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Renault works on Citroen C4 Cactus rival

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Renault is developing an affordable small car that could preview a future rival to the Citroen C4 Cactus.

Renault gets boost from investment ratings agency

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Renault’s debt was raised to investment grade at Fitch Ratings, which said the carmaker’s profitability is improving as the company expands deliveries beyond its European base with low-cost vehicles from its Dacia entry brand.

Renault, Peugeot, Opel get sales boost from booming small SUV segment

2014 Peugeot 2008 - Renault, Peugeot, Opel get sales boost from booming small SUV segment

Europe’s booming small SUV segment is giving a much-needed boost to beleaguered mass-market brands such as Renault, Peugeot and Opel.

The success of models such as the Renault Captur, Peugeot 2008 and Opel/Vauxhall Mokka also is attracting more automakers to the sector as western European sales of small SUVs are forecast to more than double to nearly 1 million by 2020, according researchers at IHS Automotive.

Renault’s new Espace gets major makeover

Renault's new Espace gets major makeover

Renault’s big, boxy Espace large minivan will be transformed into a sleek-looking crossover that’s more in line with what European customers want.

Renault considers reducing Dacia’s lineup

Renault must decide whether to cut the Logan MCV station wagon, Dokker car-derived van or Lodgy compact minivan from Dacia’s lineup, a spokesman said, confirming a report in French daily Les Echos.

The three models are at risk because of a market shift away from vans and stations wagons, Inovev analyst Jamel Taganza said.