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Investment in Northern France : Mobility | Mobiliteit

Prysmian Draka Filéca, aerospace, investment

Prysmian Draka Filéca invests in Beauvais plant

30 Jan 2018 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

The world leader in energy and telecom cables is investing €7 million at its site in Hauts-de-France to shift production of key raw materials in-house.

Schaeffler Calais

Schaeffler set for a good year in Calais

29 Jan 2018 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

In a vote of confidence for its Hauts-de-France plant, Schaeffler opts to shift chain drive production from the US to Calais and export back to the American market.

automobile, toyota, investment

Toyota Valenciennes: €300M investment and 700 jobs

24 Jan 2018 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

During a visit to the Toyota plant in Hauts-de-France on Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed a €300 million investment to modernize the facility.

Wuhan-Dourges freight line

New Wuhan-Dourges rail link for Décathlon

09 Nov 2017 | Front page, Mobility, A region on the move

On Monday, November 20, a freight train from China will pull into the Décathlon warehouse in Dourges, launching a new weekly rail service between Hauts-de-France and Wuhan, in eastern China.

BYD France

BYD gears up for production, hiring now

25 Sep 2017 | Front page, Investment, Mobility

In March 2017, China’s BYD group announced its decision to open an electric bus assembly plant near Beauvais, in Hauts-de-France. The firm is now seeking suppliers and looking to recruit 100 staff as the...

Aerospace soars in Hauts-de-France

08 Sep 2017 | Front page, Mobility, A region on the move

The aerospace industry is booming in Hauts-de-France. With some 100 companies and a workforce of 8,500, the sector offers quality infrastructure and skilled employees to industry players that seek to do...

Stelia Aerospace has invested €70 million in its production site at Méaulte, now one of Europe’s most modern aircraft plants

Aircraft factory of the future in Méaulte

18 Apr 2017 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

Stelia Aerospace has invested €70 million in a complete overhaul of its Méaulte production plant, making this site in the Somme area of Hauts-de-France one of Europe’s most modern aircraft factories.

BYD in Hauts-de-France

BYD chooses Hauts-de-France

21 Mar 2017 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

China’s BYD is investing over €10 million in an electric bus assembly plant in Allonne, near Beauvais.

New Yaris made in Hauts-de-France

New Yaris in production at Toyota’s Onnaing plant

20 Feb 2017 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

Toyota’s plant in Onnaing, a suburb of Valenciennes, will begin producing the seventh version of the Yaris hybrid in March. In 2016, France manufactured 237,000 of these cars—more than any other automobile....

Alstom-Bombardier consortium wins the contract of the century

Alstom-Bombardier consortium wins trainset contract for Paris commuter rail system’s Lines D and E

19 Jan 2017 | Front page, Mobility, A region on the move

The €3.7 billion deal is the largest order ever financed by STIF, the Paris Region’s transport authority, and the largest tender process for rolling stock ever handled by French rail company SNCF. Alstom’s...

MBK: Yamaha’s factory in Saint-Quentin

MBK’s winning strategy

23 Nov 2016 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

In the mobility sector, one scooter manufacturer stands out—and you’ll find them in Saint-Quentin, right here in Hauts-de-France. Innovative flair and market adaptability have made MBK Yamaha’s top factory in...

Amazon Northern France

Amazon expands in Hauts-de-France

14 Oct 2016 | Front page, Investment, Mobility

Once again, Northern France is the e-commerce giant’s region of choice.

Rail industry in Northern France—Faiveley’s contracts

Rail news: Faiveley wins contracts worth €60m

31 May 2016 | Mobility, A region on the move

French rail systems specialist Faiveley Transport has won a series of contracts with Bombardier Transport to outfit 355 train cars recently ordered by Belgium’s SNCB.

Logistics are big in Northern France

Calling all logistics professionals

27 May 2016 | Mobility, A region on the move

Four top global experts in logistics will take the stage in Northern France on May 31 to share methods and insights, at an event co-organized by Euralogistic and Fapics

Close ties link Port of Rotterdam and Ports de Lille

23 May 2016 | A region on the move, Mobility

Rotterdam Port Connector and Ports de Lille celebrate link-up—and invite you to a special event in Seclin on May 26.

Northern France a key production region for PSA Group

PSA Group bounces back in Northern France

28 Apr 2016 | Mobility

PSA Group—formerly PSA Peugeot-Citroën—is back to center stage, powered by its “Push to pass” strategy. With recovery now underway, the future looks bright for the company and its three production sites in...

Sevelnord to produce three new vans in Northern France

Car industry: New vehicles from Sevelnord

27 Jan 2016 | Front page, A region on the move, Mobility

The Sevelnord plant in Northern France is set to manufacture three new vans, jointly developed by PSA Peugeot Citroën and Toyota under a partnership aimed at bringing a competitive product to market.

immersive forklift training simulator - Northern France

Industrial simulators—Audace scores a success

20 Aug 2015 | ICT, Mobility, A region on the move

There's talent on tap when it comes to information and communications technology (ICT) in Northern France. A close-up look at e-learning solution specialist Audace, now developing simulators for industry.

Talisman - Renault - automotive - Lille Region

Talisman, Renault’s latest sedan, enters production in Douai

10 Aug 2015 | A region on the move, Mobility

Renault’s all-new Talisman sedan is rolling off the line at the French carmaker’s Douai plant in Northern France—now a strategic site for top-end vehicles. This latest launch comes on the heels of the New...

recycled plastics for the automotive industry  Lille Region

Northern France takes the lead in recycled plastics for the automotive industry

08 Jul 2015 | Mobility, Advanced Materials, A region on the move

As consumers become more conscious of the environment, the automotive industry is shifting gears to meet new expectations. Finding ways to incorporate recycled plastics into new cars is a major part of this...