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Magneti Marelli plans shock absorber plant in Morocco

27 Sep 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Morocco's minister of industry, investment, trade and the digital economy, Moulay Hafid Elallamy, minister of economics and finance, Mohamed Boussaid and Magneti Marelli CEO Pietro Gorlier have signed an agreement to build an auto parts plant in the country which initially will make shock absorbers.


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.


MOROCCO: Volkswagen plans plant in Tangier

14 Jul 2015 | Graeme Roberts

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


MOROCCO: PSA plans car factory

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.


MOROCCO: 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.


MOROCCO: 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.



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