER DI GRASSI ABOUT THE NEW FORMULA E SEASON: “NUMBER ONE IS TREMENDOUS MOTIVATION”

For the first time, MotorMartin is intending to be following and reporting on the new season of Formula E, a series that is most definitely on the up with new manufacturers, tracks and drivers all getting involved as the season draws ever closer and one who’s season starts this upcoming weekend from Hong Kong. Exciting… Read More News: AUDI DRIVER DI GRASSI ABOUT THE NEW FORMULA E SEASON: “NUMBER ONE IS TREMENDOUS MOTIVATION”

News: LE COQ SPORTIF JOINS RENAULT SPORT FORMULA ONE TEAM

The following news arrived up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers recently regarding Renault’s improving F1 team. Cyril Abiteboul, Renault Sport Racing Managing Director: “I am very happy le coq sportif is joining Formula 1 with Renault Sport Formula One Team. The arrival of a new team kit supplier not only demonstrates the interest… Read More News: LE COQ SPORTIF JOINS RENAULT SPORT FORMULA ONE TEAM

News: RENAULT KADJAR CROWNED USED CAR OF THE YEAR AND BEST USED MID-SIZE SUV BY AUTO EXPRESS

It’s always good celebrating success, especially with those companies that share the same kind of values as those of us up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers. And this must be true of those fine people over the channel working at Renault as their rather impressive Kadjar which has added to its many… Read More News: RENAULT KADJAR CROWNED USED CAR OF THE YEAR AND BEST USED MID-SIZE SUV BY AUTO EXPRESS

News: PIONEERING ELECTRIC VEHICLE MEETS ITS MODERN EQUIVALENT

When motoring’s past and motoring’s future meet head-on at the Regent Street Motor Show next month (Saturday 4th November) they will discover they have more in common than they might have first thought. And the result will be electric! The cars we will all be driving tomorrow (or the ones that will be driving us!)… Read More News: PIONEERING ELECTRIC VEHICLE MEETS ITS MODERN EQUIVALENT

What Can You Buy For £2000 Part 1: Had I Known You Better then 

In this, the final part of this used car buying odyssey for now, MotorMartin has spent time looking over what’s available at the most common (bargain) price points on the used car buying journey, from very basic £200 vehicle up to the £2000 dream cars featured in this, the final piece of the jigsaw.  It’s… Read More What Can You Buy For £2000 Part 1: Had I Known You Better then 

News: RENAULT INSURANCE FROM JUST £99

There’s many familiar debates running at present over the course of the average day up in MotorMartin Towers taking in a fair cross section of motoring topics, the current state of our nation’s roads, the diesel debacle brought about by most European Governments, the extraordinary new vehicle excise bands and so on. The topic that… Read More News: RENAULT INSURANCE FROM JUST £99

News: RENAULT HANDS OVER THE KEY TO ITS 100,000TH ELECTRIC VEHICLE

With the French car industrys’ legendary love of cars, innovation and styling from, shall we say, the quirkier end of the spectrum, is it really any surprise then that Renault would appear to be taking the lead when it comes to pure Electric Vehicles (EVs). In fact, only this morning news arrived up on the… Read More News: RENAULT HANDS OVER THE KEY TO ITS 100,000TH ELECTRIC VEHICLE

News: DACIA UNVEILS VALUE-ENHANCING AMBIANCE PRIME SPECIAL EDITIONS

Those of you out there that have already read MotorMartin’s two part review of the Dacia Duster Laureate http://motormartin.com/2016/03/23/dacia-duster-rumanias-best-just-got-better/ will know about the high regard that MotorMartin holds the Duster in as Dacia encompass the ‘real life’ attributes that MotorMartin is designed to celebrate. One of the many aspects of Dacia and their range of… Read More News: DACIA UNVEILS VALUE-ENHANCING AMBIANCE PRIME SPECIAL EDITIONS

Renault Twingo: Twinstop or Twingo?

Those of us that wish to drive a rear engined, rear wheel drive car would probably not consider a Renault straight away, a Renault City car even less so. Yet here we are in 2016 contemplating this very eventuality whilst directly in front of MotorMartin, quietly pinging gently to itself as the engine cools, is… Read More Renault Twingo: Twinstop or Twingo?

Renault Twingo: French Fancy.

When thinking about French cars and comparing them to their British counterparts, it’s easy to assume that the green and pleasant lands upon which we reside will hold the greater motoring heritage. After all, any look down a list of early motoring manufacturers will show a vast array of recognisable names from Britain’s past. Rover,… Read More Renault Twingo: French Fancy.

News: ARNOLD CLARK OPENS THE UK’S LARGEST RENAULT AND DACIA DEALERSHIP AT ITS NEW HILLINGTON HEADQUARTERS

MotorMartin is always pleased to highlight new and exciting dealerships as they continue to open across the UK, especially as and when the news arrives at @motormartin1 towers. It’s especially important as they are often the first contact for many when it comes to such an important buying decision for the consumer. It gives me… Read More News: ARNOLD CLARK OPENS THE UK’S LARGEST RENAULT AND DACIA DEALERSHIP AT ITS NEW HILLINGTON HEADQUARTERS