The career of the current Renault Kangoo is far from over, since Renault will not be replaced as current 2020 while the current model will give birth to a clone, the Nissan NV250, 2019.
During the visit of the president of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, Carlos Ghosn announced the future of the plant of Maubeuge, as well as that of the family Kangoo.
Of his visit to the site of Maubeuge, Emmanuel Macron will be mostly retained his vivid explanation with a worker of the Renault. Beyond that, ceo Carlos Ghosn presented the five-year plan for the factory in the north which will benefit from an investment of 450 million euros and the recruitment of 200 employees in 2019.
By mid-year 2019, the plant of Maubeuge will produce for the account of Nissan, the NV250 , which will replace the NV200. This will be, neither more nor less than a clone of the current Renault Kangoo. In parallel, Renault will provide the Traffic to Mitsubishi for the markets of australia and new zealand.
New Kangoo delayed
After a stop of production since July 2018 in its version ludospace, the Renault Kangoo will be new product from January 2019. A pause, which is explained by the implementation of the Euro standard 6d-temp engine 1.5 dCi. But if we have a time to think about the production of the third-generation Kangoo, it turns out that it will not arrive in dealerships before the fall of 2020 to the utility. This delay leaves the field free for the PSA group, including the marketing of the new Citroën Berlingo Van, Opel Combo Cargo and Peugeot Partner, began this month.
To resume the hand, the Kangoo III (just like its cousin, the Mercedes Citan will be a couple of innovations such as opening side doors, without mid foot, a first in this segment, which will facilitate the access on board for the artisans. It will also have on a new technical basis, CMF-C and an electric version is more powerful.