The SAIPA company was established in 1966 and
started to manufacture a version of the Citroen Dyane, and a pick up.
company also built the Renault 5 in the nineteen seventies and in the
nineteen eighties built a Nissan pick up car. In the early nineteen
nineties it built the Renault 21 and later built the Kia Pride.
With effect from 2000, the company started to
assemble the Xantia.