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Company nameRenault S.A.
Company typeSociété Anonyme (Euronext - RNO)
IndustryAutomotive industry
Founded25 February 1899
Founder(s)Louis Renault, Marcel Renault, Fernand Renault
Area servedWorldwide (118 countries)
Key peopleCarlos Ghosn (Chairman and CEO)
ProductsAutomobiles, commercial vehicles, financing
Production output (+)3,195,810 (2010)
Revenue(+) -38.971 billion (2010)
Operating income(+) -635 million (2010)
Net income(+) -3.420 billion (2010)
Total assets(+) -70.11 billion (end 2010)
Total equity(+) -22.76 billion (end 2010)
Employees122,615 (2010)
Subsidiary*Automobile Dacia (99.43%) *Renault Samsung Motors (80.1%) *AutoVAZ (25%) *Renault Sport *Renault Sport F1 *RCI Banque *Motrio

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Renault S.A. (Euronext - RNO) is a French automaker producing cars, vans, and in the past, autorail vehicles, trucks, tractors, vans and also buses/coaches. Its alliance with Nissan makes it the world's third largest automaker. 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. Headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, Renault owns the Romanian automaker Automobile 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 Industriels, has been part of Volvo Trucks since 2001. Renault Agriculture became 100% owned by German agricultural equipment manufacturer CLAAS in 2008.

Lebanese 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. 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.

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