Six new models are being manufactured or are about to go into production in a global or European exclusivity
During the first eight months of 2022, vehicle production decreased by 1% compared to the same period of the previous year, to
a total of 1,399,262 unitss throughout the year.
By vehicle type, compared to the same period in 2021, production of passenger cars and SUVs increased by 10.3% in July with 116,752 units, and 83% in August with 94,915 units. Similarly, the production of commercial and industrial vehicles registered positive data both in July (2.3%), with 35,599 units, and in August (8.1%), with 16,909 units.
In the first eight months of 2022,
the export They recorded a slight decrease of -1.8% compared to 2021. A total of 1,195,717 units were exported up to the month of August.
All these numbers mean that Spain is currently second in car production. Also in the last months or before the end of this year
new models A total of 6 new cars will be added to the current list of cars produced on Spanish territory.
Renault is attacking one of the busiest segments with its new Austral, made in Palencia. The C SUV. Available in two engines, a light hybrid and a conventional, the price will be around 30,000 euros.
It is a ‘fastback’ with SUV aesthetics assembled on the CMP multi-energy platform, the same used by the C4, a model with which it coexists at the Stellantis plant in Madrid. There are diesel, petrol and electric versions.
The first exclusive Cupra model (without being a Seat version) has achieved great worldwide success in a short time. The range is very extensive, with petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid versions, with power ratings from 150 to 390 hp.
The model has commercial and passenger versions, with combustion engines and also 100% electric. It offers a payload of up to 800 kg or two Euro pallets, which can reach a ton in the thermal versions.
It has been specially developed for the European market and offers five engine and transmission combinations, two of which are hybrid. It is a B-segment SUV, like the Renault Captur, with which it shares many elements.
Available in Van version for freight, Combi or glazed for tourism and commercial use, and Verso, with a minivan approach. With 75, 100 and 130 hp diesel engine, it was assembled in Vigo and is now available from dealers.
For the first time in its history, the Landaben factory is producing three cars simultaneously: the Polo, the T-Cross and the new Taigo. It is an SUV Coupé available with front-wheel drive and a petrol engine with 95 to 150 hp power.
In July, the production of zero- and low-emission vehicles (electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, conventional hybrids, natural gas and LPG) increased by 5.3% compared to the same period of the previous year, with a total of 22,685 units . A rate maintained in August, rising 61.7%, rising to 14,928 units. In the past month, this type of vehicle represented 13.4% of the total production quota of vehicles in Spain.
Source: La Verdad