Dacia logo – Dacia is one of Renault-Nissan belonging to Romanian car manufacturer . Dacia is the former brand name and today’s brands and corporate name of Romanian car manufacturer UAP in Pitesti (EAP is the acronym for Uzina de Autoturisme Piteşti translated Pitesti car factory ). The name of Dacia is a reference to the history of Romania as a Roman province of Dacia (Latin: Dacia). As the original trademark was used with a shield emblem in the upper part of standing acronym UAP , including one in the box standing on rocks and the sprawling wing eagle.
In Western Europe were the less common from 1975 to 8th December 2006 produced and on the body of the Dacia 1300-based utility vehicles with open cargo space: Dacia Pick-up , Dacia Drop Side and Dacia Double Cab, the vehicles were in the final construction period from 2004 to 2006 equipped with diesel engines from Renault and possessed either a electro-pneumatically selectable four-wheel drive . The drop-side was equipped with a short, two-seat cabin and an extra-wide cargo area with fold-down side panels. The Pick-Up had a two-seat cabin and a cargo area with rear door. The Double Cab had an extended cab and was approved for five people, the rear cargo area was correspondingly shorter. In 31 years of production at about 320,000 vehicles of this type were produced. The production was set to expand to include economically much more lucrative production of the Dacia Logan (about 150,000 vehicles in 2006) can. The sales of this model is handled by the Renault dealer.
The company is now a full Dacia Renault subsidiary. Since 2004, the plants in Mioveni and Pitesti only the Dacia Logan , the Dacia Sandero and trucks manufactured with an open cargo area. The Renault Logan is a direct development, which is sold in Eastern Europe for about 5000 € (plus VAT). Since June 2005, there is a version of Western Europe with strike prices below € 7200. This undercuts Dacia / Renault all the features of the vehicles of comparable size in Western Europe. In 2008, the monthly wage of an average of 285 employees in Pitesti, according to other sources around 400 €. In the same year joined the majority of employees in a strike demanding a wage increase of 50, according to other sources of 60 percent. Dacia was in season 2009/2010 official main and shirt sponsor of the Hamburg soccer club FC St. Pauli .