During the period of the pandemic, Groupe Renault sold 665 038 vehicles in the first quarter of 2021, an increase of 1.1% compared to the first quarter of 2020. The Renault brand sold 433 662 vehicles in the first quarter of 2021, an increase of 1.3% compared to the same quarter of the previous year. In the European passenger car market, electric and electric powered Renault models accounted for 23% of vehicle registrations.
Dacia and Lada brands
The Dacia brand sold 121 231 units (+ 10.2%) with the launch of the New Sandero and the high sales performance of Duster. Looking at the number of pre-orders already placed, the 100% electric New Dacia Spring promises success. The Lada brand performed well in the Russian domestic market with the support of the Granta and Vesta models and the launch of the NIVA Travel model with 90 472 units (+ 5.4%).