Born in 1866, designed and made a one-cylinder engine in 1894.
born in 1877. He designed a four-speed gearbox including one with direct drive that was patented.
His first order was placed in 1894. The 600 Renault cabs which contributed to the Marne victory made the company go down in history.
In 1917, “the diamond brand” designed the first modern tank. The first 4x4 truck was built in 1915.
In 1925, Renault was the first brand to offer a road tractor fitted with a servo brake. 1930 introduction of the diesel engine
In 1978, Berliet and SAVIEM merged to create the sole French truck manufacturer which, in 1978, became Renault Véhicules Industriels, the commercial vehicle branch of the Renault group.
Renault Véhicules Industriels continued to build a powerful international group by acquiring Dodge Europe in 1983 and then the legendary American brand Mack in 1990. 1992 saw an important new development when Renault Véhicules Industriels became “Renault V.I.”. In 2001, Renault V.I. became a part of the Volvo Group, and the following year adopted the new trade name of “Renault Trucks”.