Renault S.A.
TypeSociété Anonyme
IndustryAutomotive industry
When it was created25 February 1899
People who started itLouis Renault, Marcel Renault, Fernand Renault
HeadquartersBoulogne-Billancourt, France
Area servedWorldwide (118 countries)
Key peopleCarlos Ghosn (Chairman and CEO), Patrick Pelata (COO)
Things madeAutomobiles, commercial vehicles, financing
Money earned33.71 billion (2009)[1]
Operating incomeDecrease (€955 million) (2009)[1]
ProfitDecrease (€3.125 billion) (2009)[1]
Employees124,300 (2009)[1]
SubsidiariesAutomobile Dacia (99.43%)

Renault Samsung Motors (80.1%)

Renault Sport

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.[2] Headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, Renault owns the Romanian Automobile Dacia and the Korean Renault Samsung Motors. Thierry Bolloré 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.[2] The company is known for numerous revolutionary designs, security technologies and motor racing.

Notable Cars


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Annual Results 2009" (PDF). Renault. Retrieved 2010-03-21.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Renault