Renault Group

Sevilla Plant (Horse)


The Sevilla plant (Horse) has been manufacturing gearboxes for over 60 years for Renault, Dacia, Nissan and Daimler models. Today, it supplies 33% of the Renault Group's needs and exports 80% of its production to many Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance plants around the world.
  • FOUNDED IN: 1965

  • LEGAL FORM AND CAPITAL OWNERSHIP: Private company (Société anonyme) 100% owned by Renault España SA

  • ACTIVITYEngineering

  • WORKFORCE: 1,038 employees at 31 December 2022

  • AREA: 211 842 ha

  • CERTIFICATIONS: ISO 14001, ISO 9001, Labels SMR and RHP


Main products

Manual gearboxes: JX16, TX26, TX30, DB35 et DB45
  • Gearboxes: 372,349 units


The Sevilla plant is in line with the Renault Group's environmental strategy with the production of gearboxes for electrical and hybrid vehicles. We rely on an efficient innovation and an Environmental Management System to reduce our carbon footprint and minimize our impact on the environment during the entire manufacturing process of our products.

Environmental policy (In local language only)


The tools and methodologies of the Alliance Production Way as well as the high skill level of our team ensure the quality of our products and services. We are proud to work everyday to ensure the satisfaction of our customers.

Quality policy (In local language only)


Since 1 July 2023, the Sevilla plant is part of the new Horse entity, which specialises in the design and manufacture of advanced combustion and hybrid engines.

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Manufacturing Approval for the DB35 hybrid gearbox in Seville

On 10 February, the Seville plant obtained the production agreement for the mass production of the new DB35 gearbox which will equip the Clio, Captur, Mégane and Arkana in the Renault E-Tech range.

Our history
Back to the key dates
  • 1966: Renault buys ISA, a gearbox manufacturing company, and creates the Sevilla plant
  • 1983: series production of JB 4/5 gearbox begins and inauguration of Sevilla 2.
  • 1990: series production of JB 0/1 gearbox.
  • 2001: spherical Differential Casing production begins.
  • 2003: conversion of the assembly line to handle both JB and JH gearboxes.
  • 2005: start of production of the TL4 gearbox, the first gearbox's Alliance Renault-Nissan.
  • 2008: 50th anniversary of gearboxes manufacturing at the Sevilla plant.
  • 2010 : 20,000,000 gearboxes produced.
  • 2011: JH base gearbox start of production. Record of production : 1 million gearboxes produced in one year.
  • 2012: inauguration of a new crankcase machining line.
  • 2014: go-ahead given to produce the semi-robotised JE3 and JS3 gearboxes. New training centre opens
  • 2015: 25 million gearboxes produced.
  • 2016: signature Renault Espana Industrial Plan and announcement of new tx30 and tx26 projects.
  • 2018: manufacturing agreement and start of mass production of the Tx26 and TX30 (TL6) gearboxes.
  • 2020: 30 million gearboxes produced.
  • 2021: Announcement of two new gearboxes at the Seville plant in 2022 and 2024.
  • 2022: Start-up of Factory Sevilla for the reconditioning of passenger cars and manufacture of gearboxes for hybrid cars.
  • 2023: on 1 July, the Sevilla plant becomes part of the Horse entity.

Contact us

Renault Sevilla
Medina y Galnares, 62
41015 Sevillabr/> Spain

+ 34 95 450 50 00