EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Maubeuge Construction Automobile (MCA)

Maubeuge Construction Automobile (MCA)

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Nord; Nord - Pas-De-Calais
Location of affected unit(s): Maubeuge


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.10 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Number Employed: 1593
Group: Renault

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-11-2018
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2019
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2023
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

The Renault group has announced an investment plan of €400 million in the Maubeuge Construction Automobile (MCA) plant at Maubeuge (Nord) over five years and the recruitment of 200 employees. The site will welcome the production of the new version of the Kangoo utility vehicle, as well as a new light utility vehicle from its Nissan partner, the Nissan NV250, on the same platform, from the middle of next year. Since 2012, Renault has been producing Mercedes Citan on the Kangoo model at the Maubeuge plant, which is considered the most competitive in the group in France, and where 300 people have been recruited on permanent contracts since 2015. Recruitment announcement have been recorded in February 2018 (127 job creations) and in 2006 (800 job creations).