Žilina-based Kia halts production

The suspension will last two weeks.

(Source: Courtesy of Kia Motors Slovakia)

Žilina-based company Kia Motors Slovakia was the last carmaker in Slovakia to stay open. This will change soon, since its representatives announced a two-week suspension of its production.

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“With full awareness and responsibility for the health of our employees and their families, and to prevent the coronavirus from spreading, Kia Motors Slovakia will temporarily halt its production for two weeks, starting on March 23,” the company informed.

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The measure does not include staff whose presence in the company is essential, added carmaker’s spokesperson Ján Žgravčák for the TASR newswire.

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