Combined production of Ford Otosan and Dacia vehicle factories in Romania rose 26% year on year to a new record of 48,728 units in January, according to data from the Romanian Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACAROM).

Of these, 32,354 units were produced in Mioveni (Dacia), up 23%, and 16,374 in Craiova (Ford), up 34%, reported, citing Ziarul Financiar.

Ford Otosan started production of the new Transit and Tourneo Courier at the end of last year, and at the beginning of this month, the facelift Puma was introduced.

In Mioveni, Dacia is preparing to build the new Duster III.