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Car production in Slovakia rose 14 percent year-on-year in 2011

Automotive producers in Slovakia produced 640,000 cars in 2011, representing an increase of 14 percent year-on-year. The result makes Slovakia 19th worldwide in terms of total number of cars produced, the TASR newswire reported on June 29.

Automotive producers in Slovakia produced 640,000 cars in 2011, representing an increase of 14 percent year-on-year. The result makes Slovakia 19th worldwide in terms of total number of cars produced, the TASR newswire reported on June 29.

Slovakia-based car producers plan to increase production to 925,000 cars in 2012, representing a 45-percent rise year-on-year, marketing and communication manager of the Slovak Information and Marketing Company (SIMS) Patrícia Macíková told TASR.

“There is one risk: that this growth may actually plateau,” said SIMS business director Július Činčala, as quoted by TASR. “However, if the new small-car models take hold, this danger will be averted.”

Source: TASR

Compiled by Radka Minarechová from press reports
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