Renault has increased its international presence in key markets like Brazil, Turkey, India, and South Korea. The company aims to double its revenue outside Europe by 2027.
The Niagara pickup concept previews a new versatile platform that can accommodate multiple body styles and lengths globally.
Renault has partnered with Geely on a new CMA platform for premium D- and E-segment models.
The Niagara concept exhibits Renault's new emotional design language with a futuristic grille and camouflage paint job.
The concept features an advanced E-Tech hybrid 4WD powertrain with a 48V mild hybrid system powering the front wheels.
The hybrid setup allows the pickup to operate in full EV mode for half of daily drives, cutting CO2 emissions.
The flexible new platform will be produced in several international plants and is compatible with current and future regulations.
Renault plans to launch 8 new models internationally through 2027 as part of a €3 billion investment.
The first Renault model on the Geely CMA platform will launch soon, designed in Seoul and built in Busan.
The Niagara concept highlights Renault's focus on electrification, global expansion, and versatile vehicle architectures.
Renault has unveiled the 2023 Niagara Concept, a bold new pickup truck that highlights the company's focus on electrification and global expansion. The rugged concept features an innovative E-Tech hybrid powertrain and showcases Renault's new design language.
Renault's Growing International Presence
The French automaker has increased its international footprint in recent years. Renault now operates in key markets like Brazil, Turkey, India, South Korea and Colombia. The company aims to double its revenue per unit outside of Europe by 2027 compared to 2019 levels.
To boost competitiveness, Renault will launch 8 new models internationally through 2027. The automaker also plans to open new engineering and design centers around the world. Renault is investing €3 billion in its international offensive.
New Versatile Platform Enables Global Model Range
The Niagara Concept previews a highly flexible new platform that will underpin an array of Renault models globally. The modular architecture can accommodate multiple body styles, wheelbases, drivetrains and lengths between 4-5 meters.
The versatile platform will allow Renault to meet diverse customer needs worldwide. It will be produced in Latin America, Turkey, Morocco and India. The architecture is compatible with current and future regulations.
New Renault-Geely Platform for Upscale Vehicles
Renault has also partnered with Geely on a new platform called CMA. It will underpin premium D- and E-segment Renault models with hybrid powertrains.
The first high-end Renault Korea Motors model on the CMA platform will launch soon. It will be designed in Seoul and built at the Busan plant.
Niagara Concept Showcases Bold New Renault Styling
With its futuristic pixel-art grille, curved bodywork and camouflage-inspired paint job, the Niagara Concept exhibits Renault's new emotional design language. The front end styling provides a rugged, technical look.
The concept's high ground clearance, skid plates and improved approach/departure angles signal off-road capabilities. An energetic roofline and tapered rear quarter window provide a sporty aesthetic.
Advanced E-Tech Hybrid Powertrain with 4WD
The Niagara Concept features an E-Tech hybrid 4WD powertrain. A 48V mild hybrid system powers the front wheels, while an electric motor drives the rear. This enables fuel-efficient 4WD performance.
The setup allows the pickup to operate in full EV mode for half of daily drives, significantly cutting CO2 emissions. The concept promises outstanding driving comfort and optimized off-road ability.
The 2023 Renault Niagara Concept previews the company's revamped global product portfolio, showcasing a flexible new platform, bold styling, and electrified powertrains. The hybrid pickup truck concept highlights Renault's focus on international expansion, electrification and versatile vehicle architectures for diverse markets.