BUSINESS BRIEFS

OMV wins Transpetrol stations

The Austrian refinery OMV has won a tender for 13 filling stations owned by the Transpetrol pipeline firm, increasing its market share to 10% of the 743 filling stations registered in Slovakia.

Slovak refinery Slovnaft owns more than 50% of the filling stations in the country.

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News digest: Slovakia opens more testing sites

Slovaks smoke less than 10 years ago. Former tennis player who skipped the vaccination line helped at a hospital.

Journalists' dilemma over the case of the charged Jaroslav Haščák

Investigative reporter Adam Valček writes about what he learned during the Kuciak murder trial and how it applies in the case of the charged co-founder of Penta.

Jaroslav Haščák

Drop in car production lower than expected

Carmakers manufactured 11 percent less cars than in 2019.

Carmakers in Slovakia also produce electric battery and hybrid car models.