ALPINE NEWS - FEBRUARY 2021

  • Reminder of last month's main news
  • Focus on the announcement of the Alpine Strategic Plan
  • Upcoming news

“The new Alpine entity takes three brands with separate assets and areas of excellence and turns them into an empowered, combined business. The craftsmanship from our plant in Dieppe, the engineering mastery from our Formula One and Renault Sport teams will shine through our tech-infused, 100% electric line-up, which will take the beautiful Alpine name to the future. We will be on the tracks and on the roads, authentic and high-tech, disruptive & passionate.” Laurent Rossi, CEO of Alpine

JANUARY NEWS

  • LAURENT ROSSI APPOINTED CEO OF ALPINE (11/01/2021)
    Aged 45, Laurent Rossi is a graduate of ENSEEIHT and IFP School / ENSPM. He began his career in 2000 at Renault, then in 2009, after obtaining an MBA from Harvard Business School, he was recruited by the Boston Consulting Group. In 2012, he joined Google where he oversaw the development of commercial relations with major accounts in the automotive industry. He then returned to Renault in 2018 and was appointed Director of Strategy & Business Development of the Renault Group.
  • ALPINE AT THE FOREFRONT OF INNOVATION FROM THE RENAULT GROUP WITH EXCLUSIVE SPORTS CARS (14/01/2021)
    Alpine announced on 14th January 2021 its long-term growth plans as a brand of the Renault Group dedicated to innovative, authentic and exclusive sports cars.  
    Link to the press release
  • DAVIDE BRIVIO JOINS THE ALPINE F1 TEAM (18/01/2021)
    Alpine F1 Team is pleased to confirm that Davide Brivio will strengthen the Alpine F1 team ahead of the 2021 season of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship.
    Link to the press release
  • ESTEBAN OCON AND THE ALPINE A110S AT THE ASSAULT OF THE RALLYE MONTE-CARLO 2021 (20/01/2021)
    Alpine F1 Team driver Esteban Ocon took the wheel of the Alpine A110S on Thursday 21st January with a series of passes on the special stages of the 2021 Monte Carlo Rally. For his first participation in a rally, Esteban drove two special stages on the opening day of the 89th Rallye Monte-Carlo in the VIP opening car.
    Link to the press release
  • ALPINE SUCCESSFULLY RETURNS TO MONTE-CARLO (25/01/2021)
    Fifty years after its triumph on the 1971 Monte Carlo Rally, Alpine was back in the FIA World Rally Championship. Despite tricky and unpredictable conditions, the five Alpine A110 Rallys raced to the finish dominating the FIA R-GT and two-wheel drive categories.
    Link to the press release
  • ALPINE ELF MATMUT TEAM ANNOUNCES ITS DRIVERS FOR THE FIA WEC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (26/01/2021)
    The Alpine A480 n°36 will be entrusted to a crew composed of Nicolas Lapierre, André Negrão and Matthieu Vaxiviere.
    Link to the press release

FOCUS ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE ALPINE STRATEGIC PLAN

The Alpine brand will bring together the activities of Alpine, Renault Sport Cars and Renault Sport Racing in a new, fully-fledged entity dedicated to the development of exclusive and innovative sports cars.

A 100% electric brand with a product plan to support the expansion in:

  • leveraging the size and capabilities of the Renault Group and the Alliance through the CMF-B and CMF-EV platforms, a global industrial footprint, a high-performance purchasing organization, a global distribution network and the financial services of RCI Bank and Services, which guarantee optimal cost competitiveness
  • positioning F1 at the heart of the project, through a fully renewed commitment to the championship
  • developing a new generation electric sports car with Lotus
  • With the aim of being profitable in 2025 by including investment in motor sport

COMING SOON

  • Presentation of the Alpine Academy on the 10th February in the form of an e-conference with Q&A, with press release and photos
  • F1 reveal

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About Alpine:
Founded in 1955 by Jean Rédélé, the brand has set itself apart with its French-style sports cars. In 2018, the brand presents the new A110, a sports car faithful to Alpine’s timeless principles of compactness, lightness, agility and driving pleasure. In 2021, Alpine Cars, Renault Sport Cars and Renault Sport Racing join forces under the Alpine flagship. It thus becomes the brand dedicated to innovative, authentic, exclusive sportscars of Groupe Renault, benefiting from the heritage and craftmanship of its historic plant in Dieppe, as well as the engineering mastery from the Formula One and Renault Sport teams.

For further information please visit www.press.alpinesportscars.co.ukwww.alpinecars.com or @RenaultUKPR or contact:

Matthew Bendall
Head of Press & Public Relations
matthew.bendall@renault.co.uk – 01923 697653 – 07814 990247

Lauren Prema
Product Affairs Manager
lauren.prema@renault.co.uk – 01923 697203 – 07741 233530

Charlie Roper
Brand Affairs Manager
charlie.roper@renault.co.uk – 01923 697778 – 07816 641843

Yasmin Rhodes
Press Officer
yasmin.rhodes@renault.co.uk – 01923 697289 – 07385 398222

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