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Milestones in India

In 2005, Renault marked its presence in India. From then to now, Renault India has achieved many milestones. With the launch of Renault KWID, Renault India registered a growth of 160% in domestic sales in December 2015. In March 2016, Renault India launched the new Renault DUSTER which promises to further drive its market share.

Partnering India's passion for life


March, 2016:

  • Renault India launches the new DUSTER with India’s first 6 speed Easy-R Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) technology, offering the best combination of performance, convenience, and fuel efficiency.

February, 2016:

  • World reveal of Renault KWID 1.0 LITRE 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.


December, 2015:

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

November, 2015:

  • Renault expands its network with inauguration of 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”.
  • Renault kick-starts the DUSTER AWD experience drive in Raipur.

July, 2015:

  • The fourth edition of Renault’s Gang of Dusters was held in Maharashtra.
  • Renault inaugurates its flagship dealership in Jamnagar.
  • Renault ropes in actor Ranbir Kapoor as brand ambassador for Renault India.

June, 2015:

  • Renault introduces the new LODGY Stepway edition, available in two variants – LODGY RxZ 110PS and LODGY RxZ 110PS.

April, 2015:

  • The new Renault LODGY is launched, which features the best of all worlds, unlike any other MPV.

Since 2013: Renault takes root

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


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.


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.

2011-2012 : Our bond with India

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


December 2012 :

  • Renault DUSTER chosen as car of the year by NDTV (CAR & Bike) and ICOTY.
  • Renault was awarded 'The Car Manufaturer of the Year' (NDTV Car & Bike).
  • Renault SCALA won the creative TV commercial of the Year.
  • Renault PULSE was chosen as the premium hatch 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.


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.

Sep 2011 :

  • All New Renault KOLEOS global launch in India on 8th Sept

Jun 2011 :

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

May 2011 :

  • Renault launches its first car in India, the Renault FLUENCE.

2005-2010 : 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 Rs. 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 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.


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);

Oct 2005 :

  • Renault India registered in Mumbai.