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Car producers in Slovakia

-Volkswagen Slovakia,www.volkswagen.sk Volkswagen Slovakia is the oldest and biggest carmaker in Slovakia.

-Volkswagen Slovakia,www.volkswagen.sk Volkswagen Slovakia is the oldest and biggest carmaker in Slovakia.

-PSA Peugeot Citroën Slovakia,www.psa-slovakia.sk The PSA Peugeot Citroën Slovakia car plant near Trnava is the most technologically advanced in the entire PSA Peugeot Citroën group.

-Kia Motors Slovakia,www.kia.sk Kia Motors Slovakia is the most recent carmaker to arrive in Slovakia and is the South Korean manufacturer’s only plant in Europe.

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PM Fico before Smer congress: I don’t want to run for president

At the party congress, vice-chairman of the ruling party, Marek Maďarič, has been replaced by Richard Raši. Otherwise, no major changes have taken place.

L-R: PM Robert Fico, outgoing Žilina governor adn Smer vice-chair Juraj Blanár, Culture Minister and resigned vice-chair Marke Maďarič, and his successor in party position, Košice Mayor Richard Raši at Decemebr 9 congress.

The increasingly rare wood grouse is being driven out of Slovakia's forests

Foresters plant too many trees in bare areas destroying the natural habitat of western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus).

Wood grouse

Automation is finding its way

Autonomous vehicles and process connections through Logistics 4.0 are the biggest trends in Slovakia.

Online retailer Amazon opened its new returns centre in Sereď in mid-November.