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Cars produced in Slovakia in 2008: 575,776 (up by 4,705 compared to 2007)

Cars produced in Slovakia in 2008: 575,776 (up by 4,705 compared to 2007)

Automotive industry revenues in 2008: €19.71 billion (a fall of approximately 5 percent from 2007)

Share of the overall volume of industrial production in 2008: more than 32 percent

Number of employees in the car industry at the end of 2008: approximately 74,000 (of whom about 14,000 were employed directly by major car manufacturers Kia, PSA and Volkswagen)

Average price of motor fuels on April 14: Diesel: €1.050 per litre Petrol (98-octane): €1.147 per litre

Source: Book of Lists, The Slovak Spectator, SITA

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