Iveco Defence Vehicles celebrates the opening of the new Romanian plant

Iveco Defence Vehicles celebrates the opening of the new Romanian plant
After the groundbreaking ceremony held in August 2020 in Petresti (DB), Romania, the new
production plant has rapidly been built and the production ramp-up has already started in
February thanks to a solid industrial partnership. The inauguration took place on April 9th

Bolzano, April 12th 2021
In December 2019, Iveco Defence Vehicles signed an order with the Romanian Ministry of
National Defence as part of a framework agreement, which includes the delivery of more than
2,900 high mobility trucks. Some months later, in August 2020, the groundbreaking ceremony
was held in the Romanian automotive district Petresti (Dambovita), Romania.
The pandemic has been a challenge to the entire supply chain in Europe but the company’s
commitment to the Romanian Ministry of National Defence is solid: construction works have been
rapidly completed and the new assembly line dedicated to the National Armed Forces is now
ready to be operative.
President of the Senate Anca Dana Dragu, President of the Chamber of Deputies Ludovic Orban,
Minister of Energy Virgil-Daniel Popescu, General Secretary of the Ministry of National Defence
Georgeta Gavrila and His Excellency the Ambassador of Italy Marco Giungi were present at the
opening ceremony.
Claudio Catalano, Iveco Defence Vehicles’ CEO, who was attending the ceremony as well, stated:
“Our collaboration with Romania, which dates back to 2015, is today fully strengthened: this
inauguration reveals how our strong commitment continues, including important local investments
and collaborations”.
According to the contract, series production of the vehicles is expected to begin in short with an
estimated productive capacity of up to 440 units per year, counting also on the production support of Iveco Defence Vehicles’ Italian plants.

Iveco Defence Vehicles is a brand of CNH Industrial N.V., a World leader in Capital Goods listed on the New York Stock
Exchange (NYSE: CNHI) and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario of the Borsa Italiana (MI: CNHI). Iveco Defence
Vehicles is dedicated to delivering innovative automotive and protection solutions to meet the needs of military customers
worldwide. The company manufactures specialist logistic, protected and armoured vehicles in its facility in Bolzano in
Northern Italy, as well as marketing Iveco’s full commercial range, adapted as necessary to meet the demands of the
military user. In consequence, Iveco Defence Vehicles has a full range of vehicles to meet a broad spectrum of defence
applications. More information can be found on the website:
CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) is a global leader in the capital goods sector with established industrial
experience, a wide range of products and a worldwide presence. Each of the individual brands belonging to the Company
is a major international force in its specific industrial sector: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and Steyr for tractors and
agricultural machinery; Case and New Holland Construction for earth moving equipment; Iveco for commercial vehicles;
Iveco Bus and Heuliez Bus for buses and coaches; Iveco Astra for quarry and construction vehicles; Magirus for firefighting
vehicles; Iveco Defence Vehicles for defence and civil protection; and FPT Industrial for engines and transmissions. More information information can be found on the corporate website:

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