SANDOUVILLE PLANT

The plant, which previously specialised in the production of high-end models, has undergone a major change and now makes LCVs for Renault.

Manufactured products

  • Nouveau Trafic
  • Nissan NV300
Production (in units)20162017
Nissa NV3003 9188 703
Renault Trafic-107 385
Autres-19 279

Historique

  • 1964: Creation of the Sandouville plant.
  • 1965: Manufacturing of the Renault 16 model begins.
  • 1970: Manufacturing of the Renault 12 model begins.
  • 1972: Manufacturing of the Renault 15 and Renault 17 models begins.
  • 1975: Manufacturing of the Renault 30 model begins.
  • 1976: Manufacturing of the Renault 20 model begins.
  • 1978: Manufacturing of the Renault 18 model begins.
  • 1984: Manufacturing of the Renault 25 model begins.
  • 1986: Manufacturing of the Renault 21 model begins.
  • 1992: Manufacturing of Safrane begins.
  • 1994: Manufacturing of Laguna begins.
  • 1995: Manufacturing of Laguna Nevada begins.
  • 1998: ISO 14001 certification awarded.
  • 1999: Construction of the Supplier Industrial Park (PIF).
  • 2000: Wax injection building constructed (for wax injection of box sections). Manufacturing of Laguna II begins.
  • 2001: Manufacturing of Vel Satis begins.
  • 2002: Manufacturing of Espace IV begins.
  • 2003: ISO 9001 version 2000 certification awarded. The entire M2S range has been awarded the 5-stars Euro NCAP rating.
  • 2007: Launch of the Laguna III Sedan & Estate production.
  • 2008 Launch of the Laguna III Coupé production. VU project announced.
  • 2009: Renault voluntary services project (1000 voluntary departures) and change for 1 team with usual timetable
  • 2010-2012: The plant carried out work costing €230 million with a view to manufacturing New Trafic. A second production line was installed.
  • 2013:The first New Trafic prototype was manufactured.
  • 2014: Production launch of New Trafic.
  • 2015: Series of start-ups of various versions of Master (platform cab, tall, Euro 6 compliant). Announcement of partnerships with GM and Fiat.
  • 2016: Production rate increased to 33 vehicles an hour. Partnership with Nissan announced.
  • 2017: Year production record: 135 370 vehicles, launch of the Trafic SpaceClass