Citroën C-Elysée in Vigo assembly line
The automobile sector for Spain is very important. According to data from the National Statistics Institute (INE) the manufacture, sale and repair of vehicles in Spain represent almost a 7 per cent of our gross domestic product. Such is the importance that Spain is one of the few countries in the world that has 17 production centres working at a good pace to cater both domestic demand and the external.
The main factories that can be found in Spain are the Seat in Martorell (which is the largest of all the installed), that of Ford Almussafes, GM-Opel in Figueruelas, Volkswagen in Navarre, the centers of PSA (Peugeot – Citroen) in Vigo and Villaverde and Renault in Palencia. These together with others of Nissan, Mercedes-Benz e Iveco manufactured models very important for other markets international and together with the European.
The good news comes from the hand of the Spanish Association of car and truck manufacturers (ANFAC). According to their data them factories Spanish feature with load of work enough as to continue pulling of the sector of the automobile Spanish until the year 2020. This is due to the good conditions of work achieved in the factories which have allowed the award world exclusive of one larger number of models for them.
According to the data of ANFAC the production of them six first months of the year is has located in 1.6 million of cars, what assumes a 11 percent rather than the year previous (2015). If them factories continue this rhythm them forecasts initial is will be exceeded and can is reach them 2.8 million of units produced facing them 2.7 million estimated initially.
Finally, we must mention that some 80 percent of this production is destined for external markets. This located to the sector of the automobile as piece key to improve the balance of exports in it economy Spanish and gives arguments to them factories Spanish to receive new models in their lines productive.
Source – Anfac