Morocco is one of the largest manufacturers of automobiles on the African continent, along with Algeria, South Africa and Egypt.

Morocco automotive industry timeline: 1959 Renault opens a manufacturing plant in Somaca.
go here 1993 Renault ceases production of the Renault 4.
see 2015 PSA Group announces a large investment in a new manufacturing plant in Kenitra, due to open in 2019.
2017 Magneti Marelli (a subsidiary of the Italian company Fiat) will establish a plant to manufacture automotive components in Tangier.
2017 BYD (Chinese electric vehicle maker) signs an agreement to open a factory in Tangier to build battery-powered passenger cars, buses and trucks.