Two million TL4 gearboxes made at Seville plant
06 May 2011 17:30
The Seville plant in Spain celebrated production of its two millonth TL4 gearbox on 28 April. It was a cross-mounted six-speed gearbox with torque of 240Nm that will be sent to Nissan's plant in Chennai, India, to equip the new Nissan Micra. The TL4, launched in 2005, was the first gearbox designed for the Renault-Nissan Alliance.
The Seville site makes more than 120 different parts for gearboxes in the J and TL4 ranges, covering 32% of the Renault Group's requirements. Some 82% of its production is exported to over 30 plants on four continents. With a capacity of 5,650 gearboxes per day, Seville, through its quality and competitiveness, has become an international benchmark in the production of parts and gearboxes for the Renault-Nissan Alliance.