Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Car sales in Europe plummet; Slovakia also affected

Sales of cars in the European Union in January fell to their lowest level since 1990, when car-sales data first started to be released, the Sme daily reported on Wednesday, February 19.

Sales of cars in the European Union in January fell to their lowest level since 1990, when car-sales data first started to be released, the Sme daily reported on Wednesday, February 19.

Among the carmakers producing in Slovakia, only Kia, which has a plant in Žilina, recorded overall growth in sales. PSA Peugeot Citroen, which has a plant in Trnava, is restricting output due to weaker demand, but still plans to produce more cars in Trnava as orders for the C3 Picasso model it makes there have increased slightly, Sme added. Volkswagen’s plant in Bratislava is reported to be more oriented towards the Chinese market.

Source: Sme

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

Top stories

You do not need to sympathise with LGBTI to support their rights

The lawmakers need to act before the next Oliari comes to the Strasbourg court to sue Slovakia.

Ombudswoman Maria Patakyova addresses the Pride participants.

Preparation of young journalists lags

Editors and students complain about the lack of practical training at journalism schools and missing links with the realities of the media market.

International students travel to attend world leading universities. So they did in the past.

Raslavice village creates jobs; constructs wellness centre

By using eurofunds and state aid new Mayor of Raslavice Marek Rakoš thus created some 80 jobs in two years.

Fico: We are ready to discuss the 13th salary

The prime minister also presented reasons why Slovakia should be in the EU core.

PM Robert Fico