Morocco: Latest automotive news & analysis


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Renault to stop Tangier/Casablanca production from 19 March

18 Mar 2020 | Simon Warburton

Renault Group is suspending production at its Tangier and Casablanca sites in Morocco from 19 March in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.


Daimler Buses inks 500 city bus order for Morocco

31 Jan 2020 | Simon Warburton

Daimler Buses has secured an order for 500 city buses for Morocco.


Nexteer opens plant in Morocco

1 Oct 2019 | Dave Leggett

Nexteer has opened a steering systems plant in Morocco. The plant will manufacture electric power steering systems for PSA Group, as well as driveline systems for FCA, PSA Group and the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, Nexteer says in a news release.


Morocco looks to 1m pa production by 2022 - AMICA

30 Jul 2019 | Simon Warburton

Morocco's automotive supplier association (AMICA) says OEMs will produce 1m vehicles by 2022 as the country continues to attract major overseas manufacturers to North Africa.


Nexteer opens Morocco plant

26 Jun 2019 | Dave Leggett

Steering systems specialist Nexteer has opened its first African plant in Kenitra, Morocco.


PSA starts production in Morocco

21 Jun 2019 | Simon Warburton

PSA has started production at its Kenitra plant in Morocco which has a capacity of 200,000 vehicles from mid-2020 to serve customers in 80 markets.


Morocco’s auto sector boosts economy

10 Apr 2019 | Dave Leggett

Morocco’s Ministry of Trade and Industry has said the North African country has reached nearly 81 percent of its goal in the Industrial Acceleration Plan (IAP) to boost jobs and that job creation has been strongest in Morocco's burgeoning automotive sector.


Varroc Lighting opens Morocco facility

8 Mar 2019 | Simon Warburton

Varroc Lighting Systems has opened a greenfield 17,000-square metre facility in Tangier, Morocco.


GAZ in partner with Africa Motors commence sale of LCVs in Morocco

6 Jul 2018 | Dave Leggett

GAZ, a manufacturer of commercial vehicles in Russia, together with Africa Motors (Auto Hall Group), a new distribution partner of GAZ, have started selling a range of commercial vehicles GAZelle Next in Morocco.


Ficosa opens new production centre in Morocco

21 Mar 2018 | Dave Leggett

Ficosa has established itself in Africa for the first time, opening a new production centre in Rabat (in the Technopolis free zone), Morocco.



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