EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Volkswagen Slovakia

Company/Organisation:
Volkswagen Slovakia

Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia
Region: Bratislavsky kraj; Bratislavsky kraj
Location of affected unit(s): Bratislava

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Number Employed: 6500
Group: Vokswagen AG

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-07-2010
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 12-07-2010
Foreseen End Date: 31-08-2010
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

Volkswagen Slovakia Company is to expand its business and create about 1000 new jobs in its Bratislava plant by September 2010. According to the PR manager of the Company, Vladimír Michalík, the business expansion is attributed to the increasing customer demands on new Touareg, Audi Q7 and Porsche Cayenne off-road cars. From 2 September 2010 continuous-shift work will operate on the company's production lines.