Stellantis Hosts President Rebelo de Sousa at Mangualde Plant to Celebrate 60th Anniversary and Present Sustainable Future Projects

Stellantis Hosts President R e belo de Sousa at Mangualde Plant to C elebrate 60th A nniversary and P resent S ust ai nable F uture P rojects His Excellency, the President of the Portuguese Republic, Mr . Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa , attend ed Mangualde Production Center 's 60 th anniversary celebration New Fiat Doblò will join Peugeot Partner, Citroën Berlingo and Opel Combo production and drive Stellantis' Dare Forward 2030 light commercial vehicle leadership ambition Investment in a photovoltaic energy park will cover 31% of the plant 's annual energy need s, supporting its decarbonization efforts Mangualde home to collaborative innovation ecosystem designed to advance manufacturing processes AMSTERDAM, July 7, 2022 – Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares and His Excellency, the President of the Portuguese Republic, Mr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, today celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Mangualde Production Center in Portugal. Stellantis announced that the Fiat Doblò will become the fourth model built on the production line at Mangualde, joining the light commercial vehicle (LCV) line-up of Peugeot Partner, Citroën Berlingo and Opel Combo. "We intend to lead the commercial vehicle market and now with the addition of the Fiat Doblò to Mangualde's portfolio, we will achieve greater efficiency, improve our competitiveness and offer the very best to our professional customers," said Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares. "Today we also celebrate our many team members for their commitment to sustainable production with the installation of the solar energy park that will power one-third of the plant's energy needs once complete. I also want to warmly thank the President for joining me as we honor the automotive industry here in Portugal." "It was important to me to be here today, together with all of you, to celebrate the 60 years of this plant in Mangualde. This factory has had a unique history, overcoming all kinds of crises and managed to resist, and now reaching the present day with an unparalleled reputation, which places it at the top in terms of quality and efficiency overall. As part of Stellantis, Mangualde represents one of the leaders in the transport and mobility sector, one of the most global in the world," said His Excellency, the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. "Today, I came here to hear good news, as Stellantis is adding another brand and another model to this factory's portfolio. And, additionally, the launch of a project that will help Portugal continue leading the climate and energy transition. Congratulations to all!" In a symbolic gesture, the President of ... Full story available on