EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Automobile Dacia

Company/Organisation:
Automobile Dacia

Geographic Location

Country: Romania
Region: Arges; Sud
Location of affected unit(s): Mioveni, Arges county, South region

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29 - Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers
Number Employed: 13000
Group: Renault-Nissan

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 04-02-2008
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 05-02-2008
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2009
Planned Job Creation: 3600

Additional Information

Automobile Dacia, which is part of the Renault-Nissan group, is to create 3,600 new jobs (3,000 management posts and 600 production posts) in the next two years with the launch of two new models of vehicles (pick-up and hatchback) at its site in Mioveni. The production capacity is expected to increase from 215,000 in 2007 to 400,000 units/year in the next two years. The group invested in 2007 EUR 250 million and announced for 2008 new investments amounting to EUR 300 million.