Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

US automotive supplier coming to Bytča

THE US automotive industry supplier TRW has begun construction on a Sk800-900 million factory in Bytča in northwestern Slovakia to produce plastic components for KIA Motors Slovakia, PSA Peugeot Citroen and the German BMW.

The factory should be completed in 2008, Bytča Mayor Peter Korec told the Pravda daily.

"The first part of the factory will start production in the first half of next year, creating 250 to 300 jobs. After the second part is completed in 2008, around 700 people should work there," Korec said.

Top stories

A Slovak prisoner tattooed in Auschwitz, remained silent until he grew very old

Lale Sokolov fell in love in the concentration camp; only those close to him knew his story.

A tattoo, illustrative stock photo

Kiska: Only president can bestow awards

President Andrej Kiska turned to Constitutional Court over the law on state awards recently passed by the government.

President Andrej Kiska granting awards, January 1, 2018

Global warming is a myth, claims a hoax

According to recent hoaxes published online, snow in the Sahara disproves global warming and milk can block airways.

The snowfall in Sahara can be seen in this satellite picture.

Blog: Are flying cars coming to the skies?

At least 19 companies, including a Slovak one, are currently developing flying car planes, but there are still many issues that must be worked out.

AeroMobil