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Renault Logo - Design and History

Renault Logo - Design and History

Renault is a French automaker producing cars, vans, buses, tractors, and trucks. Due to its alliance with Nissan, it is currently the world's 4th largest automaker behind General Motors, Toyota and Ford. It owns the Romanian automaker Dacia and the Korean automaker Renault Samsung Motors. The company is well known for numerous revolutionary designs, security technologies, and motor racing. Producing cars since late 1898, the Renault corporation was founded in 1899 as Société Renault Frères by Louis Renault, his brothers Marcel and Fernand, and his friends Thomas Evert and Julian Wyer.

 Renault Logo - Design and History 1900 - The first Renault logo designed in 1900 features the initials of the three Renault brothers - Louis, Ferdinand and Marcek drawn on a medallion.
  Renault Logo - Design and History 1906 - In 1906, the company signed its first major contr
act and began large scale production of its vehicles changed its logo to represent the front end of a car enclosed in a gear wheel.
  Renault Logo - Design and History 1919 - Towards the end of World War I, Renault started manufacturing tanks. In 1919, the company replaced its logo with the image of a tank.
  Renault Logo - Design and History 1923 - In 1923, the company replaced its tank logo with the Grille-Shaped logo and introduced the name of the car "Renault" in its logo for the first time.
  Renault Logo - Design and History 1925 - In 1925, the diamond replaces the circle and Renault becomes the "diamond brand" and is called the same today.
 Renault Logo - Design and History 1946 - In 1946, the brand was nationalized becoming "Regie Nationale des Usines Renault". This name is immediately added to the brand diamond, which is now Yellow.
 Renault Logo - Design and History 1959 - The term "Regie Nationale" was dropped in 1959.
 Renault Logo - Design and History 1972 - In 1972, Renault modernized its logo. The designer, Victor Vaserely redesigned the diamond in the shape of a dynamic 3-D diamond.
 Renault Logo - Design and History 1992 - In 1992, the logo is enlarged and produced in relief, as part of Renualt's drive for progress, quality and innovation.
 Renault Logo - Design and History 2004 - In 2004, Renault presents a new interpretation of its logo, placed on a warm yellow background.
 Renault Logo - Design and History 2007 - In 2007, Renault begins a wave of 26 vehicl launches. The logo is currounded by a Yellow square - a symbol of quality.



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