Established in 1899, Renault is a headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt. It produces a range of cars and vans and has cross shareholdings in Japanese vehicle group, Nissan.

The Auto China 2018 exhibition, which gets underway on Wednesday in Beijing, will bring together industry figures from leading global carmakers. A BYTON electric concept car is driven by invited guests and journalists during a test drive event in Beijing, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Photo: AP

Foreign carmakers could tip their future China plans this week

International carmakers gathering in Beijing this week for the Auto China 2018 exhibition are likely to face a barrage of questions about their vision for the future following revelations last week that Beijing will phase out rules that prohibit foreign sole ownership in the sector.