Dacia, record export of 6,000 automobiles to Algeria

Dacia, record export of 6,000 automobiles to Algeria

 

Dacia exported Friday to Algeria 6,000 vehicles manufactured by the Mioveni plant, the automaker informs in a press release, this being the biggest batch of units delivered abroad in a single shipment, since French group Renault took over the plant in 1999. The cars will be embarked in the Constanta port on a ship called ‘A Ladybug,’ one of the largest of its kind. ‘A Ladybug’ has a top loading capacity of 8,000 vehicles. The lot of 6,000 cars includes the models Logan, Sandero, Symbol and Duster, displaying the brands of Dacia and Renault. The loading of the vehicles on the ship took four days. ‘A Ladybug’ can transport a maximum load of 8,000 vehicles, is 232 metres long, 32 m wide 52 m high and has 12 decks.The success of the automaker abroad continues. Dacia obtained in Q1 a market share of 0.33 pc in the United Kingdom, through the registration of 1,978 automobiles, thus ranking 22nd out of 41 brands at its debut in this country, according to the British Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.In March, Dacia reached 1,651 registrations and a market share of 0.42 pc.