Since 1952, the Flins plant has made 20 different models, symbolising Renault’s innovative capacity (Dauphine, Renault 4, Renault 5, etc.).

Production (in units)20162017
Clio IV134 502    63 145  
ZOE25 478 29 671
MICRA (NISSAN)565  94 066 

Background

  • 1952: Creation of the Flins plant.
  • 1956: Manufacturing of the Dauphine model begins.
  • 1961: Manufacturing of the Renault 4 model begins.
  • 1972: Manufacturing of the Renault 5 model begins.
  • 1978: Manufacturing of the Renault 18 model begins.
  • 1984: Manufacturing of the Supercinq model begins.
  • 1990: Manufacturing of Clio begins.
  • 1993: Manufacturing of Twingo begins.
  • 1994: Manufacturing of Twingo (collection 2) begins, featuring the first application of the Easy system (manual gearbox with no clutch pedal).
  • 1997: Flins plant becomes a General Partnership (SNC).
  • 1998: Manufacturing of Clio II and Twingo phase 2 begins.
  • 2000: Manufacturing of Twingo (collection 5) begins.
  • 2001: Manufacturing of Clio II phase 2 begins.
  • 2002: Manufacturing of Twingo (collection 6) begins.
  • 2004: Manufacturing of Clio Generation 2004 begins. Launch of Twingo (Collection 7).
  • 2005: Production agreement for Clio III (X85).
  • 2006: 2 millionth Twingo.
  • 2007: Last Twingo manufactured on June 28.
  • 2008: Resumption of Clio Campus manufacturing, and stopped in 2008.
  • 2009: Start up of Clio 3 phase 2.manufacturing.
  • 2009/2010: Resumption of Clio Campus manufacturing, stopped in 2010.
  • 2012: Launch of New Clio and ZOE production.
  • 2014: Production start-up of Clio Initiale Paris.
  • 2015: The plant began planning its future production, starting with the new Micra at the end of 2016. The Micra project was launched on 17 September.
  • 2016: Start of the Nissan Micra production in series.
  • 2017: 18 millions of vehicles produced since the plant was founded.