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Varroc to start Morocco production facility

14 Dec 2017 | Simon Warburton

Varroc Lighting Systems is establishing a manufacturing and product development base in Morocco.


Major Morocco OEM/supplier deal to create 11,500 new jobs

12 Dec 2017 | Simon Warburton

Morocco has inked a huge raft of automotive deals with international OEMS and suppliers worth around US$1.5bn and creating more than 11,500 jobs.


BYD invests in Morocco

11 Dec 2017 | Dave Leggett

BYD is investing in Morocco and has announced an MoU for the supply of a 'range of renewable energy solutions to the country leading by the company’s innovative straddle monorail system, the SkyRail; and to explore the possibility of localised production'.


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.



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