Two automotive manufacturers choose Central Slovakia

TWO new automotive industry suppliers are coming to Slovakia. Continental Teves from Germany has chosen the city Zvolen and Johnson Controls, a German-US firm, will take its investment near the town of Lučenec, state run news agency TASR reported.

The information is part of a summary of the investment agency SARIO's activities published by the Economy Ministry.

Continental Teves plans to invest Sk2.2 billion (€55.5 million) into a plant for the manufacture of brake system components. The firm wants to employ 510 people by 2009.

Johnson Controls's planned factory, will produce car seat covers worth Sk1 billion (€25 million) and will employ up to 340.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

News digest: Penta partner Haščák reportedly charged with corruption after a police raid

Anti-communist fighters will receive pensions. Sunk tugboat being drawn out of the water.

Jaroslav Haščák

Car industry needs to jump on the latest trends

Economy minister promises extensive support for hydrogen technologies in Slovakia.

The Hydrogen Technology Research Centre (CVVT) is to be launched at the end of 2020 or beginning of 2021 in Košice to do R&D in this field.

Responsibility goes hand in hand with EU advantages, says President Čaputová

President Zuzana Čaputová spoke with Vice President of the European Commission for Values and Transparency, Věra Jourová.

President Zuzana Čaputová

Half of all parents lack time to help their children with distance learning

Some have a hard time motivating their children, others do not understand the curriculum.