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Renault will eliminate in June the shift of weekend and holidays in the factory of Palencia

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Renault has announced on Friday that it will eliminate the weekend and holiday shift implanted almost a year ago at the Palencia factory to supply the high demand of Mégane and Kadjar in its launch phase.

Renault launched Mégane in 2016 and Kadjar in 2015, both produced at the Palencia factory, forcing the plant to activate a weekend and festive work shift to meet the high demand that exists when the models are In the launch phase, according to a statement from the company.

“Once the launch phase of both models is completed, the Palencia factory will recover its normal activity volumes, maintaining three shifts: morning, afternoon and night.” For this reason, the company expects that from June, the activity of the weekend and holidays shift, activated almost a year ago, will cease.

The company also explains that the commercial reception of both Mégane and Kadjar was a “success” in the 39 countries in which both models are marketed and as an example indicated that the Renault Group in Spain has become the leader of the segment “Crossover C “thanks to sales of the Kadjar.

As for Mégane, “absolute leader in Spain for 12 years,” the multinational highlights that doubled sales volumes in the country during the last part of last year, becoming “the leader of the Spanish market in December 2016.”

03/17/2017 – EL ECONOMISTAN (Translation Soft)

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