Renault announced that in 2009 there will be six models in the Dacia Logan range and that the total production worldwide will reach 700,000 cars per year. The statement was made at the Detroit Auto Show by the financial director of the Renault group.
To make a comparison, in 2006 there were 247,000 Dacia Logan produced worldwide, out of which 200,000 were made in Romania. The 700,000 Dacia Logan per year target will be covered by seven factories in seven different countries across the world. While right now the Dacia Logan is made in Romania, Russia, Columbia and Morocco, this year they will open two new factories, in India and Iran.
In 2009, the main factory will remain the one in Romania, with 350,000 Dacia Logan per year, and the next one in size will be the one in Iran with 200,000 per year.
As for the six models, we have right now the sedan and the MCV, with the Van version that has to be launched. The other three models are not known yet. Since the launch of the Dacia Logan, 400,000 were sold, 260,000 of which in Romania.
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