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Slovaks to produce high-tech hybrids

MADE-IN-SLOVAKIA labels on hybrid electric cars might soon become a reality. Volkswagen will invest tens of millions of euros in production of hybrid electric cars in its Bratislava-based plants, according to company board member Michael Macht, as reported by the Hospodárske Noviny (HN) financial daily on March 6.

MADE-IN-SLOVAKIA labels on hybrid electric cars might soon become a reality. Volkswagen will invest tens of millions of euros in production of hybrid electric cars in its Bratislava-based plants, according to company board member Michael Macht, as reported by the Hospodárske Noviny (HN) financial daily on March 6.

The announcement will affect production of hybrid versions of the Volkswagen Touareg, Audi Q7 and Porsche Cayenne SUVs.

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