Automobile Dacia is a Romanian car manufacturer that takes its name from the historic region that constitutes the present-day Romania. The company was established in 1966. In 1999, after 33 years, the Romanian government sold Dacia to the French car manufacturer Groupe Renault. It is Romania’s largest company by revenue and the largest exporter, constituting 8% of the country’s total exports in 2018. In 2019, the company sold 736,654 passenger and commercial vehicles.