France – Renault has announced the production of the five millionth unit at its Maubeuge plant in northern France. The vehicle was a Kangoo ZE for La Poste, the French post offi ce, in Forbach.

The 2,000-strong workforce at Maubeuge currently produces seven models ranging from compact LCVs to passenger cars, and from ICEs to electric vehicles: Kangoo Génération 2011; Kangoo Maxi; Kangoo Express Compact; Kangoo Express; Kangoo Express Maxi; Kangoo ZE; and Kangoo Maxi Z.E. In 2012, the plant also started building the Mercedes Citan and in June the same year it launched the new Kangoo range.