Renault increased production in Slovenia 14.3% to 11,296 in January 2001 from 9,883 in January 2000, according to provisional totals provided to just-auto.com.

The volume, including only small car Clio, represented increases of: 16% for four-door hatchback to 6,952 from 5,992; and 11.6% for two-door hatchback to 4,344 from 3,891.

Renault Production - January
Model Body Platform
January 2000
January 2001
% Change
Clio 2-door hatchback X65
3,891
4,344
11.6
Clio 4-door hatchback X65
5,992
6,952
16.0
TOTAL hh hh
9,883
11,296
14.3
SOURCE just-auto.com

In 2000 versus 1999, output grew 4.1% to 122,946 from 118,132. Totals rose 11.6% for four-door hatchback to 76,449 from 68,517, yet fell 6.3% for two-door hatchback to 46,497 from 49,615.

Renault Production - 2000
Model Body Platform
1999
2000
% Change
Clio 2-door hatchback X65
49,615
46,497
-6.3
Clio 4-door hatchback X65
68,517
76,449
11.6
TOTAL hh hh
118,132
122,946
4.1
SOURCE just-auto.com

The plant, named Revoz dd, expects to make 119,000-120,000 Clio this year.

It employs 2,200 people including 715 workers in each of two shifts.

Revoz is owned: 54% by Renault; 30.28% by IMV Holding doo; 12.68% by Nova ljubljanska banka dd; and 3.04% by the Slovenian state.


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