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Namaste Renault

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, Renault India registered a growth of 160% in domestic sales in December 2015. In March 2016, Renault India launched the new Renault DUSTER which continues to further its market share. In November 2017, Renault India redefined India’s style statement with the launch of the Renault CAPTUR. In August 2019, Renault India offered ‘Space for Everything’ in a car with the launch of the super spacious, ultra modular Renault TRIBER.

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.


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.

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.


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.