AUTOBOND GROUP, one of Toyota’s largest dealers in the Czech Republic, opened a new Toyota store in Ostrava in October – Svinov. The multi-million investment in the Opava, built according to the brand’s retail concept, was realized over six months.
American company Chassix announced its intention to produce chassis and powertrain components for cars in Ostrava. It plans to start production at the beginning of 2018, employing up to 350 people here.
The first Hyundai i30 of the third generation rolled off the production lines in Nošovice, Czech Republic.. The Moravian-Silesian factory started mass production of five-door hatchback, which is the first version of a new generation.
Hyundai Motor’s Czech unit aims to boost output by 2.3 percent to 350,000 cars in 2016 after beating production targets last year. Production rose by 11.3 percent to 342,200 units in 2015, 3.7 percent above the factory plan.
Hyundai unveiled its new Tucson compact SUV segment. European versions will be built at Hyundai’s factory in Nosovice, Czech Republic, replacing ix35 production.
Tatra Trucks General Meeting (19. 11. 2014) approved capital increase by one billion CZK. Investments will be directed mainly to modern manufacturing technologies that enable productivity growth and quality of production.
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