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Renault S.A.
Type Société Anonyme
Traded as EuronextRNO
Industry Automotive industry
Founded 25 February 1899
Founder(s) Louis Renault, Marcel Renault, Fernand Renault
Headquarters Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Area served Worldwide (118 countries)
Key people Carlos Ghosn (Chairman and CEO)
Products Automobiles, commercial vehicles, financing
Production output increase 3,195,810[1] (2010)
Revenue increase €42.628 billion (2010)[2]
Operating income increase €635 million (2010)[2]
Profit increase €3.420 billion (2010)[2]
Total assets increase €70.11 billion (end 2010)[2]
Total equity increase €22.76 billion (end 2010)[2]
Employees 128,322[1] (as of December 31,2011)
Subsidiaries Dacia (99.43%)
Renault Samsung Motors (80.1%)
AutoVAZ (25%)
Renault Sport
Renault Sport F1
RCI Banque
Motrio
Website www.renault.com

Renault S.A. is a French automaker producing cars, vans, and in the past, autorail vehicles, trucks, tractors, vans, tanks, and also buses/coaches. Its alliance with Nissan makes it fourth-largest automotive group.[3] Together Renault and Nissan are leading electric car development among major car companies, investing 4 billion euros ($5.16 billion) in eight electric vehicles over the next 3–4 years.[4] Headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, Renault owns the Romanian automaker Dacia and the Korean automaker Renault Samsung Motors. Renault also owns subsidiaries RCI Banque (providing automotive financing) and Motrio (automotive parts). Renault Trucks, previously Renault Vehicules Industriels, has been part of Volvo Trucks since 2001. Renault Agriculture became 100% owned by German agricultural equipment manufacturer CLAAS in 2008.

Lebanese Brazilian Carlos Ghosn is the current chairman and CEO. The company's most successful cars to date are the Renault Clio and the Renault Mégane, and its core market is Europe.[5] The company is known for its role in motor sport, and its success over the years in rallying and Formula 1. The French government owns a 15 percent share of Renault.[4]

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