- Manual gearboxes: JX16, TX26, TX30, DB35 and DB45
- 372,349 gearboxes
The Sevilla plant has been manufacturing gearboxes for over 60 years, for Renault, Dacia, Nissan and Daimler. It currently covers 33% of Renault Group’s requirements and exports 80% of its output to many Renault Group-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance plants around the world.
FOUNDED IN: 1966
LEGAL FORM AND CAPITAL OWNERSHIP: RT Powertrain Private company (S.L.U.) wholly owned by New H. Powertrain Holding (S.L.U.)
ACTIVITY: Transmissions and circular economy
WORKFORCE: 1,038 people at 31 December 2022
AREA: 21 ha
CERTIFICATIONS: ISO 14001, ISO 9001, SMR and RHP
The Sevilla plant applies Renault Group’s sustainable development strategy to its electric and hybrid vehicle gearbox production process. Our approach is based on fast-tracking innovation and an environmental management system designed to reduce the plant’s carbon footprint while minimising impacts throughout manufacturing processes.
Our highly skilled teams apply the tools and methods in the Alliance Production Way to ensure the quality of our products and services. We are proud to work day after day to earn our customers’ satisfaction.
DB35 hybrid gearbox m approval manufacturing for Sevilla
The Sevilla plant got the green light to start full-scale production of the new DB35 gearbox on 10 February 2023. This gearbox equips the Clio, Captur, Megane and Arkana models in Renault’s E-Tech line-up.
OUR HISTORY – BACK TO THE KEY DATE:
1966: Renault acquired ISA, a gearbox manufacturer, and set up the Sevilla plant.
1983: Started JB 4/5 gearbox production, opened Sevilla 2 plant.
1990: Started JB 0/1 gearbox production.
2001: Began spherical differential casing production.
2003: Converted the assembly line to handle both JB and JH gearboxes.
2005: Started making the TL4 gearbox (the first Renault-Nissan Alliance gearbox).
2008: 50th anniversary of gearbox production at the plant.
2010: 20 million gearbox milestone.
2011: Started manufacturing JH base gearboxes; broke a production record (1 million gearboxes in a single year).
2012: Opened new crankcase machining line.
2014: Got go-ahead to produce semi-robotised JE3 and JS3 gearboxes; opened new training centre.
2015: 25 million gearbox milestone.
2016: Signed Renault España Industrial Plan; announced new projects (Tx30 and Tx26).
2018: Got green light and started producing Tx30 (TL6) and Tx26 gearboxes.
2020: 30 million gearbox milestone.
2021: Announced plans to make two new gearboxes in 2022 and 2024.
2022: Started up the Sevilla Factory to refurbish passenger cars and manufacture gearboxes for hybrid cars.
2023: The Sevilla plant became part of HORSE on 1 July.
HORSE Sevilla plant
Medina y Galnares 62,
+ 34 95 450 50 00