Dawn of the Dacia: how Romania's no-thrills car maker raced ahead
Walking through the assembly plant at Dacia's sprawling factory complex in Mioveni, 80 miles north-west of Bucharest, Cristian Negoita talks proudly of the factory's output. “We make about 65 cars an hour, 1,389 a day,” says the 25-year company veteran ...
Can Renault Keep Dacia, Its Romanian Auto Brand, Cheap?
When Viorel Oprea started working at the ragtag Dacia auto factory in communist Romania in the 1980s, it was a sweatshop in the summer. In the winter, Oprea had to layer three coats to stay warm. Today the factory is bright and spotless, air ...
Dacia steps out from Renault shadow
IS RENAULT on a Stepway to Heaven — to borrow from the classic song title from Led Zeppelin — when it comes to the Dacia brand, its Romanian subsidiary? This week's drive, the staggeringly inexpensive Dacia Sandero Stepway, certainly gives rise to ...
It's the Dacia pick-up truck!
Dacia wants to gauge public reception on such a vehicle, which features the company's new front 'brand identity' (read: face), and some styling cues first seen on the D-Cross concept from a couple of years ago. There is precious little information to ...
Dacia does its own Duster pickup with new Oroch [w/video]
Dacia Duster Oroch pick-up truck at 2014 Sao Paulo show
SAO PAULO SHOW: Dacia ute concept
Dacia hits three million sales across Europe
While Dacia is quickly finding its feet in this country, there's no doubt it is also building a huge customer base around Europe. During the first half of 2014, it registered the biggest increase in sales of any brand in the market, at over 36%. Both ...
Dacia sells 3000000 cars in the last decade
Dacia sells 3 million cars in 10 years
Romania's Dacia reaches 3 million cars sold since it became an international ...
Dacia Thrives as Europe's Cheapest Cars Revive Romania
Viorel Oprea practically shudders as he recalls working at the Dacia auto factory in communist Romania. The plant in the town of Mioveni was a tumbledown collection of gray-concrete buildings surrounded by rusty barbed-wire fences. In the summer it was ...
Bloomberg: Dacia, Europe's cheapest cars, revive Romania
Dacia Duster Laureate 4x4: long-term test review
There's no denying the Dacia Duster represents brilliant value for money. Prices start at just £9,495 for the entry-level petrol-powered version, while our Laureate dCi 110 4x4-diesel model is £15,495, which is thousands less than a basic VW Golf. Yet ...
Dacia cars: what is the secret of their success?
In 2013, its first year of full sales back in the UK, Dacia registered a total of 17,146 cars. That figure eclipsed more mainstream rivals like Jaguar and Alfa Romeo. But how did a relatively unknown manufacturer from the one of the strictest former ...
France: Dacia's annual picnic reunites 14000 fans
Dacia Duster updated for 2015
The Dacia Duster has been given some minor visual tweaks inside and out for 2015. On sale now, prices start from £9,495 for the entry-level compact SUV, rising to £15,495 for the flagship Laureate model in 4x4 guise. What's new is the chrome front ...
Dacia Duster refreshed for 2015
Styling and trim upgrades for Dacia Duster
2015 Dacia Duster Facelift for UK Market Unveiled [Photo Gallery]
Dacia mulling Sandero RS hot hatch
Renault's budget sub-brand Dacia is working on a hot range-topping version of the Sandero. These spy shots show a subtly tweaked Sandero undergoing tests conducted by Renaultsport, the performance kings behind the Nürburgring-busting Megane 275 ...
Dacia Sandero Midnight launched
Dacia Launches High-Spec “Midnight Edition” Sandero in the UK
Dacia launches new limited edition Sandero Midnight