The Renault group announces the allocation of the Tangier plant for the manufacture of the “Mobile Duo” electric car

On the occasion of the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the opening of the Renault plant in Tangier, Group Renault Morocco announced on Tuesday that this industrial platform will be dedicated to the manufacture of the Mobilis Doyo, the group’s first electric car. produced in Morocco.
Mobilis Duo offers a shared mobility solution as it is designed to meet the needs of cities and shared mobility vehicle operators. Designed for two people and 100% electric, the vehicle aims to incorporate 50% recycled materials in its manufacture and be 95% recyclable at the end of its useful life thanks to one of the group’s factories.
This ceremony took place in the presence of the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Riad Mazour, the General Manager of Renault Morocco, Mohamed Bachiri, the Wali of the Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region, Mohamed Mhidia, the head of the region, Omar Mourou, the French Ambassador to Rabat, Hélène Le Gall, and the Treasurer General of the Kingdom. Nord El-Din Bensouda, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Tangier-Mediterranean Special Agency, Fouad Brini, and General Director of the Agency for the Recovery and Development of Northern Provinces, Mounir Al-Youssoufi.
The ceremony was also attended by the President of the General Confederation of Moroccan Companies, Chakib Laalj, the General Secretary of the Moroccan Confederation of Labour, Melody Mokharek, the General Manager of the “Mobilays” brand, Clotilde Delbos, the director of Groupe Renault and the director of the Renault division in the Iberian Peninsula, José Vicente de los Mozos, and many others. Public and private sector personalities and group partners.
This anniversary, which symbolizes the partnership between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Renault Group, celebrates all the players in the public and private sectors, working side by side to develop the automotive industry, which has been Morocco’s main export sector since 2014.
In ten years, the factory has produced more than 2.36 million cars, which are exported to more than 70 destinations around the world.
Mazur declared in a speech given on this occasion that “today we celebrate a successful partnership that opens up strategic and promising perspectives”, stressing that “the Renault group has once again reinforced its role as an actor that plays the role of locomotive for the development of the automotive sector in Morocco, a sector that is moving towards electrification and sustainable transport by leaps and bounds.
He underlined that “we have very specific ambitions to accompany the electrification of mobility. It is a new stage in the next ten years, where achievements will be very significant and more ambitious, and where Morocco’s market share will become more likely in the automotive industry.
Mazur underlined that “the launch of production of the first electric car at the Tangier factory highlights the strong attractiveness of the Moroccan platform, under the leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI”, stressing that “we have the means and skills to achieve our objective and face the challenge. “
For his part, Bashir considered that the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Tangier factory is an opportunity to learn about the achievements of this exceptional location, and through it about the Kingdom’s automotive industry, recalling the great commitment that accompanied the launch of this factory that respects the environment, particularly in human and industrial terms, to become a reference factory in Morocco and a fundamental pillar of the industrial ecosystem of the Renault group.
The official stressed that the factory, since its inauguration by His Majesty King Mohammed VI on 9 February 2012, has consolidated itself as a catalyst to achieve a transformation in the entire Moroccan automotive sector, noting that the factory has produced more than 2, 3 million cars and issued the “Made in Morocco” brand. To over 70 destinations around the world.
In this regard, he underlined the contribution of the Tangier plant to the reinforcement of the Renault system and to the development of exports of the automotive sector at an international level, recalling that the automotive industry has been the main export sector in Morocco since 2014, thanks to the wise vision of His Majesty King Mohammed VI.
He indicated that it is “also a human adventure carried by the passion of all the employees of Grupo Renault Morocco and an example of partnership between the private and public sectors”, stressing that the Renault Group is renewing its confidence in its industrial system by announcing a new car production line with production lines at Tangier plant.
Vicente de los Mozos stressed that the Tangier plant is a pioneer in the automotive industry in Morocco, underlining that the development of the plant is closely linked to the success story of the Dacia brand in Morocco and in the world, as well as being at the heart of the production of all generations of the Dacia Sandero model. The best-selling car for individuals in Europe since 2017 and the best-selling car in Morocco, which confirms the success of the “Made in Morocco” brand.
He also stressed that the factory is “a revolution and a symbol of carbon neutral manufacturing without producing any industrial liquid waste, which confirms its position in the group’s industrial system”, adding that Morocco is, for the Renault group, one of the pillars of industrial competitiveness and protagonist of its strategic plan “Renaulution”. ).
As for Delbus, he announced that the Tangier factory, which is one of the pillars of the group’s industrial system, will manufacture the “Mobile Duo” electric vehicle, where the vehicle will be produced thanks to investment in a new chain. which has a production capacity that can be increased to reach 17,000 cars a year. This will make it possible to integrate the series production of the electric car.
He added that this new project reinforces the group’s confidence in the Moroccan industrial platform and represents the starting point for starting to use electric technology in the Moroccan industry, announced in June 2021 on the occasion of the renewal of the agreements to strengthen the Renault industrial system.
For his part, Moukhareq saw this celebration as an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the Tangier plant and the success of the social partnership between the Renault Group and the Moroccan Trade Union, which is based on dialogue and negotiation in a win-win approach. . The strengthening of the Renault Group’s industrial platform in Morocco enabled the launch of a major project in the automotive industry. Since 2016, agreements have been signed to develop Renault’s industrial system with the aim of increasing the group’s local integration rate to 65% and increasing the number of subcontracted sales to 1.5 billion euros from 2023.
In 2021, the group also announced its entry into a new phase of the Renault industrial system, during which it intends to increase local integration to 80% and achieve the long-term goal of reaching a sales volume of 3 billion euros.
This new industrial dynamic contributes to the strengthening of the industrial system, the presence of new suppliers and the adoption of new technologies. Through this commitment, the group intends to strengthen the position of the Moroccan automotive industry and the Made in Morocco brand at a regional and international level.
Thanks to its industrial base in Morocco, which continues to strengthen, creating value and job opportunities and contributing to a strong increase in exports in the automotive sector, the Moroccan industrial platform is strengthening its position among the top five industrial countries in that Renault The group is present.

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