This was announced in an interview by the group board member responsible for European business, Stefan Müller a uto motor und sport . 'In 2013, thanks to the success of Dacia, we were able to grow faster than any other automaker in Europe, and that will continue in 2014,' said Müller.
Renault is currently in 3rd place
According to the industry association ACEA, Renault and Dacia had sold 1.04 million cars in Europe by the end of October, 147,000 fewer than competitor PSA. Renault increased its market share to 9, 4 percent and is behind the VW Group (25.4%) and PSA (10.8%) in third place. 'By 2017, we want to make Renault the second strongest brand in Europe with our cars and light commercial vehicles,' said Müller.
Due to the growing sales in Europe, Müller hopes that the capacity utilization of the Renault works will also increase. 'The aim is to fully utilize our plants in a two-shift system by 2017.'