Automobile Dacia is a Romanian car company. Initially the company was founded in partnership with Renault in 1966 and the main factory Dacia was founded in 1968, inColibaşi (now called Mioveni), near Piteşti.
Dacia buying creation tools and the basic design of the Renault 12. However, until the equipment is ready, it was decided to temporarily make the Renault 8 under a license (under license); this car is known as the Dacia 1100. From 1968 to 1971, 37,000 units were produced, with little change until the end of 1969.
In September 1999 Dacia officially bought by Renault. Several types of Dacia cars were exported out of the country using the Renault brand.