|When it was created||25 February 1899|
|People who started it||Louis Renault, Marcel Renault, Fernand Renault|
|Area served||Worldwide (118 countries)|
|Key people||Carlos Ghosn (Chairman and CEO), Patrick Pelata (COO)|
|Things made||Automobiles, commercial vehicles, financing|
|Money earned||€33.71 billion (2009)|
|Operating income||(€955 million) (2009)|
|Profit||(€3.125 billion) (2009)|
Renault S.A. is a French vehicle manufacturer producing cars, vans, buses, tractors, and trucks, and, in the past, autorail vehicles. Its alliance with Nissan makes it the world's fourth largest vehicle maker. Headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, Renault owns the Romanian Automobile Dacia and the Korean Renault Samsung Motors. The Lebanese-Brazilian Carlos Ghosn is the current CEO. The company's most successful cars to date is the Renault Clio and the Renault Laguna, and its core market is Europe. The company is known for numerous revolutionary designs, security technologies and motor racing.
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References[change | edit source]
- "Annual Results 2009" (PDF). Renault. http://www.renault.com/en/Lists/ArchivesDocuments/2009%20Consolidated%20financial%20statements.pdf. Retrieved 2010-03-21.