Past Gas #219: Renault: The Rise and Fall… and Rise Again?

Past Gas by Donut Media

08-01-2024 • 56 mins

Like many of the other car companies founded just before the turn of the 20th century, Renault made itself known for its revolutionary innovations — a concept that the company has employed time and again, to varying degrees of success. But how did three French brothers decide they had a shot in the automotive industry? What was it about Renault's innovative approach to business that keeps it balancing on a fine line between success and failure? And how could a company bearing a family name survive so much scandal? In this episode of Past Gas, we're going to find out - we’re talkin’ Renault. Thanks to our Sponsors: Go to https://SHOPIFY.COM/gas now to grow your business–no matter what stage you’re in. Build your credit this new year. Just open a Chime Checking Account with a $200+ qualified direct deposit to get started. Go to This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at and get on your way to being your best self Visit to learn more. And be sure to mention that Past Gas sent you in the post-checkout survey! More about Show: Follow Nolan on IG and Twitter @nolanjsykes.   Follow Joe on IG and Twitter @joegweber. Follow Donut @donutmedia, and subscribe to our Youtube and Facebook channels!   Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be helpful! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit