Shanghai (Gasgoo)- According to local media, the Sino-French joint venture Dongfeng Renault plans to roll out 9 locally-produced models by 2022, including 2 sedan models. So far, Groupe Renault owns two locally-produced models in China, Kadjar and Koleos, which are all compact SUVs.
Dongfeng Renault plans to reconstruct its Wuhan plant with a total investment of RMB 2.175 billion. The renovated plant will be added sedan production lines and is ready to be put into operation in June, 2019, according to the information released by Hubei Provincial Development and Reform Commission.
The company's first sedan model is predicted to be a C-class sedan that is scheduled to go on sale as early as next year and will compete with some sedan models at the same level like Magotan in market.
Dongfeng Renault's Wuhan plant is located in Wuhan Economic & Technological development Zone, covering a total area of 950 thousand square meters which possesses vehicle production lines and a R&D base. So far, the plant owns an annual production capacity of 150 thousand vehicles. Both two local-produced models, Kadjar and Koleos, come from the Wuhan plant.
According to relevant news, Dongfeng Renault will adjust its product structures to carry out cross-segment production project that is designed to span from June, 2017 to June, 2019.
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