Guide to Powertrains: 83 plants that power the auto industry
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Volkswagen, Renault are Europe's engine plant leaders

Guide to Powertrains: 83 plants that power the auto industry

Automotive News Europe's Guide to Powertrains shows the 83 locations where 19 automakers and suppliers produce the engines and transmissions that help drive the auto industry in Europe.

The region's largest automaker, Volkswagen Group, has the biggest powertrain manufacturing footprint with 13 plants, of which four are in its home market, two are in the Czech Republic and one each are in Hungary, Italy, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Spain and the UK.

Renault-Nissan, which recently took control of Russia's largest automaker, AvtoVAZ, is second in terms of powertrain plants, but with a higher geographical concentration.

France and Spain account for a combined six of Renault-Nissan's 11 plants.

Georgia Chapman, Shiraz Ahmed and Rita Forbes contributed

You can reach Douglas A. Bolduc at dbolduc@autonews.com.