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March 14, 2022

Romania car output climbs in February

24,878 units made by Dacia, 19,233 by Ford.

By Graeme Roberts

The number of cars produced in Romania in February increased by 12% compared to the same period last year, to 44,111 units, according to data from the Romanian Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACAROM), reported.

This resulted in a more modest 1.9% rise in the first two months of the year, after the disappointing 8.3% contraction in January.

Of the total number of cars produced in February, 24,878 units were Dacia, and 19,233 were Ford.

In the first two months of this year, Romanian car production reached 79,282 units, of which 40,694 were Dacia and 38,588 Ford.

According to official statistics, in the first two months of this year, new car registrations reached 17,953 units, up 39.2% compared to the same period in 2021.

Ford said today Ford Otosan (a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and Koç Holding) would assume ownership of the Craiova plant and manufacturing business, subject to regulatory approval and consultation.

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