Volkswagen scraps plans in Turkey and might look at Bratislava instead

Reports suggest the German carmaker might widen its production in its plant in Slovakia.

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German carmaker Volkswagen's dropped plans to build a brand new factory in Turkey could lead to an extension of the number of models produced at the VW plant in Bratislava. The models that might arrive in Bratislava are the Passat and Superb.

“This would increase the usage of the plant’s production capacities and there would be a bigger chance that people in the plant would have work,” said Martin Jesný, an industrial analyst at Revue Priemyslu magazine, as cited by the SITA newswire, adding that an additional advantage would be that these models are different types of models than those currently produced in Bratislava and that they target different markets.

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