At the heart of the Grand Est, Moselle is the leading French region for automotive equipment, and of the cross-border Grande Région. This sector represents 450,000 employees, 2,500 companies and nearly 2 million vehicles produced. The automotive industry provides more than 20,000 jobs in Moselle.
First French region for automotive equipment
THE WORLD'S LEADING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS
Moselle is home to the world’s leading equipment manufacturers: CONTINENTAL, ZF, MAGNA, THYSSENKRUPP, PANASONIC, CLARIOS, RHEINMETALL…
The Moselle region has more than 140 small and medium-sized subcontractors from rank 1 to rank 3, which generate 10% of their turnover from the automotive industry (excluding logistics). These companies will be exporting over 4 billion euros worth of automotive products and equipment by 2021.
Moselle has a number of major manufacturers in its territory:
- STELLANTIS, with the world’s largest engine and diesel plant / gearbox. It is also the leading private employer in Moselle, investing in electrification
- INEOS AUTOMOTIVE which will launch the Grenadier in 2022
- PIERBURG is a leading automotive supplier. It manufactures water, oil and vacuum pumps. Its research center specialized in engine cooling systems is also located in France