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Milestones in India

Partnering India's passion for life

In 2005, Renault marked its presence in India. From then to now, Renault India has achieved many milestones. With the launch of the Renault KWID, new Renault DUSTER and the super spacious, ultra-modular Renault TRIBER, Renault India continues to further its market share by providing people India’s favorite cars with exciting features at an affordable price. 

2020 Summary

Renault India launched the AMT version of the Ultra Modular TRIBER to make driving a breeze.  The TRIBER’s EASY-R AMT gives you complete peace of mind with a low cost of maintenance and superior fuel efficiency.

The iconic Renault DUSTER is here in an all-new avatar, with enhanced all-round capabilities and its power-packed 1.3L Turbo petrol engine to ensure that you are ready for every adventure. Enjoy more power in every drive. 

August, 2020

The Renault DUSTER got a completely new makeover and given enhanced all-round capabilities to ensure that you power through every drive.

July, 2020

The Ultra Modular Renault TRIBER AMT version was launched that made driving not only easier but something to look forward to.

2019 Summary

Reinvention was the name of the game in 2019. We started by adding a host of new features to the Renault KWID for a safer and easier drive. Next, we gave the iconic Renault DUSTER a bolder, more audacious makeover. We then redefined space in cars by launching the Super Spacious, Ultra Modular Renault TRIBER in India. Most recently, we've reintroduced the Renault KWID as a style icon - designed to command attention.

October, 2019

India’s favourite car got a stylish upgrade in the New Renault KWID, commanding attention on every road.

August, 2019

The Super Spacious, Ultra Modular Renault TRIBER was launched, giving India ‘Space For Everything’ in a car.

July, 2019

The legendary SUV, the Renault DUSTER took on a bolder Caspian Blue avatar in its 2019 version.

A year of innovation and expeditions

2018 was all about taking new steps in innovation and exploring the diverse terrains of the country. Renault covered all 29 states of India with the KWID and explored the treacherous roads of the Himalayas with the CAPTUR. We also launched the KWID New Feature-Loaded Range with first-in-class technology.

October, 2018

The year ended on a great note as India’s most stylish SUV, the Renault CAPTUR was launched in a striking Radiant Red colour.

August, 2018

India’s favourite car got an exciting upgrade with the launch of the Renault KWID NEW FEATURE-LOADED RANGE. It comes with a host of first-in-class additions, so that you can go beyond and explore new adventures every day.

January, 2018

January 2018 began with head-turning style meeting limitless fun as the Renault KWID got a stylish makeover in the new Renault KWID LIVE FOR MORE RELOADED Special Edition.

Style meets technology with Renault

Renault redefined India’s style statement with the launch of the new KWID CLIMBER, and the DUSTER SANDSTROM EDITION which further enhanced Renault’s success. With the launch of the Renault CAPTUR, India's most stylish SUV, a new benchmark was set.

November, 2017

Renault India launches the Renault CAPTUR. Bearing the distinctive expressive styling that is a hallmark of its rich lineage, the Renault CAPTUR is India’s most stylish SUV.

September, 2017

Renault India launches the new Renault DUSTER SANDSTORM EDITION. With robust exteriors and striking decals, it carries forward the adventurous attitude of the DUSTER with a dash of elegance.

August, 2017

Renault India launches the new Renault KWID 02 ANNIVERSARY EDITION. Available in the stylish Fiery Red and Ice Cool White colour options, India's favourite car gets a sporty makeover.

June, 2017

India’s favourite car took style a notch higher with the launch of seven new designs in the Renault KWID LIVE FOR MORE COLLECTION.

March, 2017

Renault India launches the new KWID CLIMBER. With an electric blue body and vibrant orange highlights, the car brings a head-turning combinationof style and excitement.

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January, 2017

Renault India launches the new KWID – LIVE  FOR MORE EDITION, featuring bold red and grey accents and thoughtful design enhancements that make it truly appealing.

2015-2016: Renault makes driving effortless

With the launch of new and attractive cars, Renault India continues to grow and expand its presence in India.

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2016

November, 2016:

  • Renault India launches the new KWID AMT featuring the innovative Easy-R Technology with the first-in-class AMT dial.
  • Renault India launches the new LODGY STEPWAY with a host of thoughtful features ideally suited for big families with eye-catching exteriors and interiors.

October, 2016:

  • Renault India launches the new DUSTER ADVENTURE EDITION as an unstoppable All-Wheel Drive that’s built to take on any terrain.


August, 2016:

  • Renault India launches the new LODGY WORLD EDITION, an MPV offering the perfect blend of sophistication and comfort to ensure a delightful Rishton ki Sawaari with the family.
  • Renault India launches the new KWID 1.0L which

February, 2016:

  • World reveal of Renault KWID 1.0 L SCe, Renault KWID EASY–R, Renault KWID CLIMBER and Renault KWID Racer at Auto Expo 2016.
  • The new Renault DUSTER is revealed at the Auto Expo 2016.
  • Renault reaffirms its “Make in India” commitment by sharing the Renault KWID perspective with Honourable PM Shri Narendra Modi during the Make in India week.
  • Renault India registers 158% growth in February 2016.
  • Renault India inaugurates its new 3S dealership in Aligarh, Azamgarh, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, to name a few. 

 

January, 2016: 

  • Renault India registers 151% growth in January 2016.

2015

December, 2015:

  • Renault India registers 160% growth in domestic sales in December 2015.

November, 2015:

  • Renault expands its network with inauguration of its 190th dealership in Telangana.
  • Renault KWID races past 50,000 customer orders.
  • Renault India registers 144% growth in domestic sales.

October, 2015:

  • Popular Indian television reality show, MTV Roadies goes from X2 to X4 to celebrate shift from 2 to 4 wheels and Renault drives in as title partner for ‘Renault MTV Roadies X4’.
  • The Renault KWID sets a new benchmark by crossing 25,000 bookings in 10 days since its launch announcement.

September, 2015:

  • Renault launches the attractive, innovative and affordable Renault KWID
  • Renault introduces the KWID App and a virtual showroom where buyers can experience the KWID, anytime and anywhere.
  • Renault launches the new DUSTER Explore Edition with 25 additional new features.

August, 2015:

  • Musical maestro A.R. Rahman creates the theme track for Renault’s new brand campaign titled “Re Re Re Raftaar”.
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Renault takes root

More than 100 facilities across the country, several awards. And KWID, the first concept car, unveiled outside Europe.

2014

March, 2014 :

  • The new Renault DUSTER ADVENTURE EDITION is launched as the perfect accomplice to any explorer.
  • Gang of Dusters sets out for their second adventure drive during Holi, for the Desert Odyssey in Rajasthan.
  • The all-new Renault FLUENCE is launched, carving a new niche for itself - Sport Luxury.
  • Renault reaches landmark of 1,00,000 cars on Indian roads in less than 3 years of operation in India.
     

February, 2014 :

  • Renault unveils a concept car for the first time outside of Europe. The concept car, KWID, is a perfect compact SUV to escape the urban jungle.
  • The new Renault KOLEOS is launched with bold new styling and a powerful engine.

2013

August, 2013 :

  • Renault launched the Gang Of Dusters, the official community for Renault DUSTER owners, with a 5-day road trip called the West Coast Expedition.
  • The Renault SCALA broke two existing mileage records, set by the Limca Book of Records and Autocar, to become the most fuel efficient car in the country.
  • Renault teams up with LINC to sponsor Spellinc, a nationwide school level spelling competition.
     

July, 2013 :

  • Renault proudly celebrated its 2nd anniversary in India with the 2013 Manufacturer of the Year Award.
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Our bond with India

The popular award-winning DUSTER, the FLUENCE and the KOLEOS are testament to Renault's growing success in India.

2012

December, 2012:

  • Renault DUSTER was chosen as the Car of the Year by NDTV (CAR & Bike) and ICOTY.
  • Renault was awarded The Car Manufacturer of the Year (NDTV Car & Bike).
  • Renault SCALA won the most creative TV Commercial of the Year award.
  • Renault PULSE was chosen as the premium Hatchback of the Year.

September, 2012:

  • Renault SCALA launched in New Delhi on 7th September.

 

July, 2012:

  • Renault DUSTER receives a phenomenal response from the Indian market.
  • Renault DUSTER launched across 9 cities in India.
     

April, 2012:

  • Renault launches the new Renault FLUENCE E4 diesel with the powerful dCi 110 engine.
     

January, 2012:

  • Renault launches the Renault PULSE and unveils the DUSTER at the New Delhi Auto Expo 2012 in the presence of India’s top media.
  • Renault crosses 40 dealerships across India and soon to hit 100 by the end of the year.

2011

October, 2011:

  • Renault PULSE unveiled at the 2011 Indian grand prix by Formula1 drivers Mark Webber and Karun Chandok, in the presence of Renault COO, Mr. Carlos Tavares and Renault India MD, Mr. Marc Nassif.
  • Renault India crosses 75,000 fans on Facebook.
     

September, 2011:

  • All-new Renault KOLEOS global launch in India on 8th Sept.
     

June, 2011:

  • Renault-Nissan alliance manufacturing facility rolls out its 100,000th car.
     

May, 2011:

  • Renault launches its first car in India, the Renault FLUENCE.
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Our Indian story begins

In 2005, Renault began its Indian adventure in partnership with the Mahindra & Mahindra group. The LOGAN launch was soon followed by the opening of a manufacturing facility and a technology and business centre.

2010-2009

March, 2010:

  • Inauguration of the Renault-Nissan alliance manufacturing facility in Chennai (investment of ₹4500 crores with a capacity to produce 400,000 cars per year).
     

February, 2010:

  • Renault announces the consolidation of its presence in the Indian market (ends JV with Mahindra's) with plans to open a nation-wide network of Renault branded dealerships and the launch of a range of cars from mid-2011.
     

January, 2010:

  • Renault participates in the New Delhi Auto Expo 2010 exhibition, displaying a range of cars from its global portfolio and announces plans to introduce a full range of cars from its global portfolio in the Indian market.
     

May, 2009:

  • Inauguration of the Renault Nissan technology and business centre in Chennai.

2008-2005

September, 2008:

  • The Renault design studio opened in Mumbai. It is one of the 5 satellite global design studios for Renault.
     

June, 2008:

  • Establishment of the integrated logistics network to facilitate the export of automobile components to Renault plants around the world.
     

May, 2007:

  • Launch of the LOGAN, through Mahindra Renault, a JV with the Mahindra & Mahindra group (currently the LOGAN is being manufactured by M&M under a special licensing agreement).
     

October, 2005:

  • Renault India registered in Mumbai.

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