ICEX-Invest in Spain | Stellantis is the only manufacturer that produces 100% electric cars in each of its three Spanish plants: Peugeot e-2008 (Vigo), Citroën ë-C4 (Madrid) and Opel Corsa-e (Zaragoza). With more than six decades of experience in commercial vehicle production and a pioneer in the field of electromobility the Italian–French–United States The international automotive group has now launched a new generation of 100% electric utility and multi-purpose vehicles that are produced in Vigo. Installed in System 2, on the EMP2 multi-energy platform, Peugeot e-Partner and e-Rifter, Citroën ë-Berlingo and ë-Berlingo Van as well as Opel Combo-e Life and Combo-e Cargo offer “zero” emissions Solution, which is scheduled to begin marketing in the last quarter of 2021.
“The Vigo Center is proud to continue to produce light commercial vehicles from Peugeot, Citroën and Opel. to continue more than six decades of know-how and tradition. In addition to our experience, we also bring our pioneering character to the production of electric vehicles, an activity that we started in 1995, when this technology was not well known, and into which we incorporate the latest technological advances, ”said Ignacio Bueno, Director of the Stellantis Center in Vigo.
Since its inception The Vigo Center has the experience and everything that is required for the production of light commercial vehicles. In these 63 years of activity, the Vigo plant has produced more than 7 million light commercial vehicles. This center will produce 91 electric vehicles per day in September and reach a production level of 224 units per day in November. To achieve this level of production, an additional 33 million euros were invested in the plant with more than 10,000 hours of training. For José Antonio León Capitán, Director of Communications and Institutional Relations at Stellantis Iberia, “with the production of these six new 100% electric commercial and multipurpose models in Vigo, Stellantis continues its commitment to industrial decarbonisation in Spain, and strengthen its status as a leader in the production of zero-emission vehicles in our country; and the consolidation of the commercial range of electric vehicles, and by the end of the year, the different brands will have up to 40 models, covering most market segments and all types of customer needs. “
The industrialization project for light commercial vehicles and multi-purpose vehicles is supported by the office of the second vice president and the Ministry of Economy, Enterprise and Innovation of the Regional Government of Galicia through the Galicia Innovation Agency.