Thursday, March 17, 2011

Volkswagen Slovakia in competition for electro car E-Up! production

Volkswagen Slovakia has applied for production of electric car-Up E!, which will be the first workshop of the largest German carmaker. Electric should reach the market as early as 2013. "Slovakia is still in the game, placed to be. But we are not yet ready to publish our decision, "said the newspaper's economic production Volkswagen boss Michael Macht.

Concern has entrusted the Bratislava plant while producing a new range of family cars New Small Family, wants invests more then 1billion euro  in next five years in Slovakia. "The fact that there are already producing Up!, what means a need for technology. It gives the sense that here E-ups! come to Bratislava plant. On the other hand, we must also consider what number of cars would be produced here, and also important is how we would support for electric cars could be expected from the Slovakian " he told the newspaper Economic Macht. According to him, not only on support for consumers to buy a car, but also for producers, such as tax breaks.

Volkswagen Slovakia officially announced a new lineup Up! early June before last year. Investment worth 308 million. EUR create Bratislava plant directly in the car about 1 500 new jobs. The first three-and five-door vehicles to be manufactured under the brands Volkswagen, Seat and Skoda, leave the car in 2011. Full production capacity is planned in the coming year. Overall, production of Volkswagen Slovakia should increase to 400 thousand. cars per year.

Volkswagen operates in Slovakia through its subsidiary, Volkswagen Slovakia.Before last year ended its management of 57 million profit. euros. Turnover reached 2.94 billion car. euros. In Bratislava plant produces Volkswagen Touareg, Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne body and gearbox. In Martin, the plant to produce components and Manchester are preparing cars for export to Russia.

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