BUCHAREST, Sept 21 French carmaker Renault
said it will move some production of its Dacia Logan
MCV model from Romania to its plant in Tangiers, Morocco from
the first quarter of next year.
"We will take over the production of this model currently
made in Romania beginning in the first quarter of 2017,"
Tangiers plant director Jean-Francois Gal was quoted as saying
by French magazine L'Usine Nouvelle on Wednesday.
Renault spokeswoman Celine Furet said only some production
of the Logan MCV -- which totalled about 40,000 cars last year
-- will move to Tangiers. She said the Romanian Pitesti plant
was freeing up capacity to build more Duster SUVs.
The Pitesti plant was running at full capacity and its total
output was not expected to decline, Furet added.
(Reporting by Luiza Ilie and Laurence Frost; Editing by Susan