Renault will produce the 4L electric and the Scénic in Hauts-de-France

The manufacturer made these announcements when it must specify the details of its internal revolution at the beginning of November, the split between its thermal activities that degrade and the electrical ones that accelerate.

Renault confirmed this Thursday that it would produce its future Scénic and 4L electric models, in addition to the R5, at its factories in Douai and Maubeuge (North). The Renault group highlights with this announcement that “definitively places France at the center of its electrical industrial activities“, the group underlined in a press release. The manufacturer made these announcements when it must specify the details of its internal revolution at the beginning of November, the split between its thermal activities that degrade and the electrical ones that accelerate.

your new poleElectricCity“, which brings together three of its factories in the north of France, already produces the electric Mégane (in Douai), to which will be added the new battery-powered Kangoo, and the electric model that will replace Nissan’s Micra, from Renault partner The brand. del diamond aims to produce 700,000 vehicles in France by 2024 and 100% electric sales in 2030”.Through constructive social dialogue and the improvement of our industrial tool, we are showing that it is possible to lead the battle for competitiveness in France.said the group’s chief executive, Luca De Meo.

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1,000 hires since the beginning of the year

The group highlighted that it had made nearly 1,000 hires in France since the beginning of 2022, out of the 2,500 planned for the 2022-2024 period. They follow a huge savings plan launched in 2020 to get the group out of the red zone, with 2,500 job cuts, especially in engineering. Near “ElectricCity“, the Alpine factory in Dieppe (Seine-Maritime) will manufacture the future SUV of the sports brand. As for public services, the Sandouville plant (Seine-Maritime) will take care of the new Trafic electric van, and Batilly (Meurthe-et-Moselle), the replacement of the Master, as well as a partner’s vehicle. Le Mans (Sarthe) will build the chassis linked to the new vehicles.

After discussions about inflation, marked by strikes in many places, the group signed an agreement with three unions (CFE-CGC, CFDT and FO) at the end of September.purchasing power support» which includes an exceptional bonus of 500 euros (a «cousin macron», without social contributions). Added to this is a transport bonus of 100 euros, free medical insurance for three months and the possibility of reselling three days of RTT with a 25% increase, that is, a total of 1,000 euros per “most employees“, according to Renault.

The CGT did not sign the agreement, judging these measures”insufficientand asking for a general increase of 5,000 euros per year. The group noted that it had also brought forward annual salary negotiations from February 2023 to December 2022.

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