FRD Center has been constantly monitoring the automotive sector in Romania and the CE Europe. Manufacturing of automotive components is a dynamic sector in Romania, benefitting from ongoing foreign investments, M&A interest from foreign players, an educated and productive labour force and a long tradition of industrial manufacturing, plastics production, metal working and casting.
Romania is an attractive market for the foreign manufacturers of auto components. The domestic market of auto components is dominated by big foreign companies that have manufacturing facilities in Romania, such as: Continental, Michelin, Autoliv, Takata, Schaeffler, Johnson Controls, Pirelli, Delphi, TRW Automotive, Leoni, Draxlmaier, Yazaki, Daimler etc.
Some examples of in-depth profiles of automotive players in Romania can be consulted in the FRD Center report-sample at
Tailor-made profiles and details are provided by FRD Center on a demand-basis.
Recent investments in the Romanian Automotive Components Manufacturing sector include:
- Gestamp, the Spanish group specialized in the design, development and manufacturing of components for the auto industry, is expanding on the Romanian market by acquiring the main stakes of the Romanian factory whose main client is Renault-Nissan through its subsidiary, Dacia.
- Chinese company, Ningbo HuaXiang Electronic Co Ltd., active in the automotive components manufacturing field, will invest USD30mil in a new production hall in Romania, which will manufacture spare parts and accessories for German Mercedes cars. The investment’s beneficiary is the German-Romanian company Hib Rolem Trim.
- Japanese car maker, Mitsubishi Motors, is exploring the option of making a green-field investment of around EUR 200 million in an engine plant in Romania, according to government sources
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