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Rimac launches new production line for EV hypercar

18 Jun 2020 | Graeme Roberts

Croatian electric vehicle developer and producer Rimac Automobili said it had launched a new production line for its latest C_Two all-electric hypercar model, with customer deliveries planned for next year.

AD Plastik updates Europe factory operations

6 May 2020 | Simon Warburton

AD Plastik says it is adapting its factory tempo in Europe as Ford in Germany and Romania, Fiat in Italy and Suzuki in Hungary start operating, albeit at reduced capacity.

Brose plans electric motor factory in Serbia

24 Oct 2019 | Graeme Roberts

German car parts manufacturer Brose - which recently announced the axing of 2,000 jobs in Germany - plans to spend EUR180m (US$200m) on the construction of a factory in Pancevo, in northern Serbia, the Serbian government reportedly has said.

Croatia reportedly eyes VW plant too

23 Oct 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Croatia wants to persuade Volkswagen to build its planned new EUR1.3bn (US$1.45bn) factory in the Adriatic country, after the German car maker said it was putting on hold its final decision to build the facility in Turkey, local media reported.

Porsche boosts share in Rimac Automobili

6 Sep 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Porsche has increased its stake in hypercar and technology company Rimac Automobili to 15.5%.

Hyundai invests in Croatian high-performance EV start-up Rimac

14 May 2019 | editorial team

Hyundai Motor Group has agreed to invest EUR80m in Croatian high-performance electric car manufacturer Rimac Automobili, as the South Korean carmaker looks to establish a strategic partnership with the European start-up company in the clean mobility segment.

EIB loans EUR30m to Croatia's Rimac Automobili

11 Dec 2018 | Simon Warburton

Europe's Investment Bank (EIB) is to provide a EUR30m (US$34m) loan to Croatian company, Rimac Automobili.

Hyundai talks Croatia plant - reports

6 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Hyundai Motor Company is in talks for the launch a motor vehicle production plant in Croatia, Zagreb-based media reported.

Porsche takes stake in Croatian carmaker

21 Jun 2018 | Dave Leggett

Porsche has said it has taken a stake of 10% in Croatia's technology and electric sports car maker Rimac Automobili and and its subsidiary Greyp Bikes.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Croatia car market faces 22% decline

22 Jun 2009 | editorial team

Researchers at Business Monitor International (BMI) say that the outlook for Croatia's car market is 'highly challenging' and they are forecasting a market decline of 22% in 2009.

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