How Many Car Factories are There in Europe?

Mercedes Benz Car
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Have you ever wondered how many automobile assembly plants there are in Europe? If you are curious, you should know that there are currently 301 car factories producing passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, heavy vehicles, buses, engines, and/or batteries on the European continent.

According to the European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ACEA), 134 European plants produce passenger cars, 41 produce light commercial vehicles, 52 handle the production of heavy vehicles, 66 produce buses, 72 produce engines, and 18 produce batteries.

Note that these figures do not include car suppliers, smaller vehicle manufacturers, or custom coachbuilders. In addition to the data of the European Union’s 27 member states, data from the United Kingdom, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan are included.

The factories of Spain

These are the fourteen vehicle factories located on Spanish territory:

Next, we list and classify by country a sizable portion of the factories that are currently in operation, and we describe what each factory manufactures and for which brands.

  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Croatia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • North Macedonia
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Czech Republic
  • United Kingdom
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbian
  • Sweden
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine