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Renault Tangier plant builds a million cars

10 Jul 2017 | Graeme Roberts

The millionth vehicle at the Renault-Nissan plant in Tangier has been completed just three years after #200,000 rolled off the line.


Sogefi to build a new factory in Morocco

22 Mar 2017 | Dave Leggett

Sogefi, the automotive components company of the CIR Group, has announced a plan to build a new factory in Morocco, the company’s first industrial site in Africa


AGC and Induver establish Morocco glass JV

1 Aug 2016 | Simon Warburton

AGC Automotive Europe has reached a basic agreement with Induver Holding, a glass manufacturer in Morocco, to set up a joint venture for manufacturing automotive glass destined both for Europe and for North African markets.


Renault aims to double Morocco suppliers by 2023

18 Apr 2016 | Simon Warburton

Renault says it is looking to increase its local supplier content in Morocco from its current 40% to 65% by 2023 as well as add up to a further 30 new component manufacturers to its partners in the kingdom.


PSA creates future car ‘openlab’ in Morocco

26 Jan 2016 | Dave Leggett

As part of its 'Open Innovation' strategy, PSA Peugeot Citroën says it is strengthening its ties with top post-graduate schools and universities by creating an OpenLab in Africa.


Volkswagen plans plant in Tangier

14 Jul 2015 | Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen plans to build a manufacturing plant in Tangier, Morocco.


PSA plans car factory in Morocco

22 Jun 2015 | Graeme Roberts

PSA Peugeot Citroen has announced plans to build a EUR557m (US$630m) factory in Morocco as it seeks to Both reduce production costs and its reliance on Europe following a brush with bankruptcy.


Ford expands in Morocco

27 May 2015 | Dave Leggett

As part of its global growth plan, Ford Motor is expanding its operations in North Africa with a new regional sales office in Casablanca and a purchasing office in Tangier.


EquipAuto mulling Tangiers show for 2017

16 Apr 2015 | Simon Warburton

Aftermarket specialist exhibition, EquipAuto says it is working with French and Moroccan supplier associations, FIEV and AMICA to create a potential new show in Tangiers for 2017.


Lear to inaugurate automotive facility in Morocco

7 May 2014 | Dave Leggett

Lear has announced the official opening of a new automotive facility in Kenitra, Morocco, for the manufacturing of wire harnesses.



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