Renault Valladolid and Palencia

  • A. J. Jacobs


In this chapter, chronicles Renault of France’s two car assembly complexes in Spain. It begins with a brief review of the French automaker’s joint venture plant with Fabricacion de Automoviles SA in Valladolid, followed by a section chronicling the expansion of the complex to add bodywork and engine plants, and then a second assembly hall. The discussion then turns to Renault’s building of an additional assembly works 30 minutes north of Valladolid in Palencia Province in 1978. Thereafter, sections review the progress of these factories through 2016 and offer commentary regarding Renault’s near-term future in Spain.


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  • A. J. Jacobs
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  1. 1.Department of SociologyEast Carolina UniversityGreenvilleUSA

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