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The plant produces vehicles of range I.

Production (in units)20162017
Twingo/Smart 133 559132 853
Clio -56 997

Background

  • 1955: Plant founded
  • 1969: Signing of an industrial cooperation contract with Litostroj for the assembly of the Renault 4, the Renault 6 and the Renault 16 models.
  • 1972: Signing of an industrial cooperation contract with IMV.
  • 1989: Creation of Revoz, Limited Company held by Renault and IMV which introduces the Renault 5 model in Slovenia.
  • 1992: Renault takes a controlling interest in Revoz by raising its stake to 54%.
  • 1997: Manufacturing of Clio I begins.
  • 1998: Manufacturing of Clio II begins.
  • 2004: Renault buys the remaining shares of Revoz and becomes its exclusive owner.
  • 2007: Production of New Twingo has started at the Novo Mesto plant.
  • 2008: Launch of Twingo RS production.
  • 2009: Preparation for the production of a new vehicle “niche”.
  • 2010: Manufacturing of Wind begins. The plant is assigned a new project launched within the partnership between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler from Germany.
  • 2011: The New Renault Twingo is revealed on the Frankfurt Motor show, the serial production of this model begins in mid-october.
  • 2013 : Investment work completed for the Edison project (Twingo III and Smart For Four)
  • 2014 : Start-up of current production of Twingo III in early May; start-up of current production of the Smart For Four at the end of September.
  • 2015 : Clio II stopped after 18 years of production
  • 2016 : Launch of production of Smart Forfour EV, the plant's first electric model
  • 2017 : Launch of production of Clio IV