Renault Group

ElectriCity - Maubeuge Plant

Maubeuge Plant (Nord, France) is entirely dedicated to Kangoo and its van derivatives. After building several generations of Kangoo, the plant is turning to electric vehicles with the production of Kangoo E-TECH Electric The plant is specialised in the production of LCVs in Europe.
  • FOUNDED IN: 1969

  • LEGAL FORM AND CAPITAL OWNERSHIP: "S.N.C" Renault ElectriCity with capital of €3,377,339€

  • ACTIVITY: Building passenger car, LCV (including EV version)

  • WORKFORCE: 1,881 employees at 31 December 2023

  • AREA: 83,6 ha, o/w 23,9 ha of covered buildings

  • CERTIFICATIONS: EAQF, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, Label RHP


Main products

Model: Kangoo 3, Kangoo E-TECH Electrique, other
  • Kangoo 3 E-TECH: 14 661 units
  • Kangoo 3: 56 833 units
  • Other: 51 655 units


With the manufacturing of the Kangoo E-TECH Electric, a pioneer and leader in the electric vans segments in Europe since its launch, the factory is fully in line with the development of sustainable mobility for all. Through the implementation of its environmental policy, the plant also contributes daily to the reduction of its carbon footprint and the health impacts of its activities.

Environmental policy (French only)


The quality promised to our customers is a priority and a requirement at all times that mobilizes all of our employés, at every step of the manufacturing process. The factory's first commitment is to satisfy 100% of our customers by delivering compliant and reliable vehicles on time.

Quality policy (French only)


4 million Kangoo vehicles made in Maubeuge: a testament to its success!

It’s official: Maubeuge has cleared the 4 million Kangoo milestone. Kangoo was a pioneer, a car that captured its time and a love-at-first-sight phenomenon, and is as popular as ever generations later.

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When Renault’s three manufacturing plants in northern France – Douai, Maubeuge, and Ruitz – come together to create the largest and most competitive EV production facility in Europe, you get Renault ElectriCity! This is an overview of a new leading facility within the Group’s industrial ecosystem.

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Our history
Back to the key dates
  • 1969: creation of the Maubeuge plant by the Société des Usines Chausson (SUC), with two manufacturing units (stamping and body-in-white).
  • 1971: creation of the Chausson Carrosserie company, 52%-held by the SUC, 24%-held by Renault and 24% by Peugeot. Construction of three new production units: painting, assembly and finishing. The first car rolls off the line (Renault 15 model).
  • 1976: integration of stamping and body-in-white units at Chausson Carrosserie.
  • 1977: Renault buys out the stakes of Peugeot and the SUC in Chausson Carrosserie, and now holds a 99.9% stake.
  • 1981: chausson Carrosserie becomes MCA (Maubeuge Construction Automobile).
  • 1989: manufacture of the Express.
  • 1993: launch of an industrial redeployment plan for the industrial production of Kangoo 1 at MCA.
  • 1997: integration of MCA into the Light Commercial Vehicles division (DVU). Manufacturing of Kangoo and Kangoo Express begins.
  • 2003: manufacturing of the Nissan Kubistar (Alliance production) begins. Four-star at the Euro NCAP tests for Kangoo.
  • 2007: production approval for New Kangoo.
  • 2011: production of Kangoo ZE.
  • 2012: production of Daimler Citan.
  • 2015: 20 000 Kangoo Z.E. produced since 2011.
  • 2017: new Kangoo Z.E. 50% longer battery.
  • 2018: awarded production of the new generation Kangoo.
  • 2019: commercial release of the Nissan NV250. 
  • 2020: the milestone of 6,000,000 vehicles produced since 1971 is reached and surpassed.
  • 2021: the Maubeuge plant joins the North Pole of Excellence for electric vehicles.
  • 2022: The Renault ElectriCity legal entity to which the Maubeuge plant belongs is officially operational as of 01 January 2022.
  • 2023: On 1 November 2023, the creation of Ampère, a European "pure player" dedicated to electric vehicles and software, took effect. The Manufacture of Maubeuge is one of the four industrial sites of this new entity.

Contact us

Electricity Manufacture de Maubeuge,
avenue André Chausson, 59600 Maubeuge

+ 33 (0)1 76 89 52 80