GEFCO Slovakia celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. Luc Nadal, the head of the group, informed journalists about the company history and current results in the region in Bratislava.
Slovakia’s economy, dominated by automakers including Volkswagen Group, PSA Group, Kia and Jaguar Land Rover, slowed unexpectedly in the second quarter when it expanded by 1.9 percent, down from a 3.7 percent rise in the first quarter and missing analysts’ expectations of 3.3 percent growth.
YIT together with local joint venture partner IMMOCAP, has acquired an approximately 3.7-hectare plot in the centre of the Bratislava, in city district Nove mesto on the border with the historic Staré mesto (Old Town) and Ruzinov district (wider city centre).
GEFCO has cerated a new region from the Czech Republic and Slovakia since August 2017. The management of both branches is taken over by Aleksander Raczynski, who has been managing corporate activities in the Czech Republic for the last four years.
Volkswagen Group’s Slovak unit said it had reached a wage deal with a trade union to end a six-day strike that has hit production at the country’s biggest private employer.
Prologis, Inc., the global leader in logistics real estate, announced that it has fully leased a newly delivered 21,140 square metre speculative facility at Prologis Park Bratislava to a furniture wholesaler.
European Union regulators opened an investigation into Slovakia’s plan to grant 125 million euros ($139.7 million) to Jaguar Land Rover to support a new plant in the country, saying they had concerns about the legality of the measure.
Incheba Expo Club hosted a ceremonial opening of the Bratislava car show on Tuesday, 25-th April, 2017. The organizers promised the presence of a total of 46 brands with the participation of most Slovak car importers.
KIA MOTORS CZECH awarded its best Czech dealers for 2016. They were awarded in seven categories. Besides the prizes for best Kia dealer, the import company appreciated best seller, best service, Fleet Centre of the Year and they also announced the winners in the categories of Kia Select, Trophy Award and Platinum Dealer.
Kia Motors marks the tenth anniversary of production in Europe. From the official launch of volume production on 7 December 2006, over 2.5 million vehicles and 3.8 million engines have rolled off production lines at Kia Motors Slovakia in Žilina.
Jaguar Land Rover said on Tuesday it will build its next-generation Land Rover Discovery in Slovakia, the first model chosen for the 1 billion pound ($1.25 billion) plant which is due to open in 2018.
Jaguar Land Rover has started work on its new factory in Slovakia. The plant will build a range of all-new aluminum Jaguar Land Rover vehicles, JLR said in a statement on Tuesday.
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