Renault Spain you are in luck. It has been given to know the award of the III Industrial Plan, which will be developed between 2017 and 2020 in the four production centres that have the French brand in our country. Without doubt it is good news that will result in a greater importance and a the guarantee of future to the Spanish factories. In addition to that, we will find significant new developments.
The first is that the plant Valladolid will produce a new model of the brand. Still do not know which one but it is an important event and will be added to the Renault Twizy and Renault Capture, which is already made there. What confirmed José Vicente de los Mozos, the president of Renault Spain and responsible of manufacturing of the Renault Group, and were optimistic with the new plan also will allow the creation of 2.000 permanent contracts.
in Addition to the new model and generate employment, Renault Spain will also be in charge of to manufacture the new engine K9 Gen8, the fruit of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Is mechanical will be assembled in Valladolid and will go to some vehicles of the ranges Renault, Dacia, Samsung, Nissan and Daimler. Also for the Alliance will manufacture the gearbox TX30 on the ground of Seville, which will adapt its industrial system.
Another novelty that will attempt to carry out in Spain is a new activity of injection of aluminum, which could improve the competitiveness of the Factory of Engines of Valladolid. With this technology, manufacture of the crankcase cylinder, that goes in the engines and also some parts for the gearbox of Seville. In addition it is also envisaged to develop the Centro de I+D+i of Valladolid.
To end we will also see improvements in the plant of Palencia, which currently manufactures the Renault Mégane and the Renault Kadjar. Here we will put in place a shift work end-of-week and holidays that will increase production to 8,000 vehicles a week. Of the young men stood out above all the presence of the Mégane, which has sold 6.6 million units, of which 4 million come from Palencia.
Source – Renault