Renault

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Groupe Renault (UK: /ˈrɛn/ REN-oh, US: /rəˈnɔːlt, rəˈn/ rə-NAWLT, rə-NOH,[7][8] French: [ɡʁup ʁəno], also known as the Renault Group in English; legally Renault S.A.) is a French multinational automobile manufacturer established in 1899.[9] The company produces a range of cars and vans and in the past, has manufactured trucks, tractors, tanks, buses/coaches, aircraft and aircraft engines, and autorail vehicles.

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Renault S.A.
Company typePublic (Société Anonyme)
Euronext Paris: RNO
CAC 40 Component
ISINFR0000131906 Edit this on Wikidata
IndustryAutomotive
Founded25 February 1899; 124 years ago (1899-02-25)
Founders
Headquarters,
France
Area served
Worldwide; 128 countries[1]
Key people
Products
Production output
Increase 2,235,000[4] (2023)
Brands
RevenueIncrease 52.37 billion[4] (2023)
Increase 2.48 billion[4] (2023)
Increase 2.31 billion[4] (2023)
Total assetsIncrease €121.91 billion[4] (2023)
Total equityIncrease €30.63 billion[4] (2023)
Owners
Number of employees
170,158 (Q4 2020)[6]
Subsidiaries
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Websiterenaultgroup.com
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Renault
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OwnerRenault S.A.
CountryFrance
IntroducedDecember 1898
WebsiteOfficial website
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Usines_Renault_1932.jpg
Share of the SA des Usines Renault, issued 1 January 1932 to Louis Renault

According to the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles, in 2016 Renault was the ninth biggest automaker in the world by production volume.[10]

Headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris, the Renault group is made up of the namesake Renault marque and subsidiaries, Alpine, Renault Sport (Gordini), Automobile Dacia from Romania, and Renault Korea Motors from South Korea.[11][12] Renault also has other subsidiaries as RCI Banque (automotive financing), Renault Retail Group (automotive distribution) and Motrio (automotive parts). Renault has various joint ventures, including Oyak-Renault (Turkey) and Renault Pars (Iran). The French state and Nissan each own a 15% share of the company.

Renault Trucks, previously known as Renault Véhicules Industriels, has been part of Volvo since 2001. Renault Agriculture became 100% owned by German agricultural equipment manufacturer CLAAS in 2008.

Renault is known for its role in motor sport, particularly rallying, Formula 1 and Formula E. Its early work on mathematical curve modeling for car bodies is important in the history of computer graphics.[13]

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