RPT-FACTBOX-Renault - from garden shed to global car group


(Repeats to add link to TAKE-A-LOOK at end) Dec 19 (Reuters) - France's Renault , now Europe's fourth-biggest carmaker, started out in a garden shed over a century ago. Following are highlights from its history: 1898 - Louis Renault drives A-type vehicle up steep street in Montmartre and wins first 12 orders. In a garden shed of, the 20-year-old converted a tricycle into four-wheeled vehicle with his invention for the gear-box. 1913 - First strike at Renault. Louis introduces U.S. ...

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