EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Volkswagen Slovakia

Volkswagen Slovakia

Geographic Location

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


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.2 - Manufacture of bodies (coachwork) for motor vehicles; manufacture of trailers and semi-trailers
Number Employed: 9400
Group: Volkswagen

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 24-10-2014
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-08-2015
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

German car maker Volkswagen is to create 500 new jobs at its new vehicle bodywork production facilities in Bratislava. As reported, by the end of 2015 the site will be ready to participate in the manufacturing of SUV Bentley models. The €600 million expansion plan involves also the installment of about 1,000 robots.