Basescu attended the opening of a Renault technical centre at Titu, Dambovita County.
“Renault’s investment in Romania will be one of the highly successful achievements in the industrial future of Romania. The investment has already reached 1.4 billion euros and it is scheduled to reach 2.2 billion euro at the close of 2010”, he said.
He also mentioned that the opening of the centre at Titu is in fact the close of a chain.
Basescu said the 2007’s production of 230,000 automobiles went to Europe, 80,000 of which to France and 60,000 to Germany.
According to the president, this is proof to Dacia-Renault having turned into a competitive company.
Today, the notion of automobile involves the idea of increased comfort and safety, and the automobile is the most seriously affected by the competition started off worldwide to diminish pollution levels. What is happening with Renault Technologie Romania (RTI) is exactly what warrants us that the automobiles made in Romania will be able to cope with such competition”, said Basescu.
He mentioned that this closes the competence circle of the Renault-Dacia Group in Romania.
Basescu also remarked that the Renault investment was made in a responsible way and in respect to Romania.