Renault Group

Maubeuge Plant (MCA)

Maubeuge Construction Automobile (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 Z.E. The plant is specialised in the production of LCVs in Europe.
  • FOUNDED IN: 1969

  • LEGAL FORM AND CAPITAL OWNERSHIP: Société en Nom Collectif (general partnership) with capital of €9,351,568 fully owned by Renault SAS (France)

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

  • WORKFORCE: 1,734 employees at 31 December 2020

  • AREA: 83,46 ha, o/w 23,8 ha of covered buildings

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

 

Main products

Kangoo 3, Kangoo 2 ZE, Citan, Nissan NV250
PRODUCTION 2020
  • Kangoo 2/Citan: 88,727 units
  • Kangoo 2 ZE: 9,092 units
  • Nissan NV250: 2,282 units
  • Kangoo 3: 239 units

Environment

With the manufacturing of the Kangoo ZE, 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)

Quality

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)

News

In 2021, the plant is celebrating its 50th anniversary and launch in series the production of the new Kangoo generation which features all the latest innovations and technologies: the New Kangoo Van, the innovative, athletic and dynamic van aimed toward professionals and the New Kangoo, the elegant combispace for individuals. The Mercedes and Nissan models will complete the family in the next few months, as well as the electric Renault version.

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News

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

Contact us

Maubeuge Construction Automobile (MCA)
BP 20050
59 604 Maubeuge Cedex
France

+ 33 (0)1 76 89 54 55