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Volkswagen Slovakia starts two-shift production of small cars

Production of automobiles from Volkswagen’s new Small Family series assembled at the Bratislava Volkswagen plant has been made a two-shift operation as of November 7, the SITA newswire reported.

Production of automobiles from Volkswagen’s new Small Family series assembled at the Bratislava Volkswagen plant has been made a two-shift operation as of November 7, the SITA newswire reported.

Serial production of the first model in the Volkswagen Up! lineup started in Bratislava in August of this year and production of the Škoda Citigo and the SEAT Mii started later.

Preparations for production of the new cars began in 2009 and Volkswagen Slovakia made investments of €308 million. About 1,500 new jobs were opened the Bratislava plant, the company's spokesman, Vladimír Machalík, told SITA.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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