Renault, which already produces Mégane Hatchback, Mégane Estate, Modus and Grand Modus exclusively in Spain, has chosen to manufacture the future electric vehicle (EV) based on Twizy ZE Concept (earlier post) at Valladolid, 150 km north west of Madrid. Production will start in 2011.
|The Twizy ZE Concept. Click to enlarge.|
Valladolid was selected for its expertise and performance in compact car production. It currently produces Modus and Grand Modus and a share of New Clio output. The Group also chose to produce its future EV in Spain as close as possible to the sales market, namely Western Europe, in order to simplify logistics.
Renault also recently assigned the production of the future electric city car based on Zoé ZE Concept to Flins, in France. (Earlier post.)
Renault also announced last month that Valladolid would be allocated production of a thermal engine in 2012 and a fuel-combustion vehicle in 2013.