Passat returns to VW plant in Bratislava after 30 years

Moving production of the Volkswagen Passat and Škoda Superb to Bratislava will account for half of the planned €1 billion investment.

The very first VW Passat produced in the Bratislava VW plant in December 1991.The very first VW Passat produced in the Bratislava VW plant in December 1991. (Source: Courtesy of VW Slovakia)

The Volkswagen Passat, a large family car model of the German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen, was the first car manufactured in the group’s plant in Bratislava back in December 1991. The plant will manufacture the latest generation of this iconic model as of 2023. It will produce also the flagship of the Czech automotive industry, the Škoda Superb.

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“Volkswagen Slovakia deserved the trust of the group and was rewarded for it,” said Oliver Grünberg, chairman of the board of Volkswagen Slovakia, when informing about details of the new production project announced by the group on Friday, November 13.

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